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A new exhibition celebrates a photographer's work documenting the process of making Harris Tweed.  Manchester-born Ian Lawson travelled around the Western Isles to capture his images of crofters, their sheep and the weaving of wool used for the tweed.  The project was carried out over the course of 10 years in collaboration with the Harris Tweed Authority.

Lake District-based photographer focuses on Harris Tweed

A new exhibition celebrates a photographer's 10 years spent documenting the process of making Harris Tweed.

IAN LAWSON - ISLE OF HARRIS

IAN LAWSON - ISLE OF HARRIS

Veteran Harris Tweed weaver Donald John Mackay OBE is the subject of The Financial Times First Person column today:

First Person: Donald John Mackay

‘I helped weave Harris tweed for trendy trainers’

Ian Lawson

Ian Lawson

'Harris Tweed:  From the Land Comes the Cloth'  "Shearing time at a fank is particularly busy and noisy......''   Hebridean Smiles – Kenny Macdonald and Morag Mackinnon, Luskentyre Fank, Isle of Harris

'Harris Tweed: From the Land Comes the Cloth' "Shearing time at a fank is particularly busy and noisy......'' Hebridean Smiles – Kenny Macdonald and Morag Mackinnon, Luskentyre Fank, Isle of Harris

harris tweed: from land to street - lara platman, 2011 [book review + images, including the box room containing all the colours of yarn required for the design of harris tweed; the colour palette of the mill]

Harris Tweed: The Story of the Greatest Cloth of All

What Scottish sheep have to do with timeless fashion and the humanity of craftsmanship.

So wonderful to see the rich colours and the actual process of weaving… @Harris Novick Novick Tweed - History Photos

Our Island Home

The long archipelago on the tip of Europe is home to every weaver, dyer, blender, carder, spinner, warper, finisher and inspector of Harris Tweed® cloth.

ian lawson harris tweed - Google Search

ian lawson harris tweed - Google Search

Ian Lawson

Ian Lawson

The current An Lanntair exhibition by photographer Ian Lawson blends his photographic talent with the people, landscapes and unique Harris Tweed cloth created in the Western Isles. Ian’s book ‘From...

From The Land

The current An Lanntair exhibition by photographer Ian Lawson blends his photographic talent with the people, landscapes and unique Harris Tweed cloth created in the Western Isles. Ian’s book ‘From…

Harris Tweed <3

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From its origins as a poor man’s cloth, to its adoption by Vivienne Westwood

Harris Tweed trademark - this consists of the orb and the Maltese Cross with the words Harris Tweed underneath. In addition to this there and the Maltese Cross with the words Harris Tweed underneath. Various locations are signify where the fabric was actually made.

A look at fabrics – Harris Tweed

This this article (and others to follow) I thought I’d focus on actual fabrics for a change. It’s all well and good me banging on about how to wear things and talking about stuff I want…

Harris Tweed (Clò Mór or Clò na Hearadh in Gaelic) is a cloth that has been handwoven by the islanders on the Isles of Harris, Lewis, Uist and Barra in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland, using local wool.  Traditional Harris Tweed was characterized by subtle flecks of colour achieved through the use of vegetable dyes, including the lichen dyes called "crottle"....

Harris Tweed: 100 years of the Orb

Photographer Lara Platman spent seven months in the Outer Hebrides following the production of Harris Tweed, from the backs of the Blackface or Cheviot sheep to the suits on Savile Row in London.

Who we are. What we do

The Home of Harris Tweed®

As Guardians of the Orb, the role of the Harris Tweed Authority is to protect and promote the Harris Tweed® brand across the world.