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Merry and colorful spring themes await you in the current issue of the filzfun: a.o. brightly-colored objects by the British duo Rosiepink, Terese Cato’s wool sculptures with their expressive faces and gossamer fairy wings made by Yasmin Groß. Felt a table runner whereon croci blossom in different colors with the help of our step-by-step instructions or accompany pupils from Düsseldorf on an exhibition to planet Felt together with us.
We invite you to read about interesting exhibitions, workshops und meetings of the international felting and textile art scene: about Judit Pócs‘ show in Kecskemét, Lisa Klakulak’s Strongfelt course in the Austrian Most Quarter as well as the felt symposia Kreatov on the island of Gotland und felt::feutre canada in British Columbia.→ more
The world of felting and textile art is more vital than ever: Which is reflected in this issue of the filzfun with reports about the first member exhibition of the felt-network (www.filznetzwerk.de), of the Soul of Felt, of the Textile Art Berlin and many more events about felting and wool; it is also reflected with the portraits of creative felt artists as well as in reports about workshops, projects and new meetings in the following year.
Animalistic, that is a good description of the autumn issue 2016 – adorable “Heartfelt Dogs” by felt artist Von Allen, bags made by Katrin Kümmel, that depict snail shells and sea shells, original “Feestbeesten” for the 25th anniversary of the Dutch Felt Association and crocheted fish made out of plastic foil at the Textile Art Trail in Bergisches Land.
Go see the exhibition “All Felt or What?” at Castle Nideggen and read about exciting workshops, where felt gets plastic structures and natural
fibers are dyed after your ideas in this issue. Two felt artists take you on their journeys to Lake Baikal and to Mongolia and they report about their interesting encounters with felters from other culture areas. Inspirations for own creative ideas can be drawn from book suggestions and an instruction for a shawl with the interesting Synthappret technique. → more
The summer issue 2016 offers exciting insights into the diverse world of creative felt and textile designs. Imaginative felted creations by outstanding artists show the magic insight wool fibers and how one can create different and unique works out of it. There are reports about exhibitions, workshops and individual projects, as well as a lot of inspiration for your own creative working.
Read about the process of turning silkworm cocoons into beautiful creations
and how a felt project in the Spanish Castile helps suffering dogs. The felting of magical dragons is also a topic, as well as a report about a felt journey to India and an article about the endangered German Karakul sheep. Further exciting topics, book reviews and the instruction for an adorable Rose Angel complete this summer issue. → more
The 50th issue of the filzfun is again a real eye opener for felt making this spring. The creations by very different felt artist show how broad and exciting the spectrum of felt design is, all over the world. Felt and concrete can be a really interesting combination, another topic covers the silkworm breeding for the household, and the extraordinary wool quality of the Swedish Fine Wool Sheep is another topic.
Reviews on exhibitions and events show another inspiring bright lights on the colorful felting world. The instruction on making a special bracelet, which can hold small secrets, rounds this 50th spring issue up, with other interesting topics and book reviews. → more
Creative variety, inspiring ideas and real passion for felt: Those are the ingredients of our winter issue of the filzfun 2015/16! Enter in studios of creative artists and be inspired by unique felt creations. Follow the wool on its way to extraordinary exhibitions, stimulating workshops and artistic projects, for example in South America. Look over the shoulders of participants of the German-Russian felters meeting,
gaze at dazzling felt fashion in Berlin and be touched by the joy created by felt making of elderly diagnosed with dementia. An inspiring journey to Uzbekistan, many more topics, book reports and an instruction to felt a scarf turns this issue into a real reading pleasure. → more