Spinning house

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formerly a common name for a house of correction in England, the women confined therein being employed in spinning.

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Veedon Fleece, a custom weaving house whose current projects include commissions in Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Qatar and Abu Dhabi, launched its latest offering, Damask, at the show.
Flatweave manufacturer PhoeBe Design, established by Irish designer Phoebe Smith, has created its own weaving house in the Balkans, where it is employing local techniques.
The majority of weaving houses have closed, a few remain, and the output is defined by prim handkerchiefs, wedding ring cushions and christening gowns all adorned with lace, shamrocks and Celtic flourishes.