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

      • Feb082019

        We are recruiting! Account Manager

        This is an exciting career opportunity to join our small and ambitious team, allowing you to combine your creative approach and commercial acumen.

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      • Dec062018
        Anni Albers Black White Yellow 1926

        Anni Albers at the Tate Modern

        The weaving world is a close community and it was abound with anticipation for the Anni Albers exhibition at the Tate Modern. A retrospective of one of the best known textile artists, it also successfully involved modern practitioners and weaving contemporaries to recreate, re-imagine and reinvent.

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      • Oct032018
        Duke and Duchess of Sussex visit Brighton Pavilion Saloon

        The Duke and Duchess of Sussex visit the Brighton Pavilion Saloon

        On Wednesday 3rd October 2018 the Duke and Duchess of Sussex visited the Brighton Pavilion as part of their tour of Sussex, where they took in the newly restored Saloon. You can also listen to David Beevers, Keeper of the Royal Pavilion (pictured right) explain the importance of the restoration in our film; ‘The Quest For His Majesty’s Silk’.

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      • Sep192018
        Castletown fabric and tassel

        Visit us at the Historic Buildings, Parks & Gardens Event 2018

        The Historic Buildings, Parks & Gardens Event 2018 (HBPGE) is held on Tuesday 13th November 2018 at the Queen Elizabeth II conference centre,…

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      • Sep062018
        Brighton Pavilion Curtain

        Brighton Pavilion Saloon Restoration

        Built for George IV when he was Prince of Wales, the Royal Pavilion in Brighton is one of the most extravagant buildings of its age. This weekend celebrates the grand re-opening of the Saloon, following conservation and restoration work started in 2002 and costing in the region of £390,000. The room is now faithfully restored to its 1823 glory.

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      • 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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