Exhibits & Performances, Felt & Fabric

Textile Show

I've put 2 wall hangings in a textile show in Toronto at GAS--Gerrard Art Space. The show is an open call, non-juried exhibit. The reception will be this coming Saturday, Jan 13, and the show will last until Jan. 28. I haven't shown much work physically in a few years, so this may be a… Continue reading Textile Show

Felt & Fabric

What Lead Me to Feltmaking

Before I took up feltmaking, I worked for a few years making quilts and appliqués . While making appliqués from cotton fabric, I ventured into using synthetic felt for the ease of cutting the shapes and sewing them.  I then began learning about real felt--I mean material made from wool.  And thought I'd try my hand… Continue reading What Lead Me to Feltmaking

Felt & Fabric

Feltmaking

I've been thinking about the work I've done in the past, some of which I have hanging on walls I walk past daily.  One media I greatly enjoyed working with was wool.  For several years, I used merino wool roving to make small felt wall hangings, purses and ornaments.  I used the wet felting method which… Continue reading Feltmaking