Read an interview with a true feltmaker and find out what inspires her, how her work looks like and what is most important for an artist.
It is a true story in which a few sharp felting needles, Brave Beetle and Mad Feltmaker meet in the Gloomy Forest for a quick session.
I dye merino wool with acid dyes and vinegar. The result is different each time, but this is what makes the dyeing worth to try!
Felt is the oldest textile known to mankind. It was used in ancient times and Mongolian yurts are proof of this.
There is a Christian legend which shows that saints also need comfortable shoes. Especially when they are persecuted!
One of the legends describing origins of felting says that felt was invented by the biblical Noah. How could this happen? Read the whole story.
What is the difference between machinemade and handmade felt? And what is felt at all? I explain it here for total beginners.