Author archive for Jenny Newman

  • Jul052016
    Queen Adelaide's Monogram on the headboard

    Belton House fit for a Queen

    The Rococo revival style bed was refurbished from an original 1813 scheme for Queen Adelaide in a crimson and straw taboret stripe with moiré finish.

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  • Mar232016
    Dunham Massey Hall Chapel Silk

    Dunham Massey Hall Chapel Silk

    Humphries Weaving were commissioned to replicate the silk for the chapel at Dunham Massey Hall involving custom dyed silks and a challenging process of design development. The project took a year to complete, from initial site visit to supply of the silk which has subsequently undergone a programme of installation in the chapel itself.

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  • Feb012016
    Complex Weave Structures

    Complex Weave Structures

    Complex weave structure is really where the Jacquard loom has flourished since its invention in 1803 by Joseph Marie Jacquard.

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  • Nov302015
    Fabric of India ajrakh

    The Fabric of India

    As designers we are constantly seeking inspiration from a vast array of mediums, sometimes even subconsciously. The Victoria and Albert Museum are known for their fantastic exhibitions and we are always pleased when the focus is on fabric.

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  • Nov092015
    Custom designed Silk and Lurex photographic Jacquard for artist Lucy Orta.

    Photographic Jacquard Fabric

    At Humphries Weaving we are regularly approached by artists and designers to take their ideas and produce a custom woven Jacquard fabric.

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  • Sep042015
    Satin Peg Plans

    Woven Fabric; Simple Structures

    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.

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