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“Amarraditos” carpets by Paranoarte

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I love the name given to these t-shirt yarn carpets in Paranoarte: amarraditos. And it’s the right name because to make these carpets with a flexible grid it’s necessary to tie and tie. A nice name for a solidarity project that’s carried out in Brazil through weaving, art and recycling. Continue reading

Video: easy carpet with fabric strips in “accordion”

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Seeing this handmade decorative accessory finished, no one would say that it’s easy to make this carpet, however, if you watch the video showing the step by step you’ll notice that not only it’s simple but you can do it without any costs using recycled fabrics or that you can simplify the work using a variety of colors of t-shirt yarn. Continue reading

How to weave a rug with a recycled toothbrush

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There is a technique to make carpets in which a needle made with a toothbrush is used to weave. These recycled cloth rugs are called “toothbrush rugs“.

To make these carpets, you have to recycle a toothbrush and make a large-eyed needle through which the strip of cloth is passed, and then weave a loom-like knit carpet, very beautiful like this model of lubodelo. Continue reading