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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
The Autumn Issue 2015 takes you into the rich, creative, and always exciting world of felt making. Creative artists, impressive hat creations, playful accessories, or experimental combinations with felt and mixed media – we always have the impression to be able to grasp the medium felt with our hands.
Reports on exhibitions and events, as well as inspiration from workshops show, how diverse felting is being practiced and they pave the way for
new, own ideas. Felted rabbits that deal with politics and society, sheep shearing without stress, or the first Austrian Felt Art Trail are topics of this issue. Other interesting articles, like an instruction for a new dyeing technique combining batik with eco-print and new book reviews, complete this issue of the filzfun → more
The summer issue oft the filzfun is a real cornucopia of beautiful felt art: visits to art studios of extraordinary felt artists reveal how wool can be transformed into the greatest creations. Reviews of exhibitions worth seeing, events as well as workshops show how divers felt making can be and inspire you to new ideas. Be also inspired by rust dyeing for new felt experiments,
rejoice in the transmittals of our readers gallery and get to know the French Ouessant sheep. A robust carpet made of clipped wool makes you want to make your own. Together with many more enjoyable topics and book reviews the summer issue of the fun is complete. → more