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Can I join 3 Carpet runners?

Posted by prinesurf (My Page) on
Wed, Jan 12, 11 at 17:06

I wanted to know if anyone has ever joined separate runners before. Obviously the runner would have to be one with a random pattern and not bordered on all sides. I was envisioning purchasing some inexpensive (as compared to custom runners) 12 foot runners and joining them into a long 36' runner. I could easily finish the ends but I was wondering about the joints, how bad might this look?
any ideas are appreciated!


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RE: Can I join 3 Carpet runners?

Have an installer seam them..depending on a backing that will allow for it....it wont be that bad....


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RE: Can I join 3 Carpet runners?

Any advice for DIY? I'm big on that
thanks
most of the rugs I'm looking at are hand knotted wool rugs probably with a cotton backing. I'm envisioning just cutting (very carefully and cleanly) the surged end off and joining the rugs. I can even hand sew the ends together (I'm capable) I'd have to repair the edge of the surge.


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