Links

FeltMakers & artists

Ewa Kuniczak, a wonderful friend and feltmaker from Scotland.

Birgitte Krag Hansen, a delightful creator of felt from Denmark.

Pat Spark is a feltmaker and teacher and runs the North American Felters Network

Alexander Pilin is a Russian creator of innovative felt fashions

Polly Stirling, of both the USA and Australia, developed the nuno felt technique to create light weight drapable felt clothing.

Jorie Johnson is an American feltmaker and teacher living in Kyoto, Japan.

Festive Fibers, check out Nicole's great felted upholstery fabrics.

Ayala Talpai has published a great book on needle felting. 

Alana is a feltmaker whose work you should explore.

 

Felt & Fiber

The International Feltmakers Association publishes Echoes magazine, an excellent journal of art feltmaking.

The Northeast (USA) Feltmakers Guild, a great organization with a nice web site, thanks to the hard work of Chris White, Deb O'Hanlon, and others.

Harrisville Designs, offers a range of fiber workshops, fiber, felting supplies, and yarn. In a 19th century mill complex in Harrisville, New Hampshire.

The Fiber Studio, located in Henniker, New Hampshire, workshops and supplies for spinners, weavers, and feltmakers.

The New York Sheep and Wool Festival at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds in Rhinebeck, New York.

North American Felters Network, run by Pat Spark, is a great email listserve where roughly 300 felters share information via email. Once you subscribe, you will receive all the postings to the list in your email inbox and when you send a note to the list address it is automatically distributed to all subscribers. To subscribe: send an email to majordomo@peak.org with the words "subscribe feltmakers" (without the quotes) in the message area (you do not need to include your name). The subject may be left empty. You must be subscribing for yourself only and you should be sending your email from the address to which you wish your FELTMAKERS mail to come.

The Felters' FAQ is another terrific service Pat Spark has provided to fellow feltmakers. At this link you will find loads of useful information from tips and tricks to sources for supplies and upcoming events. 

 

Organizations & Schools

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, in Tennessee, offers art classes and craft classes for everyone from the novice to the professional. 

John C. Campbell Folk School, in North Carolina, US, features teachers of many traditional folk arts. Sharon Costello generally teaches doll felting techniques there once a year.