filzfun: Issue 68 autumn 2020

You will get to know three artistic personalities from three continents in this filzfun issue: Annette Quentin-Stoll, one of the best-known German feltmakers and the author of several gallery books tells us about her life without homepage and TV, yet with a lot of quality features instead. Sayaka Ono from Japan makes astounding sculptures from white wool but also extravagant …
Continue reading

posted on 24.08.20 | posted on 24.08.20

filzfun: Issue 67 summer 2020

Felting and celebrating together, personal encounters, exchanges of experiences, workshops and a performance exhibit: The filzfun summer issue looks back upon the felt encounter of the Filz-Netzwerk in the Roggenburg monastery, themed »Masquerade«. Shortly afterwards this motto seemed almost prophetic when the Corona crisis called for a general protection of the public by wearing face masks. When courses, shows and …
Continue reading

posted on 09.06.20 | posted on 09.06.20

filzfun: Issue 66 spring 2020

When the first spring flowers open their blossoms and the days grow longer again it’s the ideal time for a new, noble Nunofelt scarf. In the spring filzfun we depict the making of an extravagant model with a mottled pattern and fringes in richly detailed and illustrated step-by-step instructions by Jenny Hill. The designer creates and felts exclusive felt fashion. …
Continue reading

posted on 27.02.20 | posted on 27.02.20

filzfun: Issue 65 winter 2019/2020

Gingerbread, butter or black-and-white cookies – all guaranteed without calories and expiration date: The artist Inga Dünkelberg-Niemann from Düsseldorf opened such a wondrous „bakery” with her students, who enjoyed the pre-festive felting hours enormously. Those who wish to join in can find many practical hints and advice in the filzfun winter issue. Also the bewitching felt mice in Beate Felten-Leidel’s …
Continue reading

posted on 29.11.19 | posted on 29.11.19

filzfun: Issue 64 autumn 2019

It is hard to believe: Until forty years ago the archaic handicraft feltmaking was all but forgotten in Western and Middle Europe. The Hungarian textile artist couple Mari Nagy and István Vidák played an important role that this ancient craft is now blossoming anew, also due to their meticulous research into felting traditions and the organizing of many feltmaking camps. …
Continue reading

posted on 29.08.19 | posted on 29.08.19

filzfun: Issue 63 summer 2019
will be published on May 29, 2019

The Fat Ladies made by Tanja Kahl look forward to the summer the whole rest of the year, since only then the voluptuous felt beauties can show off their fashionable bathing suits and bikinis. How she found the way to her trademark and how the Fat Ladies are wet-felted the artist from the Odenwald tells us in the filzfun. US …
Continue reading

posted on 14.05.19 | posted on 14.05.19

filzfun: Issue 62 spring 2019

Intricate structures and und eccentric costumes made by Marjolein Dallinga, heart-warming hand- and finger puppets by Katharina Thierer and worlds en miniature in a cup format as well as sturdy baskets and vessels by Maike Leja Breitlauch: The portraits of the felt artists in the spring issue of the filzfun once more demonstrate the mind-boggling range of creative possibilities that …
Continue reading

posted on 27.02.19 | posted on 27.02.19

filzfun: Issue 61 winter 2018/2019

It is hard to say during which season feltmaking is more fun: Outside in the summer or inside in winter, when the days are shorter and when you can let your thoughts roam freely around the felting table. Susanne Schächter-Heil offers a strong argument in the winter filzfun to get water and soap on the spot: With the help of …
Continue reading

posted on 30.11.18 | posted on 30.11.18

filzfun: Issue 60 autumn 2018

Felting is pure magic: Through movement alone, loose wool fibers turn into a firm texture that can be brought into any desired form and used in many more different ways than any other material, – for witches’ and wizards’ headgear, for instance. The cover of the filzfun fall issue shows such a hat with mushroom gills made by Kathrine J. …
Continue reading

posted on 22.08.18 | posted on 22.08.18

filzfun: Issue 59 summer 2018

Felt Art is versatile! Many possible facets are shown for example during the members‘ exhibit of the Filz-Netzwerk in the filzfun summer issue. 36 artists have interpreted the motto »Gehalten & getragen (Carried & Worn)« most differently and individually. One of them is Gabriele Wehrmeyer, who masterly combines wool not only with natural but also with contrasting industrially-made materials like …
Continue reading

posted on 30.05.18 | posted on 30.05.18