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The Harris Tweed Update

This week I purchased some gorgeous Harris Tweed wool that I transformed into a couple of Wayfarer Purses. They will be available in my shop beginning of next week. Harris Tweed is a luxury 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. A wide selection is available in plain, barleycorn, herringbone, checks and tartans. My favorite is the barleycorn cloth with its subtle flecks of different color all spun together. I purchased a few yards in blue, gray and brown from my local fabric shop. I'm now looking into purchasing some directly from the manufacturer. I read that they provide you with the labels pictured above if you do so. I can't wait to create more handbags using this magnificent cloth!

Comments

StaroftheEast said…
The fabric looks promosing, looking forward to the results!
Meltem said…
I'm very curious about your new designs with them!
Loddelina said…
A perfect fabric for cold weather - t looks so cozy!
Thea said…
I LOVE Harris tweed. Can't wait to see what you do with it. I am certain it will be fabulous!
alissa said…
ooo just the description sounds gorgeous!
matchstickgirl said…
wonderous !!!

cant beat Harris Tweed

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