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Tim Eads Talks Rug Tufting in Metropolis

March 15th, 2021
Man wearing glasses and headphones uses a tufting gun on a large frame

Tim Eads. Photo Courtesy Jaime Alvarez

Rug tufting has seen a renaissance among individual creators over the past few years as access to machines and online tutorials have become more prevalent. In 2018, Tim Eads (Ceramics ’09) started a company that is now a leading supplier of tufting tools and materials. During 2020, Eads’ company reported double their sales of 2019, in part due to the popularity of tufting on social media, especially Tik Tok, along with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Read the full article from Metropolis Magazine to learn more about Tim Eads and other tufting artists.