Fashioning Felt Exhibit
If you’re a felt fanatic, love sewing with felted fabrics, or just want to feast your eyes on the amazing tactile and textural qualities and experience the versatillity of felt, then come and see the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum’s latest exhibit, Fashioning Felt on display now through September 7th, 2009. Felting, the ancient technique made by matting together wool fibers through humidity and friction, is in the spotlight again with more and more designers taking to its textile creation. This innovative exhibit showcases felted garments, jewelry, furniture, architecture, home furnishings, and more, and takes you on a historic journey of felt–from traditional felting techniques to modern contemporary designs. For more details go to Cooperhewitt.org
La Opera Dragon Fabric: JA FELT Studio, Centralia, Washington, 2006.
Dress and Jacket: designed by Christine Birkle.
Prince Chair: designed by Louise Campbell.
A-Z Fiber Form White Dress: designed and made by Andrea Zittel.