Felt is a process where a kind of cloth made by rolling and pressing wool or another suitable textile accompanied by the application of moisture or heat, which causes the constituent fibers to mat together to create a smooth surface.
Nepal has a significant history of making products from felt. But due to the dependency of raw material to other country, we are using wool from European market. Most of our products are daily utilities base products such as shoes, table ware, home decor and accessories. We, Mahaguthi are providing design support, market excess and financial support to uplift our felt artisans. Most of our artisans are women from marginalized community of Nepal.
Felt has a long history and is the oldest form of cloth known. As a material for clothing, footwear, rugs and even tents. Today, felt is in many craft projects. Felt uses of production are to produce slippers, decoration items, purses, shoes and many other products.
A decoration is any of several types of ornamentation. It is the process or art of decorating something. The decoration and look of the a place play a major role in determining the mood of the place. The decor of the house also has an effect on the mood of the people living in the house, so it is important to pay attention to the decor. Here in Mahaguthi we have many felt decoration items such as hanging toys for christmas, figurines, garlands and many other.