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Bellingham, WA 98226
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True North Textiles is a boutique weaving studio producing original rugs that experiment with contemporary color and texture while remaining reverent to time-honored traditions. We specialize in working closely with designers and homeowners to develop palettes and patterns that integrate effortlessly and beautifully into interior design schemes. Our rugs are made in America

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Dotted Lines

Amy Tyson

 Rendering of 12' x 18' Dotted Line rug.

Rendering of 12' x 18' Dotted Line rug.

We just finished this l 12' x 18' for Tapis & Decor in Minneapolis. We started with a Photoshop rendering to show how stripes would look on the full size rug.

In the photo below, you can see the rendering taped to the loom. This is how the weavers keep track of the stripes to create  controlled variation and rhythm in width. Although I planned the blend of yellow creams and pale greys in the "white" section in the sample, I didn't expect it to be so pretty in the room size rug.

 Aurora weaving on Dotted Line rug. Michelle weaving a runner.

Aurora weaving on Dotted Line rug. Michelle weaving a runner.

 Rug off the loom and measuring for shrinkage.

Rug off the loom and measuring for shrinkage.

 Close up of Dotted Line Rug

Close up of Dotted Line Rug

 Amy Tyson

Amy Tyson