Step: 1 Scaling up of the print out of the artwork to the size of the rug on graph.
Step: 2 Copying the scaled up design on to a tracing paper.
Step: 3 Piercing the motifs on the tracing paper so that liquid blue can pass through the tiny holes made by this exercise.
Step: 4 Mounting the tufting cloth to the size of the desired rug onto a tufting frame.
Step: 5 Making impression of the design/motifs with the help of liquid blue. This is done by putting the trace the motifs of which have been already been pierced onto the tufting cloth mounted on a steel tufting frame.
Step: 6 A view of the full design on the tufting frame after application of liquid blue for getting the impression of the design. It is ready for tufting now.
Step: 7 To match the dyed wool before taking them into use.
Step: 8 Opening of woollen yarn from the hank.
Step: 9 Making balls of the opened wool.
Step: 10 Tufting begins.
Step: 11 Tufted rug goes for washing.
Step: 12 Inspection after washing.
Step: 13 Latexing: The washed rug is mounted on a frame and then a layer of latex mixed with other chemical is put onto it. A cotton mesh called primary backing is put between the rug and the mixture of latex.
Step: 14 After latexing, 3rd backing is put onto the dried rug.
Step: 15 The rug is brushed with a steel comb before going for a shearing.
Step: 16 Clipping/shearing in progress
Step: 17 Folding of loose edges and sticking them to the rug before edge binding.
Step: 18 Binding of edges.
Step: 19 Putting webbing all around the rug.
Step: 20 Separating of mingled shades of wool that get entangled during tufting/weaving.