Everything you need to know about Johnstons of Elgin
Johnstons of Elgin are renown manufacturers of tweeds, tartans and cashmere and have been weaving beautiful cashmere and woollen products for over 200 years! We are pleased to include fabrics by Johnstons of Elgin among the collections available from Fabric Gallery and Interiors.
Johnstons of Elgin was founded in 1797 on the banks of the River Lossie, Elgin, Scotland. By 1851, Johnstons of Elgin was pioneering the weaving of Vicuña and Cashmere in Scotland. By 1978 the company is recognised for its exports by winning the Queen’s Award for Export. Sadly everything was destroyed by 1997 floods which caused damage running to more than £20 million.
In recent years Johnstons of Elgin have rebuilt themselves and have won several notable awards e.g. UK Fashion and Textile Export Heritage Award and the UK Fashion & Textile Gold Award. They have developed their range of fabrics for interior home use. Their collection of fine furnishing fabric has been developed with six lifestyle themes in mind: Hebridean Hideaways, Manor House, Country Garden, Scottish Heritagem Young Country and Pastoral Elegance.
At the heart of their designs is fine wools and cashmeres for which they have justly become famous.
Where can I buy Johnstons of Elgin fabrics?
At Fabric Gallery & Interiors we have supplied Johnstons of Elgin fabrics since we opened our York showroom in 2007. Johnstons of Elgin never disappoints and continues to exude timeless quality. We have their swatch books on display in our showroom and our expert team can guide you through the collections. That way you can pick the best fabric for your upholstery or soft furnishings. If you’d like to see Johnstons of Elgin fabrics please do come and visit us. If you cannot visit us please phone us on 01904 481101. Or if you already know which fabric you want we can give you a free Quick Quote.