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

  • 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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  • Aug072017

    We are recruiting!

    We are looking to recruit a Sales and Design Assistant to join and support our small ambitious team.

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  • Jul192017
    The Pannier damask in The Blue Drawing Room, Buckingham Palace

    Hatfield & Pannier: Silk: from Spitafields to Sudbury

    Read about the history behind the Pannier and Hatfiled Damasks, currently on display at Grainsboroughs’ House, Sudbury

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  • Jun222017
    A women’s brocaded shoe and a 1760’s dress silk panel

    Gainsborough’s House – Silk: From Spitalfields to Sudbury’

    The history of the silk industry is being explored in the current display at Gainsborough’s House; ‘Silk: From Spitalfield’s to Sudbury’ (17 June – 8 October 2017).

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