Fatteri textile workshop
Since the Eighties, in their small workshop, Maria Luisa Fatteri and her sister Licia have been intertwining wefts and warps to create tapestries and carpets featuring strict geometries and colours and contrast, typical of the village of Mogoro. Recently, they have embraces an innovative stylistic research, working with a designer, combining traditional crafts with new compositions and solutions. The result is imbued with a distinctive contemporary touch and deeply rooted traditions.
The production includes a wide variety of artifacts intended for home furnishing, such as carpets, tapestries, pillows, tablecloths, bedspreads, runners. Products are strictly hand-made, meeting the specific needs of customers, such asthe customization of size and colour combination and decorative motifs, ensuring the uniqueness of each product, in line with the distinctive style of this workshops.
The workshop is characterized by the weaving of tapestries and other artefacts with the refined a bagas technique, performed on cotton, linen and light wool, and embellished with gold and silver threads. On the other hand, as for the creation of carpets, made of Sardinian wool, the a pibiones weaving technique is implemented, this local production being characterized by sturdier relief effects.
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