Ricama Fabrics creates the Classic

 Linton Loves – Our Australian customer Ricama Fabrics has used our tweed to create a stunning jacket.  Featured in Australian Stitches Magazine, Ricama Fabrics offers workshops to create your own Classic Tweed jacket.  Read more below –    A Classic Icon Never Fades!     The classic Little Black Jacket Exhibition is currently touring the […]


UNUSED Spring/Summer 2013 Collection  Linton Direct are delighted to have two fabrics in Unused, our Japanese customers current collection.  Using two of our piece-dye fabrics including 12862/Blk to create stunning jackets you can see below incorporating the use of our Linton branded buttons to add that special finishing touch.  We are delighted with the stunning […]

Linton customer Ann Rowley wins The Great British Sewing Bee

Congratulations to Ann Rowley! Ann was crowned the winner of the first series of the Great British Sewing Bee, with judges May Martin and Patrick Grant praising her work as ‘exquisite’ Fabrics from the Linton Tweeds factory have wowed judges Patrick Grant, a Savile Row designer, and May Martin, from the Women’s Institute. During last […]

Great British Sewing Bee judge Patrick Grant praises Linton Tweeds

Great British Sewing Bee judge Patrick Grant heaps praise on Linton Tweeds  To read full article click here Here at Linton Tweeds we have been enjoying watching the new BBC2 series – The Great British Sewing Bee.   Great inspiration for getting the sewing machine out to finally kick-start that latest project.  Click above on […]

Jigsaw Directors Cut: Barbara Horspool

The Director’s Cut: Barbara Horspool To read full article click on the link above – As we embark on our Spring Summer 2013 adventure with hope, ambition and discovery; we introduce the fabulous flying force behind Jigsaw’s exciting new and future collections – Product Director, Barbara Horspool. Suitcase packed – check! Passport – check! As […]

Telegraph Article – British tweed: A brilliant yarn

Telegraph Article  Great article written in the Telegraph about the collaboration between Linton Tweeds and Jigsaw featuring some insider knowledge on the goings on at our Carlisle Mill. British tweed: A brilliant yarn  By Lisa Armstrong From Chanel to Jigsaw, fashion’s biggest labels rely on Linton Mills in Carlisle – the world’s pre-eminent producer of […]

Margaret Thatcher wore Linton Tweeds

Made in Cumbria: Thatcher’s iconic image  Click here to read the full article  The iconic blue suits worn by Baroness Thatcher were produced with fabric from Carlisle’s Linton Tweeds factory. Margaret Thatcher’s iconic blue suit Thatcher liked blue, but her fashion adviser Margaret King knew that lighter blue did not always look good on her. […]