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Upholstery Selvedge

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As you can see from yesterday, it is quite a process to just getting the bags and opening them up.  After you open up each bag and sort out the contents, you then put them in piles of the same colors.  This takes time to do the sorting.  Colors are random and so you may find what your looking for in one bag but then you will not find it again until later or not at all.  As you can see from the pictures below, piles start to accumulate of different colors.  Now it is time to put the colors together for the...

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Welcome

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We are very excited to be bringing you daily blogging.  At In-Weave, we make hand-woven rugs which are not only unique but are easy to care for as well.  As you have seen in the prior post, we receive a truck load of "upholstery selvedges" in bags.  After they are unloaded, they are put in storage containers.  When we are in need of looking for specific colors or just in need of more selvedge, we take the bags out of the storage containers.  

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Truck Came

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The Truck Came!!!  We get our "trimmings truck" twice a year.  Once in the early spring and another one in late summer. This truck is full of bags of upholstery trimmings.  The bags are stacked to the top front to back. Once the trailer is backed into the appropriate space we then unload each bag (weighing 65-85 pounds) by hand into our storage containers. This particular truck load took about three hours with four people to unload.

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Colorful and Bright Custom Made Area Rug

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Hi,   Wanted to give an overview of the process for weaving hand-woven rugs. This was a 5 x 7 special order for a customer I, Julie, met at a craft fair in Shakopee, Minnesota. She had seen a similar rug in a different size and wanted a larger size for her living room. The first step is choosing all of the fabrics in the color range the customer has selected. This fabric is from the selvedge of upholstery fabric with fiber content of polyester, rayon and cotton.   Next, the fabric is wound on the 4 foot long shuttles...

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We’re Up To Our Neck In Trimmings!

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Are you on of the many who have looms and weave rugs, but need weft material? Here at In-Weave we have trimmings-often called “afghan selvedges”, at unbeatable prices, with top quality selections.   We pull, sort and bag thousands of pounds each week–so we truly are up to our “necks in trimmings”!!. There is almost no limit to textures and colors-both prints & solids. Contents include cotton, polyester and rayon. For more information, always feel free to watch our video, or e-mail inweave@gohitec.com or call 1-800-646-9328

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