Announcement Welcome to my shop! I use traditional wet felting techniques to craft decorative art objects and framable art pieces. Every item you see here is unique and lovingly made.
Welcome to my shop! I use traditional wet felting techniques to craft decorative art objects and framable art pieces. Every item you see here is unique and lovingly made.
traversing the line between functional craft and fine art...
Traditional felting – or wet felting – is one of the most ancient textile crafts and has its origins in Asia and Europe prior to the eighth century. Almost anything can be shaped from wool – clothing, footwear, shelters (yurts), toys, jewelry, sculpture and two-dimensional pieces of artwork. Under the label Felt by Design, I explore multiple felting techniques in work that traverses the space between functional craft and fine art.
I have a simultaneous devotion to artwork and craftwork within felting. Creating functional pieces like bowls, vases, scarves, decorative cuffs and necklaces gives me an opportunity to focus on texture and colour in craft pieces that serve both functional and aesthetic purposes. When working on interpretative landscapes, I strive to convey the raw emotion that I see and feel in the natural world of expansive sky, vast water, towering trees and young plants. I love the addition of craft work to my overall practice because it carries so much potential within this creative medium and has added a new and exciting dimension to my work. This hybridization of art and craft with what I offer Etsy buyers here in my shop - I hope that my products will not only appeal to craft enthusiasts but will draw out fine art lovers as well.
As a vendor with Etsy, I design decorative bowls, vases, scarves, cuffs and necklaces that appeal to a selective audience— felt pieces in which I have explored of the abstract world, played with texture and colour, and crafted the raw pieces into wearable and useful art. From bowls to necklaces, and from one-of-a-kind greeting cards to two dimensional landscapes, I hope that you find something that sparks your interest in my work!
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I am an emerging felt maker and textile artist living in Ottawa, Canada’s National Capital Region.
Accepted payment methods
- Accepts Etsy gift cards
In some countries buyers are subject to custom taxes and duties on items shipped from international locations. These taxes and duities are the responsibility of the buyer.
Refunds and Exchanges
One exception to the rule applies to custom orders: I do not issue refunds for customer orders. These items are made to your specifications and in your preferred colours and cannot be easily transferred to another client. Because of this, please provide a very detailed and accurate description of what you would like made (colour, size, texture, etc.). Nevertheless, please be aware that felting is a very organic process and that each piece is unique unto itself; each piece provides new and unexpected results and effects. Special orders are priced accordingly.