Present days, efforts are being made to incorporate this tradition with more contemporary approach by enterprise like Mariantonia Urru, founded by Mariantonia in 1981 in Sardinia’s weaving capital Samugheo, where they invite to work with various designers from different fields to create unique textile collections together using traditional Sardinian hand-weaving techniques.
The Artisan Craftsmanship of Sardinia
Embroidery made by ‘golden hands’ of Barbagia women
And if you are in town of Samugheo, follow the green wobbly thread painted on the main street and it will lead you to the Regional Museum of Sardinian Textile Art.
Sardinia’s hand weaving capital
Visit Maria Lai’s Ulassai