Such miraculous felt slippers
In today's world, people can not do without shoes. It is necessary both for work, walking, and for home.
Returning from work after a hard day, it's nice to take off the fashionable, tight fitting, and sometimes tight "official" street shoes and put on slippers so soft, cozy, comfortable, and light that waited for your legs all day. Today, a large number of shoes for the home are sold in stores. But the most useful for health are felt slippers, made from felted natural sheep, dog or camel wool.
Healing properties of felt
In winter, such slippers will warm from the cold, and in the summer they will not be hot. Natural fat (lanolin), which is contained in animal hair, has a beneficial effect on the muscles and joints of a person. Felt products create dry heat and have the quality of thermal underwear, and slippers made of this material facilitate rheumatic pains in the legs, help those who sweat their feet and hurt bones.
These shoes are useful for everyone - children, adults, and the elderly. It has a micro massage effect - the hairs of the wool softly affect the skin of the legs and normalize blood circulation. Felt slippers from camel hair repel dust, which is especially useful for people suffering from asthma. To obtain a healing effect, you need to wear sneakers on bare feet.
The natural properties of sheep, dog and camel wool, from which felts are made, allow the use of these materials in the manufacture of clothing, footwear, household items.
Felting is the oldest way of making clothes and shoes. Many residents of the mountains since ancient times appreciate the healing properties of natural felt and all their lives wear national clothes made of this material. Nomadic peoples of Eurasia live in yurts, which are made of felt. During the Great Patriotic War, felt boots saved many of our soldiers and officers from frostbite. But in the last century felt felt unfashionable and obsolete, and the products from it were worn only by grandmothers-old women.
Such a fashionable felt
The present "natural" fashion, in conditions of the dominance of ubiquitous synthetics, in search of eco-friendly alternatives turned its view towards forgotten felt considering its medicinal properties. Currently, felt slippers, felt boots, chunks, rolls and much more are manufactured using new technology in factories, rather than by handicraft. The appearance of the products is very attractive and modern. But most of all, handmade products, designer things, made without the use of sewing machines and machine tools are appreciated.
In shops and markets a wide range of felt slippers are made, made in the form of forest animals and domestic animals, decorated with felt flowers, berries, painted with colors, embroidered with beads and without ornaments. But the main thing in this product is felt. If it is made of natural wool, and the colors used for making jewelry, from natural materials, you will get real pleasure from such shoes. But if they added synthetics, chemistry, even in small doses, then you will not get one hundred percent comfort from this thing.
Felt for babies
But for babies, children with their delicate skin, slippers and felt boots - it's just a godsend. They should be worn daily so that the children do not get sick, their legs are dry, warm and feel relaxed and comfortable when moving. Children with love put on slippers, similar to our furry friends. Now in winter, even small pets, dogs, are happy to wear shoes from felted material.
Such different slippers
An alternative to home footwear from felt can be slippers on felt soles. The top of them can be made from woolen, cotton, satin, knitted, silk and synthetic fabric. Such slippers can be made by yourself. For example, they are very cozy and beautiful, if they are embroidered with a cross or a smooth finish, bead or ribbons. Knitted slippers on felt with the help of a hook or knitting needles can be created independently. The advantage of such slippers is that they will be unique and unique in their kind, and also cost you much cheaper than those bought in the store.
Slippers-flip-flops on felt soles can be useful in homes where the floor is made of a soft parquet board. Such slaps are better to have with a supply for many guests, they are compactly packed and take up little space. Slippers on felt are very effective for use in sauna - felt felt protects sole of feet from burns. By the way, they are very well worn, and, after drying correctly, they can be worn again.
Slippers for the whole family
If you want to please your household members and cheer them up, give them cozy, soft slippers. Every day, putting them on their feet, they will thank you. Older people, our beloved grandmothers, especially like for the winter slippers, like short boots.
Since its inception (from the 16th century) to the present as a kind of footwear, slippers have come a long way. But so far, no more comfortable footwear for the house, symbolizing comfort and comfort, has been invented.