A new carpet from an old carpet with your own hands
Where to put the old shabby carpet? If the carpet is not subject to restoration and restoration, does not represent almost no material value and is not expensive as a memory, many simply throw it away or take it to the dacha. But there is an interesting way to make a new, vintage and very unusual rug from the old carpet. Previously, have a good wool carpet in the apartmentwas considered a sign of well-being and good taste. Carpets adorned the walls and floor of the living room and bedroom, and a lint-free rug was laid in the hallway. Over time, many carpets were worn out, somewhere rubbed or torn, and that raises the question of what to make of the old carpet. The technique of quilting is most often associated with colorful coverlets. But in the same way, you can sew a carpet! Designers of the German studio Miinu make stunning carpets just from old carpets and rugs! Of course, in their assortment there are also completely new carpets, specially aged. But in the series Vintage Carpets (Vintage carpets) used ancient samples of classic Turkish carpet making, many of which are over 80 years old! Each carpet is sewn by hand from bright patchesold carpets and carpets. But first, each carpet is specially treated. In addition to thorough cleaning, some carpets are almost discolored with special solutions, and then cut into separate parts. According to the sketch of the future new carpet, each flap is painted in a certain color (or leave the original). At the last stage, the flaps are sewn in a certain sequence, creating an invoice pattern, a pattern and a color scheme. At the same time, natural scrapes and lack of nap are clearly visible, which gives the new carpet a vintage style. In combination with high-quality furniture and accessories http://resolute.com.ua/shop/brand/calligaris, the interior of the living room or bedroom will play with new colors. Perhaps, to make such a rug by hand froma Soviet old carpet with a high pile will be difficult. But thin carpets and rugs, practically without a pile, may well become a source material. Before you do anything with the old carpet, we strongly recommend that you give it to dry cleaning! If the palate is thin, then you can try to sew the flaps on a good sewing machine, but most likely you will have to make stitches by hand or tie with a hook.