In this page we only want to give ideas. Design your own rug to
look like you. Let your imagination fly! You can surely invent
many other frames or materials...
What can you find from your own home? Old stuff can have a new
life in your new work of art. Unpick, unweave, unrip, unseam,
expreriment and explore!
You can also go way back to the time of our ancestors. Loom was
not yeat invented but - there was fabric!
dry brances, bough, wooden lath, ...
warp: twine, other yarn, thin string
different yarns, mat weft, cloth strip, dry plants, ...
yarn, paper yarn, cloth strip, ...
Frame made of brances
or wooden lath:
cut proper pieces
with a saw, finalize with knife or sand paper
set pieces to
right places with help of masking tape or glue
tie pieces together
with string, yarn or for example leather string
the warp round the frame, leave 1-2 cm in between
the warp (or make a slot with a knife for warp)
Weaving and piling
with plain weave, over one yarn, under one yarn
tighten the weft with fork or sparce comb if needed
tie some pile and figures in rows