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Irene Dizes, Hands on Creativity

Medium: Nuno Felting

Description:  Nuno felting, Eco-Printing and dyeing art to wear

Nuno felting is taking raw wool roving laying out thin layers on silk and other natural materials than with hot water and olive oil soap tumbling and kneading until the fibers combine to form a closed tissue. This makes a comfortable and very attractive piece of wearable art. EcoPrint and dyeing with natural plants may also be combined on silk and wool creating a light and airy garment which has a nice drape plus warmth. ARTIST STATEMENT I have always had a passion for creating clothing that ranges from simple and elegant to unique high fashion wearable art. My love of color, design and fiber has developed into a particular interest in nuno felting*. I find this felting process to be both relaxing and exhilarating as I create one-of-a kind scarves, purses, brooches and seamless jackets and dresses. This interest has also led me to share this magical process with both novice and experienced felters. As my fascination has grown, I continue to discover more ways to I have always had a passion for creating clothing that ranges from simple and elegant to unique high fashion wearable art. My love of color, design and fiber has developed into a particular interest in nuno felting*. I find this felting process to be both relaxing and exhilarating as I create one-of-a kind scarves, purses, brooches and seamless jackets and dresses. This interest has also led me to share this magical process with both novice and experienced felters. As my fascination has grown, I continue to discover more ways to create and to share this delightful process.

Tour Location: Union Station

Email: idizes@comcast.net

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