Meditate on a work of art-literally. Kerry Ellison, Felt Artist and meditator, hand-felts soft wool MATS for meditation, prayer, spiritual practice and yoga. She also hand-felts WALL HANGINGS, and small table mats for enhancing devotional spaces.
As an artist, Kerry´s intention is to create sacred spaces which invite others to engage in quiet, Self-connection and spiritual development. She views her functional art as a meaningful contribution to world peace. World peace will only be achieved when we connect deeply with others. To connect with others, we must first connect with ourselves.
In her Calgary, Canada studio, Kerry combines carefully laid out wool with soap and water, then patiently hand rolls the materials in a bamboo mat until they create felt. This process of wet-felting is ancient.
Masters recommend sitting on wool for spiritual practice because it is a natural fibre and a poor conductor of electricity. Body energies are insulated during practice. Wool is warm, biodegradeable and a renewable resource. Only environmentally friendly dyes are used.
Designed primarily for spiritual practice, Kerry´s felt mats can also be used for story time with children, quiet play, journalling, or healing. They are highly portable retreat centres so you can take your devotional space with you! Most mats are about 30 inches square, but various colors, themes and sizes for floor or chair are available.
Kerry also hand-felts artistic wall hangings with spiritual themes. Surface details can include needle felting, embroidery and beads. All wall-hangings are hung on a decorative rod. Only high quality materials are selected for each piece. The intent is to create sacred walls as inspiration for spiritual growth. Wall pieces can also be custom framed.
To enhance devotional spaces, display photos or treasured objects, Kerry designs small felt table mats. Varying in size and color, each mat is a unique work of art.
You can choose from a wide variety pieces already made. Custom designs and gift certificates are available. Email Kerry to view samples. Shipping is free.
Kerry offers workshops in mindful felting and creating sacred spaces. Please email her with enquiries.