Harris Tweed Hebrides for British Textile Week
Harris Tweed Hebrides, based in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland, manufactures each metre of handwoven fabric in accordance with The Harris Tweed Act 1993, maintaining the integrity and distinctive character of the fabric which is recognised globally as Harris Tweed.
Harris Tweed Hebrides – visual board by UKFT
Harris Tweed is produced using traditional skills and always made from 100% pure new wool. Each stage of this process ensures the high-quality Harris Tweed is renowned for. Fibre dyeing at the raw wool stage provides an unrivalled depth of colour, one yarn shade can contain up to eight different shades of wool and several yarn shades are used in each fabric design. The company works with over 120 home weavers based throughout the Isle of Lewis and Harris, providing sustainable rural employment to home weavers who live in the most remote communities on the islands.
Harris Tweed Hebrides has launched an exclusive wholesale website, where the full Harris Tweed collection is available to browse, and swatches can be ordered free of charge. Please get in touch for more information about how to access the site and to arrange a virtual meeting with our team– email@example.com.
UKFT’s British Textile Week is a digital showcase of the craftsmanship, imagination and innovation of the UK textile industry.