Green loom with white weaving

Offering hand, powered and computerised looms Scotland's HEI's house a great amount of weaving expertise to create new fabrics and textiles.

The universities hold the biggest collection of hand-powered looms in Europe which are maintained by full-time weave technicians who can support commercial projects.

Rows of wooden hand powered looms with green weaving

Shelves of coloured balls of yarn

The workshops also have their own yarn stores which have twisting facilities that enable collaborators to experiment with different combinations of yarns for technical and aesthetic purposes.

If this sounds like the type of equipment and expertise you are looking for this map shows where in Scotland you can find looms and textile facilities.

Contact Us and we can introduce you to the specialist teams.

Map of Scotland