About Skye Weavers

A collection of posts which tell our story and show how we are working. If you would like to keep up to date with the latest goings-on in the weaving shed…
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Andrea selecting and grading fleeces from local farmers at the annual sheep clip (shearing). We then have the fleeces spun into a special yarn that is unique to us. This is the basis of all our Skye Wool products. Crofters, Hebrides, Isle Of Skye, Locally Sourced, Shearing, Farmers, Weavers, Spinning, Andrea
Grading Local Fleeces for Skye Wool | Isle of Skye, Hebrides, Scotland - Skye Weavers
Andrea selecting and grading fleeces from local farmers at the annual sheep clip (shearing). We then have the fleeces spun into a special yarn that is unique to us. This is the basis of all our Skye Wool products.
Skye Weavers
Skye Weavers
A selection of fabric swatches Textile Design, Fabric Design, Green Diamond, Skye, 10 Years, Archive, The Past, Textiles
Fabric Archive - Textile Design | Skye Weavers | Woven in Scotland
Looking back through the archive - we finally got round to compiling a book of our fabric designs over the past 10 years. It was fun remembering the stories behind the weaves. We even wrote a blog about it...
Skye Weavers
Skye Weavers
Andrea wearing crampons in the ice and pushing a roll of fabric in a trolley Bicycle Pedals, Sewing Business, Woolen, Tweed, Rescue, Rolls
Deliveries in the ice - working in all weathers at Skye Weavers
Crampons to the rescue! Andrea pushing rolls of fabric up the icy drive. Can't miss our slot at the finishers, whatever the weather.
Skye Weavers
Skye Weavers
a woman sewing a herringbone tweed cushion Sewing Room, Angie
In the sewing room at Skye Weavers, Isle of Skye, Hebrides, Scotland
Angie in the sewing room at Skye Weavers. This is where we create cushions, bags and other accessories. Everything is made from our own tweed which we weave by pedal power on our Isle of Skye croft.
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Skye Weavers
Andrea at the pedal powered loom Workshop, Looms, Shawls, Pedal, Cycling
At the loom - in the weaving workshop at Skye Weavers
Andrea at the pedal powered loom in our Skye weaving workshop. We have 2 looms and use them to weave tweed, throws, scarves, shawls and more. Fortunately we love cycling!
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Skye Weavers
Andrea and Roger outside a shed with sign reading Skye Weavers Rare Pictures, 10th Birthday, Scotland, Men Sweater
Skye Weavers 10 years on
A rare picture of us (Andrea and Roger) together as we mark the 10th birthday of Skye Weavers. Thank you to everyone who's supported us over the past decade - and looking forward to the next one!
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Skye Weavers
a man pedalling at a weaving loom with purple textile on the loom Pedal Power, Scottish Islands, Power Loom, Textile Art, Wool Throws
Pedal powered loom in our weaving workshop - Skye Weavers
At the loom in our Skye weaving shed. We have two looms and they are both entirely pedal powered - a good weaver workout! Here Paul's weaving some checked wool throws.
Skye Weavers
Skye Weavers
Andrea and Roger Holden traded in their agricultural lifestyle to set up the bicycle-powered woven textile company, Skye Weavers, based on the Isle of Skye. Textile Company, Darning, Holden, Bicycle
Skye Weavers - Weavers from the Isle of Skye, Scotland
Andrea and Roger Holden traded in their agricultural lifestyle to set up the bicycle-powered woven textile company, Skye Weavers, based on the Isle of Skye.
We love weaving tweed and more on our bicycle pedal-powered loom. Cycling & textiles - great combination! Ideas, Weaving, Crafts, Bicycle Pedal, Weaving Looms, Loom Weaving
We love weaving tweed and more on our bicycle pedal-powered loom. Cycling & textiles - great combination!
Skye Weavers
Skye Weavers
Skye Weavers threading up loom with soft grey woollen warp. Want to know more about the various processes: https://www.skyeweavers.co.uk/story Threading, Loom, Fabric Frame
Skye Weavers Threading up Loom
Skye Weavers threading up loom with soft grey woollen warp. Want to know more about the various processes: https://www.skyeweavers.co.uk/story
Think local! We were recently interviewed by Make Works for their #FactoryFriday  series of Scottish manufacturers. Here's our thoughts: http://makeworks.co.uk/blog/factory-friday-skye-weavers Check out Make Works! Fantastic directory of Scottish manufacturers! Borrow Money, The Borrowers, Friday, Manufacturing, Thoughts, Series, Blog
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Think local! We were recently interviewed by Make Works for their #FactoryFriday series of Scottish manufacturers. Here's our thoughts: http://makeworks.co.uk/blog/factory-friday-skye-weavers Check out Make Works! Fantastic directory of Scottish manufacturers!
Discover the story of wool from sheep to tweed: www.skyeweavers.co.uk/story Sheep, Snoopy, Discover, Illustration, Illustrations
Our Weaving Story: Sheep to Tweed | Skye Weavers
Discover the story of wool from sheep to tweed: www.skyeweavers.co.uk/story
We had a very nice visit from Tina and Bengt, who interviewed us for their Swedish/English weaving magazine Vävmagasinet​. Great to spend the evening with them delving into some real weaving nitty-gritty! If you're interested in weaving, get a copy of the Vävmagasinet. It's full of weavers' stories, exhibitions, suppliers, patterns and loads more: http://en.vävmagasinet.se PS: We'll be in one of the next two issues. Nitty Gritty, Exhibitions, Swedish, Ps, Evening, English, Magazine
We had a very nice visit from Tina and Bengt, who interviewed us for their Swedish/English weaving magazine Vävmagasinet​. Great to spend the evening with them delving into some real weaving nitty-gritty! If you're interested in weaving, get a copy of the Vävmagasinet. It's full of weavers' stories, exhibitions, suppliers, patterns and loads more: http://en.vävmagasinet.se PS: We'll be in one of the next two issues.
Skye Weavers
Skye Weavers
With Love Project have been to see us! Read more about their visit here: www.withloveproject.co.uk/skye-weavers Find People, Motherland, Love, Amor
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With Love Project have been to see us! Read more about their visit here: www.withloveproject.co.uk/skye-weavers
Skye Weavers Tying Lots of Knots Knots, Travel, Viajes, Destinations, Traveling, Trips, Buttons
Skye Weavers Tying Lots of Knots
Skye Weavers Tying Lots of Knots