Explore the rich textural qualities offered by the nuno felt technique and learn how to add structure and shape to fine felted fabric using couture pattern cutting. Explore volume and texture using three-dimensional methods of pleating, resisting and manipulating the felted surface through sampling to create unique accessories.
Liz Clay is a practitioner and researcher of hand made felt, specifically working within haute couture and innovating felt making techniques. She studied textiles at Bath School of Art and Design. Her PhD investigates the creative potential of British 'waste' wool for fine craft felt making. Author of Nuno Felt, she teaches and exhibits internationally. Work is held in the collections of Givenchy, Balenciaga, the Crafts Council and Bradford College Textile Archive.