Please enjoy these links to some of my favorite resources and inspirations.
A sampling of feltmakers whose work I admire:
Robin Blakney-Carlson, Luckystone Feltworks Studio
Sharon Costello, Black Sheep Designs
May Jacobsen Hvistendahl
Polly Stirling, Wild Turkey Felt Makers
Great sources for fibers and feltmaking supplies:
Dharma Trading Co.
White silks and fabric dyes for feltmakers
Lori Flood Felted Fibers
Dyed merino roving, merino and Norwegian batts, fiber blends, silk for nuno felt
New England Felting Supply
Northeast Fiber Arts Center
Dyed merino wool roving, Norwegian felting batts, fiber blends, pre-felts, hand-dyed silk fabric, books
Dyed merino wool roving, Norwegian felting batts, custom felting batts, fiber blends, pre-felts, silk fabric, dyes, and felting supplies
Dyed Australian merino wool roving, silk roving, fiber blends, felting supplies, and books
Huge selection of white silk for feltmaking in numerous weights and widths, as well as dyed and patterned silks
Organizations and events that support feltmakers:
An intensive week-long conference offered every two years for serious feltmakers. Top felt artists from around the world lead workshops covering a full range of artistic and technical feltmaking topics.
Northeast Feltmakers Guild
Feltmakers meet 3 times each year at various locations in the northeast to show work, share experiences, and advance feltmaking skills; $25 annual dues.
International Feltmakers Association
Membership organization offering a quarterly journal, Felt Matters; $50 annual dues.
Online Feltmakers’ Forum
Share ideas, techniques, resources, and observations related to feltmaking. To subscribe to this list hosted by Pat Spark, email to firstname.lastname@example.org and in the body of the message write: subscribe feltmakers.