During the 1990’s, weavers began to combine imported New Zealand and Peruvian mohair with churro wool. This combination produces a soft hand and a very strong fabric. Looms have also been modified to create larger, higher quality and more unique pieces.
Teotitlán del Valle is a small village in the foothills of the Sierra Juárez mountains; part of the Tlacolula Valley district. It is known for its textiles, especially rugs, which are woven on hand-operated looms, from wool obtained from local sheep and dyed mainly with local, natural pigments.