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720 Sunset Pond Lane, #2
Bellingham, WA 98226
USA

360-647-3395

True North Textiles is a design studio that makes flat woven rugs and wall art. We design and manufacture our textiles in Bellingham, WA.

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Design blog focused on textiles, rugs and pattern.

 

One of a Kind

Amy Tyson

We are really excited about this unique and creative project that we just finished! We started with a Photoshop rendering because we don't have a sample for every pattern and every color contained in this rug.

Photoshop Rendering

Photoshop Rendering

Once the client approved the rendering, we printed it for the weavers to help guide them along as they were weaving. We started with dark shades as per the image.

Multi weave rug on Roy (that's the loom name)

Multi weave rug on Roy (that's the loom name)

We used a consistent beige color for the background and varied the pattern colors. We also used some grey and brown yarns that were either discontinued or leftover from past projects.

This adds to the beauty because there are so many different shades and colors throughout the whole piece. It also makes it impossible to reproduce exactly. See all the colors of grey on the shuttles below.

Aurora Weaving

Aurora Weaving

The intersection of patterns and colors are a bit of surprise because the rug can never match the rendering. There are over 2000 different colors of yarn in the finished rug.

This rug was commission by Maplecraft for the BIA Parade of Homes.

Finished 9x12

Finished 9x12

Closeup of Multi weave rug.

Closeup of Multi weave rug.