Welcome to the Humphries Weaving news page; here we feature press articles, interesting insights into completed projects and news from the Mill.
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From 18th Century Fabric to Contemporary Design at the Victoria & Albert MuseumRead more
At Humphries, we are always looking for inspiration to combine history with contemporary design, from 18th Century fabric to Chanel’s tweed suits. We recently found ourselves at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.
The Historic Buildings Event 2023Read more
The 50th Annual AGM and Historic Buildings Parks and Gardens Event for Historic Houses, (HBPGE,) will once again be taking place at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in London.
Account Manager Interior TextilesRead more
We are searching for an Account Manager to join us to project manage the fabric design development process with our clients.
Silk Curtain FabricRead more
Curtains were introduced during the 15th century before this silk curtain fabric was mainly used for walling and bed drapes. The sole purpose of curtains was to keep out the draughts and general cold weather.
Conservation & RestorationRead more
Humphries Weaving are best known for our historic restoration work, covering; research, consultancy, design origination, custom colour development and weaving to order.
King Charles III Coronation Gold State CoachRead more
Humphries Weaving are proud to have supplied crimson Duchess Satin for interior upholstery of the Gold State Coach. After the Coronation their Majesties will travel in the Gold State Coach as part of the Coronation procession from Westminster Abbey to Buckingham Palace.
King Charles III Coronation Chairs of EstateRead more
For the Coronation of King Charles III Humphries Weaving has continued the proud royal weaving tradition of East Anglia by supplying pure silk damask for the Chairs of Estate upholstery. The Chairs of Estate will be used during the early parts of the Service and for the Coronation of Her Majesty The Queen Consort.
Moiré FabricsRead more
Humphries Weaving Moiré Fabrics The word moiré is French and taken from moirer, meaning to water/make shimmer and was originally…
Humphries Weaving Gainsborough Gallery TalkRead more
To celebrate 50 years of Humphries Weaving, the team hosted key clients, interior designers and curators at a Gainsborough Gallery Talk. Richard Humphries reflected on the companies rich history, current projects and future, and Alex Daniels discussed the complex restoration for which she developed bespoke fabric.
Every project is special for our team at Humphries Weaving and so where possible we have included project overviews on our website. As well as details about the fabric development, design and yarn composition we have also featured images of the fabric in its final location. Among a wide variety of uses this includes curtains, walling, bed drapes and upholstery for furniture.
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