Azerbaijan artist Faig Ahmed combines the Middle Eastern style of carpet making with urban art and digital media, creating pieces that look like they’re just altered images but are actually purely embroidered.
King of Sweden sells large rugs made of the leather and fabric labels from discarded jeans. The labels are stitched together over a sheet of cotton. If you have enough old jeans lying around you could try this idea yourself.
David Hanauer’s WorldWide Carpets are made out of repeating patterns of the bird’s eye view screenshots from Google Earth. Size and patterns can be customized. Price available upon request.