Video of Shōsō-in Kasen No. 17 Felt Carpet Replication
2021 March

During the summer of 2020 the nine years of research culminated in three replica portions of Kasen No. 17.

Videography & Editing: Yuya J. Morimoto, Kyoto
https://joirae.com/2021/04/english-version-of-shoso-in-kasen-no-17-felt-carpet-replication/

The Material Revolution
2021 February 27th

Podcast with Katherine Soucie, London, from where she instigated The Material Revolution.

#TMR – Episode 4 – Powered by Wool – Jorie Johnson
https://www.thematerialrevolution.com/episodes/episode04-feltjoriejohnson

International Online Meeting of Feltmakers
2020 December 19

In conjunction with the 5th International Contest “Felt Inspiration” and sponsored by the Russian felt magazine of the same name. This video features eight international feltmakers discussing their work process during the pandemic.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vLpUVPP11I0 (in Russian and English)

NHK broadcasting nichiBi (日曜美術館)
2020 November 1st & November 8th

The weekly Sunday morning Japanese national television art & museum program.
With the subject matter centering on the 72nd Annual Exhibition of Shōsō-in Treasures at the Nara National Museum. Jorie demonstrates cut felt motif sampling of the mid-8th C.E. Kasen felt carpet replication.

https://www.nhk.jp/p/nichibi/
Further Information: https://joirae.com/2021/01/72-nd-annual-exhitbion-shosoin/

Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum
2020 September 20th

Live Carpet Talk through Instagram Live for the museum’s followers.
Jorie discussed her current work projects after explaining textile training.

https://azcarpetmuseum.az

NHK broadcasting nichiBi (日曜美術館)
2015 November 1st & November 8th

The weekly Sunday morning Japanese national television art & museum program.
With the subject matter centering on the 67th Annual Exhibition of Shōsō-in Treasures at the Nara National Museum, Jorie demonstrates through sampling that sheep’s wool was used, not goat’s cashmere fiber as the base material for the 8th C.E. Kasen felt carpets.

https://www.nhk.jp/p/nichibi/

Suteki ni Handmade
2011 July 14th & July 21st

Jorie designs the Morning Glory Stole for the NHK television program Suteki ni Handmade which is also accompanied by a magazine of the same name (Issue 2011/07). Using cotton fabric as a base, the fabric flowers are attached with wool and through the traditional feltmaking process. The magic of this technique is that stitching is not required.

Neko no Shippo, Kaeru no Te
2010 February 10th & February 28th

Jorie on TV with Venetia for Venetia’s Handmade Lifestyle. In celebration of Valentine’s Day, Jorie invites Venetia with two of her grandchildren to make bright red heart-shaped felt brooches in the studio.

http://www.nhk.or.jp/venetia/past/past100207.html

Oshare Kobo
2001 February 19th & February 20th

Jorie introduces both hat-making and the application of wool onto a silk base for an elegant mini stole. Various equipment explanations, such as making your own hat form and how to use a template for making three-dimensional work is demonstrated. The focus point of the brimmed hat is a flower motif that is cut open after completion.

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