Monday, May 24, 2010

We will be teaching at the New York Sheep and Wool Festival in October 2010

Please visit the site for more information:

Sunday, May 23, 2010

Felt Rug Workshop in Santa Fe

We will be offering a workshop and exhibition in Santa Fe,NM this July, 2010.
The workshop will be held at The Rug Man of Santa Fe, for more information you can contact Ercan, here is the website:

Felt Hat for the Farm

Working on some wide brim felt hats. My son Timothy will try is out while he works in the gardens at SUNY Purchase this summer. Hope to have some for sale at the Massachusetts Sheep & Wool festival on memorial day weekend in Cummngon,MA. I hope to see foks at Ikonium Studio in Lenox that same weekend...trying to figur out how to clone myself!

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

flowers in felt

Mehmet and I had fun making fowers in felt with our student Lisa...each getting more impressive. Ifound a great book on floral photography to work from.

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Mehmet Girgic carpets

Many of the carpets for sale in Ikonium Stuio are woven by our weavers in the Turkish city of Taskale..take a look at this video from the lovely city of Taskale

Monday, May 17, 2010

Boxy Bag

Here is another large bag..I gave it a more boxy structure with sewing ..and buttons on the corners. Could be good for knitting or maketing! Finnished with string and buton latch like on large enveopes.

Friday, May 14, 2010


IkoniumStudio 's new location is at 69 Church Street in Lenox ,MA in the heart of the Berkshires!

We have traditional and contemporary Turkish /American art including: knotted carpets, kilims, felt work, pottery, jewelry and paintings.

Open each day, stop by and take a look!

Budapest Bag

Ildko worked on a large felt bag for her upcoming trip o Budapest to pick p pupy. Thebag might be bi nough for her and the puppy to get inside !!

Felt Yurt at the Maryland sheep & Wool Festival

Mehmet enjoyed his visit to see Lady Liberty and a localfisherman reel in a big striper!

Mehmet and I put up the Tukish felt yurt at the Marylad Sheep and Wool festival and it was enjoyed by many!

Mehmet had some bonding time with Susan McFarland's little lamb.

It was kind of hot weatherbut the customers finally came around !

More of theMaryland felt class