Weaving in Thomas Ferguson's
18 October 2016
Thomas Ferguson's have been weaving Irish linen since the 1850's.
Today the core business is as a Jacquard and plain fabric weaver.
Fergusons can weave Jacquard fabrics up to 3 metres wide (finished), and plain fabrics just over 3 metres wide (finished).
Ferguson's supply greige fabric either straight off the loom- (loomstate), or it can be bleached, dyed and finished, Sanforized, or have a washed preshrunk and softened finish.
The standard warp used is 100% linen (from flax). However, cotton warps can be used if the minimum order is over 1000 metres.
For weft linen is the main yarn used, however cotton, wool, alpaca, and various other fibres can be used on request.
The Company specialises in undertaking commission orders and providing bespoke services which involves weaving linen, tailored specifically to meet individual customer requirements. Almost all our products can be branded or personalised in some way. This may involve in-woven cresting, an embroidered logo, company name woven into a tea towel, a coat of arms on a guest towel, your own design or a special size. Our skilled design team use extremely advanced technology, which is perfectly set up to handle short runs e.g. one crested tablecloth or a set of specifically designed napkins.