Wednesday, August 23, 2006

Wet, Shibori and Nuno Felting

Wet

Wet Felting

Feltcrafts - Wet Felting Rolling Machine

 

frombelgiumwithlove.etsy.com

This seller on Etsy.com has very interesting felted jewelry.  Worth a look.

 

EBSQ - Zines:  The Ancient Art of Felt Making :  

Wet Felted Flower example

 

Felted Hats/Jackets:  wet felting

Lizzie Houghton

Tops, Jackets, Coats

 

Jackets:   Lizzie Houghton

International Feltmakers Association

 

Felted bead tutorial

Felt beads tutorial

The Felt Making Process: Additional Felting Information

Felt Beads

 

Shibori

Just Jussi Shibori scarf tutorial  

Shibori is a Japanese wet felting technique for pleating and resist dyeing fabric and then wet felting it.  It results in beautiful textures and color effects.

 

Nuno felting

Nuno Felting:  Zia Gipson - The Artist At Work

Nunofelt

"Nunofelt making is a specialized, but equally old, application of felt work, made by arranging open weave fabric with loose wool fibre in an alkaline liquid environment and then subjecting the combination to agitation. Depending upon the desired outcome for the felt, heat may or may not be applied in order to speed, tighten or coarsen the felt..."

 

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