Historic Houses Association 2015Read more
Humphries Weaving are pleased to be exhibiting, alongside Heritage Trimmings, at the Historic Houses Association annual Historic Buildings, Parks and Gardens Event 2015.
Making It In TextilesRead more
After the success of last years inaugural event, Richard Humphries will again be speaking at the Making it in Textiles conference 2015.
Organised by the Clothworkers’ Company, the Worshipful Company of Weavers and the Campaign for Wool, 130 final year textile students and tutors have been specially invited to attend a series of inspiring talks from industry insiders. The free to attend conference is arranged to forge stronger links between education and the UK textile manufacturing industry.
The Watermark of Quality – the art of Moiré in Silk FabricsRead more
There have been many rather brash flock stripe wallpapers and mock effects created to imitate this technique but none come close to the subtle beauty of true moiré.
Woven Fabric; Simple StructuresRead more
The warp threads (called ends) run down the length of the cloth, with the weft threads (picks) being inserted across the width of the cloth.