Jo Hesse

Johanna Hesse Head Shot 2023

Jo Hesse studied textiles at the Freie Hochschule Stuttgart in Germany, before deepening her study of feltmaking under mentorship of Unesco-honored master feltmaker, Mehmet Girgiç, and Theresa Girgiç in Konya, Turkey. She has exhibited at A.P.E. Gallery and Bombyx Center for Arts & Equity, and has had work published in Fiber Art Now, and Rug Insider. She has taught at the Hartsbrook Waldorf School in Massachusetts and the Bowsprit Foundation in Maine, and offers workshops at Sanborn Mills Farm in New Hampshire, and the Hill Institute in Florence MA.


Felt Rug Making

Come make your own thick, fully functional felt area rug. The rug will be intricately patterned with geometric designs in the various natural colors of undyed wool. You will make […]

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