My friend, stitch kitsch superstar, Felt Mistress [interviewed], has some new stuff-that’s-not-stuffed out now–and you need to know about it!
Meet the designer vinyl version of Felt Mistress’ original character, Tippy Winkles. Tippy is one of my favorite FM characters, and Crazy Label now makes it possible for more of us to have him.
Tippy Winkles is a well-traveled creature. He accompanies his creator on all her global adventures. It’s similar to the relationship between Gary Baseman and Toby, but significantly less creepy.
Tippy is now available as a 6-inch vinyl toy in two colorways: black and gold. You can also take advantage of a cool toy + book combo from Blank Slate, publishers of Felt Mistress’ new 400-page art book, Creature Couture.
It’s an “image-packed immersion in the world of one of the most original creative minds working today, featuring over 1,650 photographs, previously unseen drawings of Jonathan Edwards’ original design ideas, details of every Felt Mistress collaboration with other artists and more. With in-depth interviews with Jon Burgerman, Pete Fowler, Ben Newman, John Knox, Nobrow and others. Two extensive conversations with Louise and Jonathan about their work together are topped off with a comprehensive listing of every creature, every guest appearance and every show. It’s huge!”
Creature Couture collects over eight years of FM’s work.
Shop it up! Pick up a 6-inch black vinyl Tippy for $39.95 from Crazy Label here. Pick up Felt Mistress’ Creature Couture with limited edition gold Tippy vinyl toy (only 250 made) for £47.99 here. Pick up the art book alone for £24.99 here.
Gold Tippy is like having your own personal Monster Academy Award!
All Blank Slate orders come with a chance to win the “Felt Ticket”. The person who finds the book with the Felt Ticket gets to take home Elspeth, the book’s cover star!
If you’re still not convinced, check out this Creature Couture PDF preview.
Click through for some of my favorite Tippy pics from Felt Mistress’ Instagram. Congrats, Felty!