Alex Begg & Company
Alex Begg and Co are high end weavers of scarves and throws. Production includes both dobby and jaquard weaving for the fashion and interior markets.
Verified by Make Works Scotland September 2013
They have warping, weaving and finishing capacity in-house. For Dobby weave, the maximum width is 220cm; for Jacquard weave, the maximum width 150cm. Their minimum sample runs are equivalent to 10 metres of fabric. They work with clients on a partnership basis or on one off exclusive projects - ranging from global brands to independent fashion / interior designers, retail stores and architects. No previous knowledge is required, but sketches and a budget are advised.
|Turnaround Time||8-12 Weeks|
|Production Access||By appointment|
|File Types||pdf, jpeg, tiff|
MaterialsAngora Cashmere Cashmere / Silk Fine Merino Wools
ProcessesEmbroidery Fabric Embellishments Weaving Warping Dobby Loom Weaving Jacquard Loom Weaving
MachinesDobby Loom Jacquard Loom
Video: Make Works visits Alex Begg in Ayr
Alex Begg has over 150 years history weaving fabrics. Originating in Paisley, the company was set up to take advantage of the huge demand for Scottish textiles from both UK and Eastern markets.