A Distinguished British Manufacturer Of Custom Jacquard Fabrics

Combining historical expertise with innovative weaving techniques to produce impeccable fabric design.

Custom Fabric Design at Humphries Weaving

Humphries Weaving is a leading British manufacturer of custom Jacquard fabrics. The team has a comprehensive knowledge of quality fabric manufacture, having created sumptuous modern and heritage work that embodies excellent craftsmanship, the world over.

Working with the deepest respect for its ancient trade, Humphries Weaving combines historical knowledge with innovative weaving techniques of today to produce impeccable fabric for Royal residences, historic properties and luxury private homes.

About Us

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

  • 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 launch new film

    At Humphries Weaving we offer our clients specialist knowledge, expertise and imagination to provide custom woven Jacquard fabrics for their…

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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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  • Oct252017
    Elton Damask

    Historic Houses Association (HHA) AGM 2017

    Historic Houses Association (HHA) Exhibition 2017 On Tuesday 14th November 2017 Humphries Weaving will again be exhibiting at the Historic Houses…

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