Handmade felt, nuno felting, wearable art, notan, indigo dyeing and screen printing are all part of Maude’s unique approach to felt.
She adapts ancient felting techniques to create bright, light and finely textured felts that suit the Australian climate.
The inspiration for many of her designs is the Australian bush, having grown up in the outback mining town of Broken Hill.
She has adapted the Japanese design concept of notan to felt making, resulting in unique pieces of clothing, where soft silk chiffon is wedded to fine merino wool.
”I take the world’s oldest textile and give it a contemporary twist.”
Maude has been a resident artist in both Japan and Taiwan, and she is a founding member of the Collective.