Most of the textile materials are woven which means that they are made on a loom and are interlocked with thread which is strung vertically and the thread which is strung horizontally. The thread which is vertically strung is called warp and the thread which is horizontally strung is called weft. When the warp and the weft are interlocked together, they form a flat piece of cloth.
The process of quality control starts when the materials arrive. The felt is checked for its weight and quality particularly. Some of the companies purchase wool which has been baled and scoured, the originality of the bales is tested when it gets in.
Originally hats which were made from felt were produced by using animal fur, mostly beaver fur. The fur was combined with other fiber like wool by adding pressure, moisture and heat. At that time the best hats were made of beaver skin and many a time’s the men’s hats were referred as beavers. These hats had become very famous in the middle ages. But by the end of fourteenth century the cost of the beaver hats came down and was mostly produced in Low Countries.
Felt can be called as the oldest fabric known to man and to prove this there are many ancient writings on felt. As felt does not need to be produced by loom and is not even woven, it was easy for the ancient man to make it. Some of the remains of felt products were discovered in the tombs of horsemen of ‘Siberian Tlai Mountains’ in 700 BC. The tribes of nomadic horsemen made saddles, tents and clothes from felt material because it had high resistance against snowy and wet weather.
Felt is a fabric made out of the fibers of wool or hair of the animals entangled together by steam or pressure without weaving, knitting or spinning. These kinds of fibers include fur, wool and certain other type of hair fibers that are matted together under right conditions because of their peculiar structure and high degree of crimp. Continue reading
Either you are looking for an activity for a rainy day or you want to amuse children and teach them to create new toys, there is a trend that is spreading all around the world, craft felting. Continue reading
You can encompass both styles- beauty and safety together in traditional fabric to perk up your living space.
From time to time, you don’t have to spend money just on functional stuff, but you are allowed to bring a special sparkle to your house to make it feel more like home. Because home is where your heart is, where your keys open your door and where you feel yourself. And there is no better way than to use some decorations to shake it up a little bit. Let’s look at a list why this time, you should try decoration felt to light up your kingdom.
Simplicity, beauty and pure nature.
The style of design wool felt brings even more than just 100% of natural material. It brings revolution in design, because of its great qualities, which pave the way for architects and various designers to use design wool felt in their products. Customer´s satisfaction is determined not only by originality, extra soft surface, new ideas and elegance – but also by variety of possibilites to create your own design without any borders.