Conference and AGM, Sweden, 2018

The details of next year's conference in Landskrona are now ready and can be found here: conference information. We look forward to welcoming members, new and old, at this wonderful…

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ETN meeting in Borås

Hot stuff! Wool and fibre are becoming trendy as design and fashion go back to basics, combining local natural materials with modern technology. This was one of trend forecaster, Lij…

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Yarnfolk 2017

Review of 1st annual Yarnfolk Festival, Whitehead  5 August 2017 The quiet seaside village of Whitehead, Co Antrim, was all abuzz on Saturday with the first annual Yarnfolk Festival.  I had…

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It is with great sadness that we report one of our members in Region 18, Americas, K.C. Lowe from Anchorage, Alaska died in May 2017. Her daughter Kara wrote “I…

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Meeting in Felletin

Wednesday 24 April, Carin Madsén Kollberg, IFA International Officer met about twenty French feltmakers and chairman of Feutre Art Textile in the small town of Felletin. Her task was to…

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Our New President!

It is with great pleasure that we announced at the AGM in April at Belsey Bridge in the UK, that Sheila Smith has agreed to be our new president.  The nominations received…

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Woolly Art in the Park

I own a company called Art Daze in Lancashire running art and craft workshops in schools specialising in Felt Making. During the summer I worked with a small group of 11…

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Inspired: art and couture in felted wool

The very best felt is fine and soft. It is sculptural. Different wools, and different colours of wool, are combined abstractly, or used like oil pastels to create still life pictures.

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