Profession carpet handicraft worker

Carpet handicraft workers use handicraft techniques to create textile floor coverings. They create carpets and rugs from wool or other textiles using traditional crafting techniques. They can use diverse methods such as weaving, knotting or tufting to create carpets of different styles.

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  • Types of carpet

    Different types of carpet based on materials, production method, backing, fitting techniques, cost, durability, aesthetics and other criteria.

  • Textile materials

    Have a good understanding of the properties of different textile materials.

  • Types of textile fibres

    The variety of textile fibres both natural such as wool and hemp and man-made or synthetic fibers.


  • Decorate textile articles

    Decorate wearing apparels and made up textile articles by hand or using machines. Decorate textile articles with ornaments, braided cords, golden yarns, soutaches, jewellery, and cristals.

  • Create patterns for textile products

    Create a two-dimensional model used to cut the material for textile products such as tents and bags, or for individual pieces needed for upholstery work.

  • Control textile process

    Plan and monitor textile production to achieve control on behalf of quality, productivity and delivery time.

  • Cut textiles

    Cut textiles fitting to customers' desires and needs.

  • Produce textile designs

    Draw sketches for textile design, by hand or on computer, using specialist Computer Aided Design (CAD) software.

  • Use traditional carpet making techniques

    Create carpets using traditional or local techniques. Use methods such as weaving, knotting or tufting to create handicraft carpets from wool or other textiles.

  • Use textile technique for hand-made products

    Using textile technique to produce hand-made products, such as carpets, tapestry, embroidery, lace, silk screen printing, wearing apparel, etc.

  • Manufacture textile floor coverings

    Produce textile floor coverings by tending machines, sewing parts, and applying finishing touches to products such as carpets, rugs, and made up textile floor covering articles.

Optional knowledge and skills

place orders for textile materials textile technologies furniture, carpet and lighting equipment products knitting machine technology tufting technology maintain machinery ensure health and safety in manufacturing tend weaving machines work in textile manufacturing teams monitor textile manufacturing developments manufacture knitted textiles use weaving machine technologies textile industry

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