Hainsworth Showcase at the Future Fashion Factory Spring Expo 2024

Last week, we had the pleasure of showcasing at the annual Future Fashion Factory (FFF) Spring Expo held at The University of Leeds. This brilliant event combines an innovation-focused exhibition area with panel discussions addressing current challenges in the fashion and textile industry. Our Managing Director, Amanda McLaren, participated in a panel discussion titled ‘Challenges […]

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Interiors Colour Trends 2024 Interiors Colour Trends 2024: Immersive, Grounded and Extraordinary

Hainsworth is renowned for our timeless and iconic fabrics that have been a cornerstone of our long-standing heritage. While we hold onto tradition, we also embrace innovation and keep pace with the latest industry trends. Annually, we delve into colour forecasts and research trend projections to influence our Interiors Colour Trends. We are pleased to […]

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Hainsworth Costume Fabrics Feature in Spectacular Leeds Playhouse Production ‘Oliver!’

Hainsworth provides fabric to Film & TV companies, Opera Houses, and top theatres globally. Our fabrics are chosen for their quality, colour, and authenticity, and are utilized in costume design ranging from traditional to contemporary styles. They have been featured in numerous films and productions over the decades. Recently, we proudly supplied local theatre Leeds […]

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HRH The Princess of Wales visits Hainsworth

On Tuesday 26th September AW Hainsworth were honoured to welcome Her Royal Highness the Princess of Wales on a visit to the mill. A keen advocate for UK textiles. The Princess was given an introductory tour of the famous manufacturing processes that create Hainsworth’s famous cloth, including our luxury John Atkinson blankets. Now in our […]

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Colour Trends Autumn Winter 24/25 Get inspired for the new season with our Autumn/Winter 24/25 Colour Inspirations  Edit

Hainsworth is delighted to reveal our latest colour inspirations for Autumn/Winter 24/25. From the most outspoken and maximalist shades to the most classic and muted neutrals, our edit for A/W 24/25 has been thoughtfully curated with the aim to inspire fashion designers and showcase the array of shades and finishes that we offer in our […]

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London College of Fashion Bespoke Tailoring x Hainsworth 2022/23: Jacquard Weaving

“This year we were delighted to partner with luxury British textile manufacturer AW Hainsworth & Sons who collaborated with three of our final year students, to weave and finish a bespoke length of Fine Merino Double cloth to the students’ individual jacquard designs, which they have incorporated into their collections.” Daniel Poulson, BA (Hons) Bespoke […]

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Woven in History: Celebrating 240 Years of AW Hainsworth

Our family-run heritage textile mill, established in 1783, is celebrating its’ 240th business anniversary.  AW Hainsworth is the parent company to Hainsworth Fabric of a Nation, as well as several other brands; Hainsworth Protective Fabrics, Hainsworth Toptable, Natural Legacy by Hainsworth, John Atkinson, Hainsworth Technical Felt, Northern Rubber by Hainsworth, and Replin by Hainsworth. Read […]

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Hainsworth X MMUFDT: Slow Fashion – 2022/23 Live Brief Competition

“Slow fashion is about designing, producing, consuming, and living better. Slow fashion is not time-based but quality-based (which has some time components). Slow is not the opposite of fast – there is no dualism – but a different approach in which designers, buyers, retailers, and consumers are more aware of the impacts of products on […]

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