Behind the cloth, the weaver at work.
Outside the loom shed, boats bob in the harbour and houses nestle in the hills. Double-width weaver, Elisabeth Drew is busy inside on the laborious task of tying-in over a thousand threads as one completed tweed makes way for the next. So doing, she fulfils the law that Harris Tweed® cloth must be handwoven at the homes of islanders.
The featured Harris Tweed® design is handwoven for mill, Harris Tweed Hebrides. Visit our website for all Harris Tweed® producers and to learn more about the Harris Tweed® process.
Harris Tweed® fabric | Jane Hepburn Macmillan
Weaver Elisabeth Drew | SandiePhotos.com 2014