Patchwork (Peçvörk), the first examples of BC. It is the name given to the fabric joining technique known as patchwork in Anatolia, found around 100 years ago. Especially before the industrial revolution, fabrics were very valuable because they were woven by hand. Patchwork bedspreads, prayer rugs, home textiles and finally patchwork carpets were created in order to reuse the remaining pieces of fabric works.
What is patchwork carpet? How is it done?
Although old hand-woven patchwork carpets are encountered in Anatolia, this is quite rare. At the beginning of the 2000s, leather patchwork carpets were started to be made commercially. In the following years, the first aged patchwork carpets were started to be made in order to re-evaluate the Isparta hand-woven carpets in Turkey. The collected Isparta carpets are kept in dust cabinets and then washed. After washing, the carpets whose feathers are shaved take an aging look due to the cotton thread used in the warp of the carpet. Some of the carpets are faded in the sun. Some carpets are repainted in popular colors. are combined. patchwork carpet models Our plain colored patchwork carpets are dyed, our natural colored patchwork carpets are the original colors of the carpet.
Patchwork hand-woven carpets, which were popular in a short time, went beyond their borders and became fashionable all over the world in a short time. In order for the product to reach wider masses, patchwork-looking machine and printed carpets began to be produced in time. With these new production methods, more affordable patchwork carpets were produced.
Since it is hand labor intensive, hand weaving patchwork carpet prices It is higher. Machine woven and printed patchwork carpet models have more affordable prices. Especially printed patchwork runners are very useful for kitchens.
Patchwork carpet models are available in popular sizes such as 4 square meters and 6 square meters, as well as sizes for runners and bedrooms. Plain and soft colored patchwork carpets are preferred in homes decorated in vintage style. Neon colors such as purple and purple look very stylish. Plain vintage carpets will be more suitable for the eclectic decoration style where the old and the new are used together.
The uncut and unassembled patchwork carpets are called Vintage carpets. You can find more geometric and rare patterned carpets of vintage carpets under our Retro carpet collection.
How to wash patchwork carpet?
Hand-woven original patchwork carpets should be washed by competent hand-made carpet washers. Otherwise, hand seams may be damaged. Daily cleaning is done by sweeping like normal carpets. Printed carpets with Apex Patchwork look must be cleaned in accordance with the washing instructions. Many of our carpets can be washed in the machine. It would be more appropriate to use patchwork carpets instead of the original hand-stitched patchwork carpet. If your carpet becomes deformed or the seams open over time, only the original patchwork carpet can be repaired.
All of the carpets in our patchwork collection are hand woven and again stitched and finished by hand. You can see the patchwork carpet models and prices from our products below. Patchwork Carpets You can read our article.