Irina Spasskaya is one of the most well-known Russian felt makers. She teaches a lot and has already thousands of students. Irina Spasskaya works a lot as a fashion designer, making luxury one of a kind hats.
She studied classical music and worked for more than twenty years as a music teacher in high school. Then she switched to fashion design and became a professional also in this field. During this time, Irina has acquired an interest and love to felting. She created an innovative technology of making felted hats. Her hats are extra-light (50 gram) and completely seamless. Moreover, she does not cut the felt at all, forming the complex shape by special layout. Irina regularly takes part in exhibitions and online shows.
She takes part in the most prestigious exhibitions in Russia (for example "New life of the tradition" in Sankt Petersburg).