We are leading restorers and conservers of antique rugs and carpets and weavers of bespoke,  hand-made carpets; principally for historic houses and public buildings.

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Our Workshops

The Workhouse

Set the small town of Presteigne on the Welsh borders our purpose built sustainable building houses the repair workshop, design studio, carpet showroom, gallery and café.

We source a great selection of hand woven carpets, rugs, kilims and textiles from all over the world specialising in ethically produced, beautifully designed, wool carpets with many of our lines using natural dyes and hand spun wool. Our aim is to find and support small weavers and producers buying directly from them and working with them to develop their products to be as sustainable and saleable as possible.

The gallery is stocked with the unusual and the exceptional. From toys to tools, textiles to teacups, all ethically made with integrity and passion.

The café has a simple menu serving freshly made light lunches from locally grown and sourced produce.

Kostandavo

The workshop is situated in a small village near the spa town of Velingrad in the Rhodope Mountains in the south of Bulgaria. Built during the communist regime the workshop is light and warm with the heating coming from large wood burning stoves.

The looms are constructed from local trees and the dye vats are also wood fired. The traditional process of carpet weaving has changed very little in the last hundred years and the whole process is done by hand. The weavers are highly skilled and are from the local village with the workshop providing most of the employment in the area.