Commission weavers: If you wish to be added contact:

All Companies are currently used by or have been recommended to us, but we cannot personally guarantee quality of product or of service. As further details of provision come in they will be updated.

Company name and contact details

Loom and yarn types


Arra Textiles

29A North Deeside Road,
Kincardine O’Neil,
AB34 5AA



Social Media: @arratextiles


Hand operated computerised AVL Looms:

AVL A-Series

  • 60” maximum weaving width
  • 32 shafts
  • Double beam
  • Computerised dobby

AVL Workshop Dobby Loom

  • 24” maximum weaving width  
  • 24 shafts
  • Computerised dobby  

Work with a wide range of natural fibres including lambswool, merino wool, cashmere, geelong, alpaca, cotton and British wools. 

Traditional heritage weaving techniques with a complex, contemporary twist. 

Happy to work with clients to design and produce personalised pieces including scarves, blankets, throws, wall artworks etc. Short production runs of bespoke cloth or small batch product production is also available. 

Award winning bespoke design with an emphasis on colour, craftsmanship and sustainability


Natural Curiosity

Daisy Imogen Buckle, MA RCA


Hand operated LOUET magic dobby loom.

24 shafts. Double beam. Max width 25 inches.

Natural yarns and fibres including cotton, linen, paper, wool. Or client provided yarns.


Natural Curiosity is run by Daisy who works closely with clients to generate unique and personal pieces from scarves/lengths of fabric to interior pieces to sculptural art forms. 

All work is inspired by the natural world.

Woven textile design and consultancy with ethical and sustainable craft and design at its heart.

Handweave and jacquard design experience.


Araminta Campbell Ltd
29 Ocean Drive


Tel: 0131 555 7395

Bespoke Tweed and Tartan design and production:

Loom: They work with carefully selected mills around Scotland, which gives the ability to produce cloth/products in many different weights and quantities

Yarn: Wide range of options including Shetland wool, Cheviot, Geelong and cashmere.

Working closely with each client, Araminta creates a series of unique tweed or tartan designs, and manages the sourcing and production of their chosen design  in Scotland.

Each design is highly personalised and can incorporate inspiration from an event, landscape of piece of family history.   

The Aviary Studio
Essex, UKEmail: sarah@the-aviary-studio.comwww.the-aviary-studio.comTel:07814434566 
Loom: Computerised/hand operated 24 shaft Toika Loom.

Yarns: Silk, wool, cotton, denim, mohair, linen, and many other mixes and novelty yarns.

Weaving width 80cm (70-75cm with shrinkage, depending on the stretch of the weft yarns)

Minimum warp length 2 meters.

Maximum warp length per piece 8 meters (for example 40 meters would come in five 8 meter pieces), total quantity dependant on clients own time line and budget.

Fabric and Colour Consultancy, and Custom Hand Woven Lengths
The Aviary Studio offer design and technical expertise to brands, to help realise the possibilities around their initial ideas, from developing a colour palette, to swatching and refining fabric ideas on loom, to production of small quantities of hand-woven fabric for fashion, interiors or for other special projects.
The Bristol Weaving Mill Ltd
1A Barton Road
St Philips
BS2 0LFTel: 01173293450
 Design and development of production fabric and woven product. Jacquard and dobby, wool, tweeds, fancy tweeds, unusual fancy yarns, cotton, silk, linen, hemp, alpaca, locally sourced yarn.

Product includes scarfs, shawls, blankets. Fashion and interiors.

Hand-woven production also available for special projects and couture.

Design and production solutions for textile waste.

MOQ 10m, lead-time 4-6 weeks for sampling, 6-8 weeks for production.

Bonnie Kirkwood
Thames Side Studios
Trinity Wharf
Studio TW28
Harrington Way
SE18 5NR
Tel: 07813 666


Hand operated Dobby Loom 32 Shaft, double beam, 140cm wide
Hand operated Dobby Loom 24 shafts, double beam, 50 cm wide
4 epcm up to 56 epcm
Min length 2 metres, Max length 30m
Any Fibre, including Fancy yarns
Design, development and consultation studio, providing sampling to commission short run production lengths, for fashion, interior and innovation industries.
Dash & Miller

1A Barton Road
St Philips

Tel: 02030020553

Woven textiles design and consultancy, on CAD and hand-loom samples. Jacquard and dobby. All yarn types, all applications.

Custom jacquard development and production, PAP womenswear collection.

MOQ 10m, lead-time 2-4 weeks for sampling, 4-6 weeks for production.

Fiona J Sperryn

Cornwall, UK

Tel: +44 (0)7800 773054

TC2 hand weave digital jacquard loom.

Weaving width 110cms (repeat possible but not necessary) and can use structure to increase width eg. last project 140cms wide rug.

Loom’s modular system equates to 24epc at 110cm wide, 36epc at 74cm wide or 72epc at 36cm wide.

No minimum length. 

Most warp and weft yarns considered.

Experienced in hand weave and jacquard design and development, including sampling for fashion and interiors industries and translation of artwork.  Short lead-times and personal service for sampling and production.
Helen Foot Design

2 Cockgate School




01568 782229 or 07903103291

Loom & Yarn type: 24 shaft AVL loom, loom width 48 inches.  Can work with any yarn type Suitable for short runs of bespoke cloth.  Minimum weaving length 3m.  Warps up to 15 m length. Have woven up to 160epi and for clients working in fashion, interiors, product design and fine art.
Jacqueline James Hand Woven Rugs

4 Rosslyn Street
YO30 6LG

44 + (0)7980 190194

Individually designed hand woven rugs and wall hangings for bespoke commissions.

John England (Banbridge) Ltd
54 Scarva Road
BT32 3QD
Northern Ireland

Tel. 028 40620400




Looms are both Jacquard and plain and they can offer loom-state fabrics over 3 metres wide.A number of their Jacquard set-ups are single end control.Yarns:
Weave mainly with linen warps, and many blends of weft yarn. 
John England offers the design and production of woven fabrics for end uses including fashion, interiors and theatrical linens.

They are very flexible and like working with designers to produce new and original designs.

They can weave with other warp yarns subject to minimum orders.

They will produce custom sample runs for a minimum 12m (finished) using our various standard set-ups.



John Spencer (Textiles) Ltd
Ashfield Mill
Active Way
BB11 1BS
United Kingdom+44 (0)1282
Jacquard Looms

Setup 1: 5384 ends
Reed width 61.4”  (for larger orders they can adapt this up to approx. 73”)

Two-over repeat

Setup 2: 2688 ends
Reed width 73.5”

Single end control (one repeat across width)

Setup 3: 2688 ends
Reed width 61.4”

Single end control

They can weave up to 8 colours in weft although 4 is more standard.

They don’t have many standard warps although Setup 1 with Ne 36/2 combed undyed cotton and Setup 3 with Ne 40/2 combed cotton are in most of the time.

All machines are set up to handle a wide range of counts from resultant Ne 1  to Ne 60.

They are happy working with most yarn types and blends, and are trying to keep minimums to 100 metres.

Line Nilsen

Studio C1
33 Seely Rd
Loom: George Wood 16 shaft Dobby Loom
Reeds: 13/14/18/30/39 d.p.i (can work with any e.p.i)
Warp: Mercerised cotton 2/16’s – 2/60’s, silk and wool of similar counts (any other warp enquiries welcome)
Weft: Any
Width: Max 90cm
Line is able to weave any design created by or in development with customer and  would also be able to create new bespoke designs for customers requirements.

Max number of wefts 10. Minimum order 2m, max

length 10m and cut lengths preferable.
The Liverpool Weaving Company

Make. North Docks
34 Regent Street
L3 7BN

Tel: 07540063239 (Website currently under construction)



AVL A Series Production Loom, 24 shafts, 48″ wide, double beam.

We can weave with almost anything from cotton to monofilament, but wool, alpaca and locally sourced yarns are our speciality.

Custom hand woven lengths and design consultancy, open to commissions and collaborations.

The Liverpool Weaving Company offers bespoke artisan cloth and tweeds in short runs, UK based outsourcing can be arranged for large quantities. Design consultation, sampling and development is also available.

Lead time 2-4 weeks for sampling and 3-5 weeks for production. As well as fashion and interior fabrics, LWC can also produce scarves, blankets and various other items upon request.

Christopher McEvoy

Unit 2 141 Broad St
G40 2QW

Tel: 07866895004
Instagram: @christophermcevoy

Dobby weaving on a mixture of traditional hand looms up to 1m wide.

24shafts and double beam available.

Jacquard weaving/ sampling in house.

Any fibre woven.

Up to 100 epi

No minimum meterage

Christopher McEvoy is a hand weaver based in Glasgow Scotland, working internationally for the luxury fashion and interiors markets.

Offering a hand woven swatch collection each season. Christopher  also offers consultation services, textile developments, and small runs of fabric for Runway, Private clients, Interior designers and Artists.

Make Works
This website links you to manufacturers in Scotland & Birmingham for a range of businesses including weaving mills and spinners

Objects of Matter

Textile Design Studio Via Francesco Soave 24 20135, Milan, Italy

Contact: Ailara Berdyyeva
Tel: +393491000161


Hand weaving:

Hand operated dobby looms 40 shafts
Max width – 140 cm
Min order – 10 meters

All types of yarns. The studio works extensively with the top quality yarns as well as metals & precious metals

Manufactured production:
The studio also works closely with the finest Italian producers for manufactured alternatives.
Min order – 100 meters

Objects of Matter studio works closely with their clients in order to deliver highly personalised and unique designs. The studio works with traditional as well as experimental yarns, and boasts a strong design aesthetic.

The studio offers:
– seasonal textile collections

  • developing new and exclusive textile designs in collaboration with clients
  •  Hand-woven production
  • Industrial production made using their design, realised in partnership with the highly esteemed Italian mills
Angie Parker Textiles
The UK Fashion and Textile Association
This organisation has a good list of weaving mills in the UK with the types of looms. Go to the ‘Lets make it here’ section for information.
Shed Studio
Natasha Mohide
Tel: +44 (0)7835901411
Instagram: @shed__studio
Hand operated 24 Shaft Dobby Loom
Double Beam
Width 50cm
No minimum
All yarn types
Shed Studio is a creative hand weaving studio and design consultancy, developing directional hand woven swatch collections each season for predominantly the fashion and interiors markets. We also offer consultation projects, specific fabric developments, colour and trend direction and small runs of fabric for runway shows, interiors or art pieces.
Taylor & Lodge
Rashcliffe Mills
HD1 3PETel: +44 (0) 1484 423231
Fax: +44 (0) 1484 435313
Gregory Mills
Weavers Lane
C010 1BB

Jacquard and shaft
Link to loom/qualities details
Also do cufflinks and leather
Very English Weaving Company
West Yorkshire,
HD7 5HATel: +44 (0) 1484
Design & Weaving services
Weftfaced Workshop
Contact: Caron Penney
Tel: +44 (0)1243 814878
M: +44(0)7970 744956
High warp looms, high quality worsted wool, cotton, linen and silk Tapestries woven to commission, tapestries for sale.
West Dean College
West Dean Tapestry Studio,
West Dean College,
West Sussex
PO18 0QZTel: 01243 818 233
Tapestries woven to commission
Woven studio
E01, 400,
Caledonian Road,
N1 1DNTel


Woven Studio was founded in 1997 by creative director Laura Miles. With over 20 years’ experience in the field of woven textiles, the studio has worked closely with established brands worldwide, providing both hand woven sampling and digital consultancy. Fairtrade and ecological solutions for the textile industry are at the heart of the studio.

We can hand weave short runs of cloth, up to 20m in our London studio. We also work with manufacturers throughout the world for larger production in either dobby or jacquard



Dobby weaving on ARM LOOM up to 1m  wide.
24shafts and double beam available.
4-200 epi
Jacquard weaving/ sampling at mills in UK and Europe
Any fibre woven.
2 metre minimum meterage
Woven In The Bone
26 Commercial Road
Buckie AB56 1HR
(by appointment only)Sam Goates
Mob:  07748 014970
Instagram @woveninthebone
3 x Hattersley Domestic semi-automatic foot treadle looms.
4 shaftsSingle width of 75-78cm finishedWide range of wool yarns used: British wool, shetland, donegal, merino, cashmere, etc
Design, development and transparent production of a range of artisan woven cloth, wraps and scarves.

30 years experience of textile design and production working in wool.

Standard roll size is 35m but 6 metre minimum available in standard cloth qualities.

Bespoke design service includes CAD and handloom sample options. 

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