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  • Jun052020
    Textile Fibres

    Textile Fibres

    We use our knowledge of textile fibres to design and to create fabrics balancing a multitude of characteristics, considering, include lustre, weight, texture and performance.

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  • May062020
    Half Silk Damasks – wool weft woven on a mixture of custom and stock silk warps by Humphries Weaving

    Half Silks

    In England half Silk Damasks reached the peak of their popularity in the early to mid-18th. Humphries are still weaving today many half silks such as Camlets, Bombazines, Taborets and Damasks.

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  • Apr012020
    Bruce working remotely

    Working Remotely at Humphries Weaving

    Humphries Weaving has the pleasure of working on many worldwide projects, where we don’t always meet face to face or operate in the same timezone. This means we have plenty of experience advising and supporting our customers working remotely.

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  • Mar112020
    Humphries Blue Silk Damask

    The Conservation of Auckland Castle

    With our Auckland Castle fabrics the interiors have been re imagined at different periods in the castles history for visitors to follow in the footsteps of the Bishops that lived there.

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  • Feb262020

    Dyeworks Sustainability

    Humphries Weaving continues to make improvements in all aspects of quality and sustainability in its manufacturing processes. One of the areas that has taken much of our focus has been in the dying area. The majority of the yarns dyed and woven at Humphries Weaving are natural fibres. Silk, cottons and wools are the yarns most often utilized and being 100% biodegradable, are ultimately some of the most sustainable fibres to dye and weave.

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  • Jan312020
    woven fabric design

    125 years of the National Trust; Heritage Fabrics

    The National Trust is an independent charity working to preserve places of historic interest or natural beauty within England, Wales & Northern Ireland.
    The Trust own over 500 heritage properties, which includes historic houses & gardens, industrial monuments and social history sites, throughout which they focus on the environmental and heritage conservation.

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  • Nov192019
    Auckalnd Castle Curtains Annabel Westman © Financial Times

    Auckland Castle Fabrics

    With our Auckland Castle fabrics the interiors have been re imagined at different periods in the castles history for visitors to follow in the footsteps of the Bishops that lived there.

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  • Oct022019

    Georgian Group Award Winners

    The Georgian Group Architectural Awards 2019 winners announced; Georgian Distinction 

    “The Georgian Group’s 2019 Architectural Awards, sponsored by Savills, attracted an outstandingly strong entry. The following winners were chosen by a panel of judges, chaired by Country Life’s Architectural Editor, John Goodall”.

    We were thrilled that not one but two of the award winners are restorations that include Humphries Weaving fabric. 

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  • Sep272019
    Viscose fabrics with colour tabs

    Introducing our fine viscose yarn

    In recent years Humphries Weaving have seen a demand for fabrics that have the look and feel of silk, but with an increased abrasion performance. We have been exploring solutions that meet both requirements and have spent a long time testing different yarn compositions and weights within our popular historic and decorator qualities. We are now carrying out sampling for regular customers and seeing an increase in the popularity of using fine viscose yarn.

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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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