TUFTING

After waiting 90 days for my tufting gun to arrive, I could finally start my own "tufting journey" the 15th of March 2021.

The wait was all worth it, and I'm having so much fun working with tufting.

Tufting is a type of textile weaving in which a thread is inserted on a primary base (a tufting cloth). Tufting is the way soft, fluffy rugs are often made. You can do it all by hand, (punch needle), but the technique I use involves a TUFTING GUN that shoots a needle up to 45 times a second into fabric, enabling you to make plush, tactile patterns, all by pulling a trigger.

I own both a AK-I gun (16.12.2020), AK-II gun  (22.11.2021) and an AK-III gun (06.05.2022). Combining these can create interessting textures and surfaces. 

All my tufting knowledge is self taught by experience and internet-tutorials. I do workshops for those who are interested in rug making, and have so far tought 20 people the art of tufting. 

I do commissions and custom work, and I've also done bigger projects for bigger companies, such as Talormade Donuts.

On my Instagram feed (reels), TikTok (@sosialantenne), and YouTube channel (Sosialantenne)  -- you can see videos on how the whole process works, and how I make my tufted pieces from start to finish. 

If you are interessted in learning tufting, please check out my page about workshops, or my FAQ. 

 
 
 
 
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