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Tufting Instruction 05-28-2022

  1. Choose the size of the carpet to be made.

  2. 50 cm * 50 cm

  3. 80 cm * 60 cm

  4. 100 cm * 100 cm

  5. 100 cm * 120 cm

  6. Select the picture

  7. Please try to avoid the complex picture, such as eyes, if you are unfamiliar with tufting.

  8. Select pictures from the website or upload pictures you want to make

  9. Draw the pattern you want on the tufted fabric

  10. Some tips for tufting gun:

  11. The gun can only go in one direction, not back, such as from bottom-up, left to right.

  12. You must lift the machine in the place held by the left hand for force, and the tufting gun must be pushed into the cloth with the right hand so that the wool will be firm.

  13. There must be some distance between the two colors. Otherwise, the colors will mix.

  14. The distance of each line is about 8mm. The hair bursting from the front looks the most comfortable at this distance.

  15. Do not pull the extra thread in front. Trim it in the next step.

  16. Make sure your tufting gun and canvas are at 90 degrees.

  17. Practice threading on a practice cloth

  18. Start making your patterns.

  19. It is recommended to do a large area first, do it one by one, and finally stroke and adjust the construction of threads.

  20. Remove the protective strip, remove the canvas from the wood, and put the tools used before back into the storage box.

  21. Go to the Ending Zone room and invert the canvas.

  22. Cut a 1-inch slit around the edge.

  23. Using a hot glue gun, glue the edges inside

  24. find the white latex, carefully brush each part on the back of the glue, blow-dry

  25. Cut the gray wool base cloth, which is smaller than the mat area.

  26. Spray 3M adhesive at the bottom and close the edge with hot glue.

  27. Attach the backing cloth to the back of the carpet and pat flat

  28. The front is up, trim to the most beautiful and smooth state. Whether the finished product is good or bad depends on the careful trim.

Here a carpet cutter is used to push off excess length quickly; Duck Bill scissors are used to cut clear boundaries between color and shine or shape borders. Detail scissors are used to decorate details; Fabric Scissors are used to cut too long lines and cloth. After the scissors of different functions take turns, the work becomes clear and vivid.

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