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 mats, home furnishing 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 very old form of cloth. In addition, Many culture people use felt. As a material for clothing, footwear, rugs and even tents. Felt is in use in many of the ongoing projects at present.
Place-mat is a mat set on a dining table beneath a place setting.The main function of a table mat/ place mat is to protect the dinner table from stains, dust and damages caused by heat and water marks. They can be used as a decorative piece, when made from special fabrics like silk, felts. and wool.