Fulled Weaving for Felting or Fulling Wool Fabric Pănură

This article features affiliate links, meaning we’ll earn a small commission if you purchase through these links. Please read our Privacy Policy for more details. Fulled Weaving A Felt Like Fulled Wool Fabric – Vadmal Postav, Dimie, Pănură Affiliate links Schacht Cricket Loom 15 inch In the days before the fall of communism, in rural areas of Romania, girls at a young age would learn to sew and weave and boys would learn to scythe and plow. A time when they would barter eggs for candy. The long summer days were spent farming full time and managing the home. Traditional textile weaving activities, such as fulled weaving, sewing, spinning were performed at night, after coming from the fields. At social events, hard workers would stand out. ”You knew someone dilligent by what she was wearing.”, says Marinca Maria, a textile artisan living in one of the most beautiful villages of Maramureș, Budești, a community of dilligent keepers of ancient crafts. She’s known for making fulled fabrics, a medieval craft still alive in this region of Romania. In many villages, primitive installations on stream waters were set up for this purpose: natural washing machines (whirlpools) and fulling mills. Fulling wool fabric requires a … Continue reading Fulled Weaving for Felting or Fulling Wool Fabric Pănură