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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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Design blog focused on textiles, rugs and pattern.

 

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New Blink

Amy Tyson

Sophisticated Runners Add Dazzle

We just finished a couple of runners that are Blink Cinder. Blink pattern is really great for adding some crazy colorful colors to a neutral base. We try to work in a pop of red wherever we can.

Blink Cinder Hand woven Rug

Blink Cinder Hand woven Rug

Angela weaving Blink.

Angela weaving Blink.

Here’s Angela weaving one of the runners. She weaves a few rows (picks) of neutral and then a pick of the “dots”. The computer in the background is set to the pattern so when she works the foot pedal it just rotates to the next combination of harnesses and lifted warp yarns.

Blink Cinder Hand woven Rug

Blink Cinder Hand woven Rug

The finished runners have a subtle, random pattern. Sometimes the red dots dominate, sometimes black, sometimes neutral so the pattern will disappear in patches.

Warmth in a Wine Cellar

Angela Boyle

We recently completed one of our largest rugs to date, clocking in at 34 feet long and dominating the shop. This dark, charcoal rug was for a winery in Sonoma. The rich, deep colors are reminiscent of oak casks and wine cellars. 

Columns rug in charcoal.

Columns rug in charcoal.

This beautiful and subtle Columns rug is great for an urban/contemporary space. And these neutral colors can absorb a lot of wine. The rug would look fantastic with a little added merlot. (Though we hope there aren't too many accidents.)

Meg weaving this 11-foot wide rug.

Meg weaving this 11-foot wide rug.

Columns, our most durable construction, is awesome and versatile. With a variety of ways to organize the colors, it can match any environment. We were weaving this for 10 days. It was a team effort. 

Look at that length! Dominating the shop, indeed.

Look at that length! Dominating the shop, indeed.

If 34 feet isn't impressive enough, the final rug weighed in at over 200 lbs. It is a person unto itself!

Custom charcoal Columns rug on the loom.

Custom charcoal Columns rug on the loom.

Triangle Action

Amy Tyson

Madison Triangle is a new pattern from our Spring 2018 collection. Different color striped backgrounds give this a wide range of looks.

Madison Triangle Grey 4' wide runner

Madison Triangle Grey 4' wide runner

Madison Triangle

Madison Triangle

Madison Triangle Deep Blue and Vellum Fade Grey

Madison Triangle Deep Blue and Vellum Fade Grey

Madison Triangle Aqua 8'x 10'. True North Textiles.

Madison Triangle Aqua 8'x 10'. True North Textiles.