Flat-woven denotes a weaving technique that is flat instead of multidimensional. The patterns and designs as the result of flat-woven technique remain visually two dimensional. But, with the two dimensional patterns and designs flat-woven works can be very attractive with the masterly selection of colors and weaving patterns
Flat weaving makes the product less insulating and thin. Flat woven rugs or mats are durable and have low maintenance cost. Moreover it tends to gather less dust and dirt. Flat weave is not as soft and plush as hand tufted ones. It is a useful technique in making rugs, carpets, wall hangings etc.