FINNISH RYIJY (RYA RUG) - information
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RYIJY

FEBRUARY - MAY 2005
RUG DESIGN COMPETITION

Gallery of competition designs
- vote for your favorite!
 
Gallery of ready made rugs


NAUHA (String)

Anna Alaranta

LINKS MARKED AS F INCLUDE FINNISH TEXT, BUT IMAGES ARE INFORMATIVE!

HISTORY AND INTRODUCTION TO RYIJY RUG

RUG OVER THE YEARS -GALLERY collected by Pirjo Sinervo (PS)
- rya rugs from different eras and artists
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FINNISH RUG HISTORY UNTIL 1900th CENTURY Raija Knuutila (RK) F
FINNISH RUG HISTORY FROM 1800th CENTURY UNTIL NOW Mika Törmä
FINNISH RUG Tarja Kröger (TK) F
TRADITIONAL PATTERNS IN FINNISH RUGS FROM 1600th TO 1900th CENTURY PS

LINKS Linkki muualle.
BRIEF HISTORY OF THE RYA RUG All Fiber Arts
THE FINNISH RYIJY/LONG-PILED RUG Finnish Heritage Museum
THE FINNISH RYIJY Liisa Berg


IDEAS, DESIGNING

VISUAL ANGLES TO RUG DESIGNING TK F
RUG EXPERIMENTS AND DESIGNS BY STUDENTS colledted by TK
MINI RUGS WITH THEME "FOREST" Students of The science of craftsmanship and textiles and clothing, Savonlinna teacher education department, collected by TK
RUG PILE EFFECT WITH PAINT SHOP PRO 
PS
RUG CATALOGUE (see Ryijy rugs) /
The Friends of Finnish Handicraft
COMPREHENSIONS OF RUG  Anna Alaranta
¿WHAT IS A RUG? - rug project / Designmuseum collected by Helena Mantere F

LINKS Linkki muualle.

Ryijypalvelu-RP (click 'Ryijyt' to see rug catalogue)
Rug slippers made with self dyed woolen yarn Räisänen et al.

AnnaQ
- Christening rugs

Käsityökori Ryijy-catalogue

Blooming pile exhibition in Pori, Finland

Rug gallery Sirpa Saukko, textile artist

FINNISHDESIGN
Finnish Design Year 2005

Composition, chromatics, visual art - study material OPH:n Etälukio F
Vintage Retro 50s, 60s, 70s Rugs Classic modern, UK

HOW TO MAKE A RUG

TRADITIONAL METHODS TO MAKE A RUG:BY SEWING OR WEAVING?  Pirjo Sinervo

WEAVING
WEAVING A RUG PS
WEAVING A RUG IN SELF MADE LOOM  RK
FRAME WEAVING Kirsti Kostia
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FRAME WEAVING Tarja Kröger F

WEAVING WITH TABLE LOOM  Kaisa Puranen F

SEWING
SEWING A RUG  PS
RUG BY SEWING, Netrug / Virtual Craft Place

PAPER YARN RUG - RYA AV PAPPERSNÖRE Strömsö

SEWING WITH MACHINE
FABRIC PATCH RUG  Eeva Karhunen ja PS

OTHER TECHNIQUES
PILE EFFECT WITH CROCHET PS

PILE LINK SURFACE ONTO A NET BASE PS
HALF RUG PS
RUG KNIT PS F

OTHER SUBJECTS
HOW TO HANG A RUG Ideas from teachers F

PRODUCT AND WORKING IDEAS

RUG TECHNIQUE IN WALKING HAND PUPPET RK
RUG SLIPPERS Marianne Sundvall

LINKS Linkki muualle.

Rya rug picture made of paperyarn Osuuskunta Tamrinki F (click images below to see full size)

Sewing a rya rug, Vuorelma.net

Rya rug to a mesh from paper yarn F
Handicraft Is Common Language /Ryijy /Rug HANDISCOLA-project
(PDF 3,3 Mb)
Paivatar Yarns & Design
Rug pile by knitting

RUG PROJECTS IN SCHOOLS

Mini rugs Aleksis Kivi school, Helsinki F
Mini rugs Malmin ylästeen koulu, Helsinki F
Mini rugs Taavinkylä school, Espoo
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Ensiopetus-rug Lukkari school, Sipoo
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Rug to school canteen Piispanristi school, Kaarina
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Rug project Halikko secondary school F
Rag rug Taavinkylä school, Espoo

OTHER LINKS Linkki muualle.

Collected and edited Pirjo Sinervo firstname.lastname@tkukoulu.fi
Translated (corrections welcome) Helena Mantere firstname.lastname@tkukoulu.fi