WATCH: Margaret Macleod of Harris Tweed Hebrides for British Textile Week
Margaret Macleod is Sales Director of Harris Tweed Hebrides, in Siabost on the beautiful Outer Hebridean Isle of Lewis. Harris Tweed Hebrides has established a reputation for quality Harris Tweed and sell all over the world.
In this interview for British Textile Week, Margaret talks about the unique importance of Harris Tweed, the only fabric in the world protected by an act of parliament. She talks about the support of iconic British fashion designers such as Vivienne Westwood, the importance of Harris Tweed’s rich colour palette and versatility as an apparel and furnishing fabric and what make Hebridean and British textiles so special.
UKFT’s British Textile Week is a digital showcase of the craftsmanship, imagination and innovation of the UK textile industry.