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Peruvian frazada: From rugs to cushions in our living room

I had been thinking a while about making cushions of the rug (frazada) I had. Peruvian textiles always present at home. To be honest, I made them by hand but I was not happy with the finish. I tried to make them with the sewing machine but the thickness of the frazada (which I also used as a rug) and…

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Peruvian frazadas: traditional ethnic textiles for home

These traditional Peruvian textiles are called Frazadas, which means blankets or bed covers. But these Frazadas are thick handwoven, and heavy enough to be used as rugs. Frazadas are 100% sheep wool textiles woven by hand and hand-dyed in the rural villages of the Andes by Aymara women in Peru. They use old techniques inherited through generations; it takes weeks to…

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