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The spring issue of the FUN 2014 is full of exciting insights into artist´s studios. They felt, sew with recycled fabrics and yarn, and this time we read a lot about embroidery too. The results are different and new each time. The colorful variety that develops inspires the own creative processes.
You can read also how students use wool for their innovative felt designs and you can read about the presentations of unconventional felt fashion on
runways of Germany and Canada. Other topics cover the fact that felt making is good for our souls and can support us in difficult times, as well as an insight into conducting creative workshops. The spring issue is completed with reports from exhibitions and workshops, book reviews and an instruction for a cheeky felt animal. → more
The winter issue 2013 reports of great events, exhibition and workshops. Sculptures, wall hangings and fashion are being made in studios all over the world. The production of beautiful felt with individual signatures, the philosophy of each artist, shows the possibilities of wool and felt. This issue shows you the soul of felt making and the option to use felt making as part of therapy. The portraits of great artists in this winter issue display free embroidery in
combination with felt, that is fashionable and modern. The link between Nuno felt, beads, sequins, embroidery, and beautiful colors offer a range of articles that suit all likings of our readers. Get inspired by this new issue and read also about the possibility to have a flock of sheep in the city that works in conservation of the landscape. → more
In this autumn issue of the FUN 2013 we meet artists with their very own signature: Felting combined with tattoo art, child memories that come to life again in felt art, or felting with wool from your own flock of sheep - this is only one part of the artist portraits of this issue. Community projects like »Filzfieber« or the art trail are really great and are a source of inspiration for others. Everyone talks about upcycling now.
We get to introduce two artists to you that live the sustainability idea through and through. We also have to great instruction manuals for you: pleating of felt and the use of »silk hankies« for a great new way of surface design. Exhibitions, reports of workshops and more will be a great source of inspiration for your own productive and creative hours during this fall. → more
The summer issue of the FUN 2013 looks behind the scenes of several artist studios. In all of them they felt but each time with different approaches, techniques, preferences and results. Some like to plan ahead others like to experiment and enjoy the effect of surprises. In summer felt making can contribute to a nice atmosphere: a self made water lily bowl will decorate your home or backyard.
You will read about how fascinating and complex one can study textiles at University Osnabrück or University Paderborn in Germany. New tips and tricks for your own working space as well as inspirations from exhibitions, from national or international workshops and from other events give you an insight into the felters scene. → more
The Spring issue 2013 includes varied designs in felt and textiles. One feature all these works have in common is the special feel of felt - no matter in whatever texture it is presented. Would you like to try knitting and felting and make something warming to sit on? Use the instruction that also teaches the technique of "doubleface-knitting". Felt as soulwork in combination with art can also be experienced during your holidays. The positive experiences with new tools for felting workshops is tempting
to try them out. Networking of people working with felt brings the wonderful material wool to a broad public. International artists show their personal creations in exhibitions. A school project, insights into workshops and portraits of artists bring inspiration for spring and for your own experiments. → more
The winter issue of the FUN 2012 introduces you to remarkable creations of designers and artists of the felters scene. You´ll get to see breathtaking fashion and (interior) accessories. The »addiQuick« is the topic of everyone at the moment and we give you an exclusive insight into this turbo felting machine. You can read what the inventor of the »addiQuick« creates with her machine in our report about her brand »mobifilz«. Our felters yourney brings us to Namibia this time, where felt is able to create
new jobs. The therapeutical acknowledgement of felt rises and we talk about felt at art classes and with workshops with patients with dementia. Exhibitions, Events and Insights into workshops underline the fact of the diversity of felt making in Germany. An instruction about a very personal gift and more complete this winter issue of the FUN. → more