The Harris Tweed® Journal

A Perfect Finish

5th August

“Examining the tweed for finish”


The sharp-eyed finishing stage of the Harris Tweed® process where the fabric is checked for any flaws or inconsistencies. We love this moment as they ladies stifle a laugh as they work. A daydreaming schoolchild looks to the window, too young to help just yet. After the tweed has been examined, it is pressed and cropped to a perfect, flawless condition.

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The Harris Tweed® Process

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