Sonya Winner’s Bubble Outline Rug

Sonya Winner’s Bubble Outline Rug

This month’s Deconstruction is a colourful one! Rug designer Sonya Winner, who works out of her Hampstead studio within the UK, exhibits us the method from design to completion of her new Bubbles Define rug, which can be proven at Tent London this month.

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The design course of begins in my studio in London with my sketch e-book, notes, and doodles which are developed by additional sketching and collage. A little bit of jazz lets the artistic juices circulate.

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As soon as the design works on paper, it’s translated onto the pc for element specification.

Sonya Winners Bubble Outline Rug in main interior design home furnishings Category

When the pc work is perfected, I seek for the precise shade I’m after. Getting it precisely proper actually makes a distinction. Often this takes a number of time and focus, and sometimes the colours I’m on the lookout for cannot be present in commonplace wool shade packing containers.

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As soon as the colours have been chosen they’re flown to Nepal or India. The right grade of wool is purchased on the market and the dye grasp experiments with getting the wool dyed to match the colours samples we despatched. Artificial Swiss dyes and vegetable dyes are used. When the wool shade has been signed off as being a great match, it’s recorded within the dye grasp’s recipe e-book so it may be simply created subsequent time this design is ordered.

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Every colour is dyed by hand, then the right amount of yarn has been calculated and weighed for every colour so there isn’t a waste.

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As soon as the yarn has been dyed, it’s spooled into balls able to be woven. The weavers’ work is very expert. Every weaver weaves round 12 cm  of carpet a day.

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The yarn is woven, or slightly knotted, round cotton threads stretched horizontally and vertically throughout frames. Because the weaving progresses the woven space is pulled down beneath the loom as  weaving continues above. A loom could be made for any rug measurement.

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When weaving is completed the rug is taken off the loom and washed in Himalayan rainwater and chemically free cleaning soap to take away germs and dust, and to revive the unique shine of the wool. This washing is a vigorous course of utilizing paddles.

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The rug is then stretched and dried out within the solar for 4 to 5 days. After this, it’s stretched utilizing metallic frames and hooks to realize the right shapes.

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The again of the carpet is poked with a thick and sharp needle to good the rug.

Sonya Winners Bubble Outline Rug in main interior design home furnishings Category

The ultimate colours match completely.

Sonya Winners Bubble Outline Rug in main interior design home furnishings Category

The rug at its remaining vacation spot — the shoppers house!

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