IDEA # 4 MODULAR CRAFTS IN FELT

As a design lover, I have a special passion for great things based on simple ideas, or contrariwise! Simple things based on great ideas! Things like low tech objects, that doesn’t need many ressources to make a practical (and nice!) result.

Today I brought you a genius concept based in origami construction, to create a surface in felt. It’s low cost, washable and easy to do! With this matrix you can do trivets, coasters, rugs and other stuff… Take a look…

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Learn how to do this one here:

http://howaboutorange.blogspot.com/2012/03/modular-felt-coaster-tutorial.html

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Learn how to do this one here:

http://howaboutorange.blogspot.com/2012/03/make-modular-felt-trivet.html

You just need to cut it right and start to build up your fabric!

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Pretty awesome, isn’t it?

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I love this one, just perfect!:

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And just when I was ending this post I’ve found this fantastic design company Crafted Systems that works specifically this technique. Here you can find not just rugs but also chandeliers, vessels and pannels. Click here if you want to see more:

http://www.crafted-systems.com/

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