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HUME STYLE IN GLASGOW

Hume Sweet Hume were recently invited to participate in the  fashion show during the ‘In The Loop’ Conference at Glasgow University. These beautiful models have added a new twist as to how our products can be worn. We love the styling! See full fashion show:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=34u72gr26CE Please note: Hume Sweet Hume will be delighted to supply placards should anyone wish to carry them whilst wearing our garments! 😉 Photographs below by Harrison Reid

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IT STARTED WITH A ………………..CUSHION

IT STARTED WITH A ………………..CUSHION

Cushion, cushions everywhere and not a place to sit…… Hume Sweet Hume began with cushions. ‘From our home’…….where in the beginning they lined the hallway, covered the kitchen table and filled the sitting room. The joys of a small business run from home.    Grobust Beach, our favorite sandy bay was the inspiration for our first cushion design. This is a picture taken on one of Jenna’s early morning cycles – a great way to start the day. (though I, Lizza, usually prefer to stay a bit longer in bed) 😉 The Grobust Cushion, named after Grobust beach, continues to be one...

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OUR MUM…

OUR MUM…

Don’t tell but today is her Birthday 😀  shhhhhh We would like to take a moment to say thank you! From the early days of business when our hub was my home, a bedroom was our office, the hall was a yarn store and the kitchen table was for knitting machines, sewing machines and all things not kitchen……..  she was there to assist, never needed to be asked twice,  providing care, roast dinners, laundry service and unconditional love for us all. When we embarked on our travels to shows or meet buyers, she regularly looked after my daughters until I returned. Without...

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SISTERS…. DESIGNING, KNITTING AND LIVING ON THE EDGE. WELCOME TO OUR BLOG

SISTERS…. DESIGNING, KNITTING AND LIVING ON THE EDGE. WELCOME TO OUR BLOG

We are the Hume sisters, Lizza (me – left) and Jenna (her – right) and we live and work on our Island home of Westray in the Orkney Islands (located in the top right corner of the weather map in a box just below The Shetland Islands) in other words………. on the Hume Sweet Hume is our Knitwear design business, and  from our workshop which is situated in the village of Pierowall, We design and knit clothes and accessories ‘for you and your home’. Having completed our Art degrees we both felt a strong pull to return to our island roots....

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