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A Distinguished British Manufacturer Of Custom Jacquard Fabrics

Expertise and imagination drives every individual project

Custom Fabric Design

Humphries Weaving has earnt an international reputation for designing and weaving fine furnishings. We have a back catalogue of over 40 years of client projects spanning historical restorations and the high end decorator market. We combine historical expertise and academic research with evolving weaving techniques to produce impeccable fabric design.

We pride ourselves on having the imagination to deliver a client’s vision; our patience, knowledge and expertise of colour, design and woven construction guides us to create accurate historic reproductions and innovative contemporary textiles.

About Us

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      Our People

      Our exceptional team of designers are trained, precise and practical. Working under the established leadership of Richard Humphries, we create sumptuous textures with inspired designs for the most discerning of clients.

      Fabric Types

      We create plain, striped and figured fabrics in stock shades and custom colours of silk, cotton and mixed fibres. With an understanding of woven cloth and its applications that has spanned centuries, we undertake the design and construction of the most outstanding historical and contemporary fabrics.

       

      Our Services

      Our services not only include the creative and technical aspects of woven design development but also encompass advice and support to each client in relation to the research of textiles and colour, throughout their individual project.

       

      Latest News

      • Jul242018

        Fashioned from nature at the V&A

        Fashioned from Nature at the V&A Museum, London runs until January 2019 and aims to; “Explore the complex relationship between fashion and nature from 1600 to the present day”.The exhibition explores historic and contemporary issues in the design, production and embellishment of fabric with the focus on fashion.

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      • Jun152018

        Chippendale 300

        2018 marks 300 years since the birth of Thomas Chippendale,  he became a cabinet-maker in London, designing furniture in the mid-Georgian, English Rococo, and Neoclassical styles. His legacy and talent is on display at many of our great houses and museums, a number of which are holding their own ‘Chippendale 300’ celebrations of this special tercentenary.

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      • May292018
        George & Mary Damask

        Royal Wedding; Green Drawing Room fabric

        Humphries Weaving were commissioned to weave a deep green, pure silk damask (woven wide width) for the Green Drawing Room fabric restoration which used the ‘George and Mary Damask’ design. The fabric can be seen in wall panels and on the furniture suite, it was also used in the restoration of the window drapes. Twenty-six years on the damask still provides a warmth and richness to this much used and photographed room.

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      • Apr132018

        Transport Fabrics

        When thinking of transport fabrics, you probably associate Humphries Weaving with providing fine silk interiors for Royal carriages and vintage Rolls Royce’s, which is a natural follow on from our historic interior restorations. However, it may surprise you to read that Humphries Weaving can also provide a solution for more contemporary transport restorations.

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      • Mar152018

        Humphries Weaving film launched

        We are thrilled to launch our new Humphries Weaving film and hope you enjoy this glimpse into the work that…

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      • Jan102018
        HRH The Princess Royal viewing the looms

        HRH The Princess Royal visits Humphries Weaving at Sudbury Silk Mills

        On Tuesday 19th December 2017 Humphries Weaving were delighted to join neighbouring companies at the Sudbury Silk Mills site in welcoming HRH The Princess Royal, President of the UK Fashion and Textiles Association.

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