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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
There is a lot to discover in our new Spring issue of 2015: Follow us into artist’s studios in which the medium wool is being transformed into new and admirable creations. Visit exhibitions and workshops that show how wool can develop into something completely new and be inspired to do it yourself!
Did you know that mermaids are not to be envied and flowers can be a lovely
basic material for clothes? We also cover a textile journey to Kyrgyzstan and individual hand-woven bag designs made of recycled plastic bags. We combined a colorful range of topics, with exciting reports, an instruction for the felting of a bird jewel case, and book reviews into bouquet of spring flowers.→ more
The Winter issue of the filzfun 2014/15 shows the versatility of felt in many exciting articles and emphasizes how inspiring it can be to cross some boarders in excess of felt. Different artists open up their studios to us and give us an insight into their distinctive and offbeat working. Reports of exhibitions and events offer you an inspiring view in the felters world. Follow a cultural
exchange of needle and thread, learn about the colors of the Andes, be inspired to change some of your habits by a culture of repairing. More exciting content, book reviews and an instruction for an adorable dachshund await you in this Winter issue. → more
Colorful, exciting, creative and always amazing that’s how the felters world represents itself in this autumn issue of the FUN. It includes great fashion, «animalistic» objects and masks, subtle accessories, and touching art works made by artists from all over the world. Sustainable fashion can be glamorous is one topic, as well as a premium hiking trail with unique felt art.
Exhibition reports, events and workshop insights show how versatile felting is and inspire to new ideas. Set out
ion the trail of the Kurdish felt vests Ferendji and a look over the shoulder of teens that found felt to be a medium of their very own personality development. An exciting surface technique, the working on felt craters, inspires to start creating for yourself and completes this issue alongside many more exciting articles. → more
The Summer Issue of the FUN 2014 is filled with exciting insights into the diverse world of felt and textile design. The creations by amazing artists prove once again the magic that lies within wool fibers and they show us how different and unique each creation made of wool can be.
The FUN reports about exhibitions, workshops, or individual projects, and also offers a variety on inspiration for our reader´s own creative times.
There is a ‘how to’ take great photos of your objects tutorial included, as well as the beautiful transmittals in our Readers Gallery.
We take you on a journey to a great cross-over-project that brought together artists from many different textile crafts, we travel to a felt workshop in South Africa and we stop on our way to get to know the important facts of very important sheep breeds at a Production Animal Ark. A tutorial for the creative making and baking (!) of Apricot Tartlets and many more interesting articles complete the Summer Issue. → more