Day 4…Felting my prototypes

Felting my prototypes

Going through the process is invaluable for understanding.

There is something happens when working with your hands, going through the production process imbeds understanding. Process being the key word. Western footwear industry typically have gone into non western countries and taught western process. But the thing about Kyrgyz craft is process is premier. Process or work is in the threads of the community. Below are three videos showing my learning of their process.