FILZKATZE

Handmade Wool & Silk Accessories

Badenweiler, Germany · 111 Sales

FILZKATZE

Handmade Wool & Silk Accessories

Badenweiler, Germany 111 Sales On Etsy since 2011

5 out of 5 stars
(58)

Shop owner

Susanne

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Announcement   Welcome to my shop for handmade wool & silk accessories. Here you find slippers, necklaces, bags & cases, scarfs, mittens, decoration items, greeting cards, animals, cat toys, beads & cords. My proudly cherished speciality: "Vegetarian Wool", animal & eco friendly, ethical, cruelty free, organic, natural & plant dyed.

Announcement

Welcome to my shop for handmade wool & silk accessories. Here you find slippers, necklaces, bags & cases, scarfs, mittens, decoration items, greeting cards, animals, cat toys, beads & cords. My proudly cherished speciality: "Vegetarian Wool", animal & eco friendly, ethical, cruelty free, organic, natural & plant dyed.

Susanne

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Susanne

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Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(58)
Lori

Lori on Feb 9, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

I really love this hat. It is soft, warm and extremely comfortable to wear. I like that it breathes as well. Love it! Promptly shipped and very well packaged. So happy! :)

Danielle

Danielle on Jan 25, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

I bought this beautiful bag made by Susanne's mother as a gift for my niece, and she loves it! Not only is the item itself lovely and carefully crafted, but interacting with Susanne has been a real pleasure. Through a snafu in the mail system (no fault of Susanne's) the package ended up in postal limbo, and she kept me updated about the situation and contacted the mail service to find out about the package's whereabouts. When the package was finally returned to her, she shipped it out again that same day, and it made it safely the second time. On top of everything Susanne had wrapped the gift with such care, even including a sweet birthday card with a message I had asked her to include with the gift. I feel very lucky that Susanne was so thoughtful in the way she dealt with the postal issue. Thank you!

Lori

Lori on Dec 12, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

These are lovely, warm, soft and beautifully made. They come up around your ankles but have some give & are very comfortable. Read in the shop description of where Susanne gets the wool from sanctuaries & ethical, caring sources in the Black Forest, it is a wonderful story. LOVE these!! Beautifully packaged and promptly shipped. :)

Lori

Lori on Dec 12, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

These are so well and beautifully made. Susanne uses ethically gathered wool from sanctuaries & ethical farms and it is all organic which makes me feel extra happy. Beautifully packaged and promptly delivered. Love these!!! :)

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About

Felting in a hot month of July?

I always loved knitting sweaters in winter, but who buys wool in a very hot summer? In July 2010 I saw some special wool yarn for felting at an unbeatable price & just couldn't resist. I never felted before, but then I crocheted a little cat, felted it & filled it with lavender blossoms from my garden. For lavender at least it was just the right season.
Suddenly there were 2 cats, 3...more & more. Autumn came & a first bag. Winter & some slippers. And then many many necklaces. What to do with all of these?
So then my shop "FILZKATZE" (The Felting Cat) was born.
In 2011 I started natural dyeing from plants.
My Mum Lilo also got infected by the felting virus & started making wonderful bags & bowls that I also sell in my shop.

As I care a lot about human, environment & animal welfare, my new products are made with either natural or plant dyed "Vegetarian Wool" from sheep that live in animal sanctuaries or as "landscape managers" & are not butchered.
Sometimes I also use Tussah Silk (wild silk) & Ahimsa Silk (Peace Silk/non violent silk) being obtained without killing the silk worms.
I love all animal & eco friendly materials.
Working with them makes me feel even happier with my hobby & hopefully many people more.

My cat Reesha (Arabic for "feather") is my inspiration, model & tester.

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  • Susanne

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator, Photographer, Logistics, Shipping

  • Lilo

    Maker, Designer, Susanne's Mum

  • Reesha

    Muse

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