Artistic wool cut for tapestries

A course by Mauro Frazão , Textile Artist

Textile Artist. Recife, Brazil.
Joined July 2020

Discover how to transform your ideas into modern wall tapestries using artistic wool cuts.

  • Portuguese with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (13)
  • 1256 students

Discover how to transform your ideas into modern wall tapestries using artistic wool cuts.

A course by Mauro Frazão

In this online course, you will immerse yourself in the fascinating world of textile art under the guidance of Mauro Frazão, a recognized textile artist whose works adorn homes and establishments in various countries. You will learn to create unique and vibrant tapestries using techniques of Russian stitching and sculpted wool. Mauro will guide you through each step of the process, from the basics of Russian stitching to wool sculpting to produce three-dimensional effects and exclusive designs.

Additionally, you will discover how to bring your ideas and feelings to life through the multiple shapes, colors, and volumes of tapestries. Whether you are a beginner or have previous experience in textile art, this course is for all lovers of creativity and art who wish to express themselves through wool and its infinite possibilities. Join this exciting journey and fill your walls with tapestries that evoke unique emotions and sensations!

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What will you learn in this online course?

14 lessons & 19 downloads

Portuguese with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (13)
  • 1256 students
  • 14 lessons (1h 8m)
  • 19 additional resources (4 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Portuguese
  • Portuguese, Spanish, English, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

The final project of this course will challenge you to create a tapestry piece with at least five different sections. You will apply all the techniques learned to bring a unique work to life, filled with your artistic essence. Each section of your tapestry will be an expression of your ideas and feelings, and the result will be a piece that reflects your creativity and passion for textile art.

Who is this online course for?

This course is designed for all those who wish to immerse themselves in the exciting world of textile art and express themselves through tapestries. If you are a lover of creativity, enjoy experimenting with colors and shapes, and crave learning new techniques to create unique works, this course is perfect for you. Whether you already have experience in textile art or it's your first time, Mauro will guide you through each step of the process so you can discover the fascinating world of wool tapestries.

Requirements and materials

To accompany Mauro in this course, you will need some fabrics, a frame, wool and a cutting machine, needles, resin, glue gun, support hook, and a steel comb. With these materials, you will be ready to explore textile art and create tapestries full of colors and volumes that will bring your walls to life. Don't worry! Mauro will guide you in acquiring these materials so you can start your exciting creative adventure.


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Mauro Frazão

A course by Mauro Frazão

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Mauro Frazão is a renowned textile artist with an intuitive and expressive approach to his works. His journey in contemporary tapestry began informally, as a hobby for relaxation, but quickly evolved into an artistic career with international recognition.

As a co-founder of the slow design brand RUMAH, Mauro seeks to rescue and celebrate traditional craftsmanship, bringing his creativity from hand embroidery to the fascinating world of Russian stitching and sculpted wool. His tapestries, with organic shapes and striking colors, adorn homes and establishments in various countries and are represented by galleries in both France and Brazil.

Through his intuitive process, Mauro immerses himself in his affective memory and connects with his roots, seeking to express the feelings that permeate him. His welcoming and warm approach allows him to connect with people in a unique way, creating artworks that are as comforting as the wool itself. With his passion for textile art, Mauro shares his knowledge in this inspiring course, guiding you to explore your own creativity and dive into the exciting world of tapestries full of colors and volumes.


  • U1


    • Presentation
    • Influences
  • U2

    Discovering the Russian point

    • Materials needed for the course
    • How to do the Russian stitch
    • How to carve wool
    • Design development
  • U3

    Shall we start production?

    • Prepare the work area and transfer the design to the primary fabric
    • Do it in practice
    • Resin the part
    • Effects on wool
    • Sculpting wool: preparing the base
    • Sculpting the wool: leveling and angulations
  • U4


    • Finishing on the primary fabric
    • Final finishes: touches, lining and taping
  • FP

    Final project

    • Learn artistic wool carving in wall tapestry

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Artistic wool cut for tapestries. Craft course by Mauro Frazão

Artistic wool cut for tapestries

A course by Mauro Frazão
Textile Artist. Recife, Brazil.
Joined July 2020
  • 100% positive reviews (13)
  • 1256 students