About Hemp Fabric
The Life cycle of Hemp from the seed, back to the ground.
At Hemp Fabric UK we aim to bring you the widest range of hemp and natural fabrics available anywhere in the UK.
Our online shop is designed to fulfill just about any requirement, from soft delicate fabrics for clothing, to more substantial long-lasting fabrics used for interior design and soft furnishings.
We have a team of designers on board with innovative, creative ideas, to help with projects incorporating these fabulous natural textiles. These are not only beautiful but have the best Eco credentials for a sustainable new world.
There is now significant demand and awareness of the benefits that hemp brings to the whole textile industry. In turn the textiles offer desirable features and textures to a host of different industries sectors.
For example, the Hotel and hospitality sectors are prime areas for using hemp fibers and fabrics across their range of services.
What we make
- Soft furnishings
- Bathroom accessories
- Bedroom linen
- Dinning service accessories
The fashion Industry, one of the greatest consumers of unsustainable fabrics now has a responsibility to change and reap the benefits and opportunities hemp offers..
At our boutique production studio, we now makes luxury high quality fashion garments for discerning brands and private clients.
Wearing hemp is great for the skin, the environment and best of all for You!
A few interesting and really important benefits to consider when making the choice to buy, use and wear hemp clothing and products.
- Impressive tensile strength.
- Anti microbial.
- Excellent moisture wicking properties.
- Superior breathable and insulation properties.
- Abrasion resistant and water absorbent.
- Naturally biodegradable.
- Efficient fibre production
- Zero chemical fertilizers or pesticides required
- Needs half as much water as cotton
- Everything gets used
- Grows quickly and grows virtually anywhere
- Replenishes the soil and absorbs toxic materials
The Hemp is sourced from a co-operative that combines the crops of small groups of farmers. These farmers produce their hemp crops as naturally as possible with best intentions for the environment.
Everyone involved in the growing and producing of our fabrics are given above average wages for the industry.
Our fabrics are made using traditional fabric weaving and finishing techniques and, where complimentary chemicals are use to lighten a fabric, this has been done in compliance with OEKOTEX 100.
European hemp is different to hemp from India, China and Nepal as it has less processing and the fibers the fabric is made from are longer which makes European fabrics stronger and longer lasting.
The fabrics can also be dyed at source using compliant complimentary dyes to the colour to your choice so long as minimum order size is reached.
The hemp fabrics can be safely washed at 30 – 40 degrees.
Although some still confuse hemp with its well-known cousin, marijuana, this ancient plant is enjoying popularity as an Eco-alternative to conventional fabrics. Growing hemp is kinder to the planet than for example cotton, it is resilient, adaptable and requires little water or chemical additives.
Hemp fiber has some unique and interesting characteristics, which makes it a suitable replacement for conventional fabrics. Historically, hemp was used to make rope and sails, items that made use of the plant’s
Manufacturing and design services in the UK .
- BS5651 fire rating option for fabrics
- Interior design and soft furnishing production
- Garment design and production
- Product sampling
- Digital pattern grading
- Embroidery services.
- Screen and digital printing services
- Fabric development for bespoke projects