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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- Realistic / Conventional
- Textile materials
Have a good understanding of the properties of different textile materials.
- Types of carpet
Different types of carpet based on materials, production method, backing, fitting techniques, cost, durability, aesthetics and other criteria.
- Types of textile fibres
The variety of textile fibres both natural such as wool and hemp and man-made or synthetic fibers.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Control textile process
Planning and monitoring textile production to achieve control on behalf of quality, productivity and delivery time.
- Cut textiles
Cut textiles fitting to customers' desires and needs.
- 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.
- Produce textile designs
Draw sketches for textile design, by hand or on computer, using specialist Computer Aided Design (CAD) software.
- 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.