Hannah Howell
Halley Stevensons weatherproof waxed cotton fabric

Journal entries

The Halley Stevensons journal is where you can read about our latest developments, keep up to date with new collaborations and learn from our knowledge base. If you’re interested in collaborating with us, please get in touch with our sales team at sales@waxedcotton.co.uk.

Hannah Howell


Graduate Project by Hannah Howell

Bergans x Spinnova x Halley Stevensons anorak


Exploring the possibilities that lie in innovative technology and how it can take us closer to a fully circular consumption of textiles…

How to care for waxed cotton

How to care for waxed cotton

Waxed cotton has been engineered to weather the storms and keep you sheltered from the elements. It is the first performance fabric which has been trusted for generations and has truly withstood the test of time.

V&A launch for new product

Museum x Manufacturer x Maker 

V&A, Halley Stevensons and Kerrie Aldo unite to create ‘The Dundee Raincoat’, inspired by the city’s innovation, creativity and resilience.

Hanon x Fred Perry waxed cotton

Hanon x Fred Perry B2 Shoe

Last month Hanon, an Aberdeen based company, launched a shoe in collaboration with Fred Perry. The stylish tennis shoe was made from Halley Stevensons P200 Super Dry fabric in colour: lagoon. Our super dry finish is water resistant, but feels completely different our traditional waxed fabric options. Definitely built for

Mission workshop waxed cotton

Mission Workshop

Mission Workshop have launched “THE EIGER WX” jacket made with Halley Stevensons waxed cotton.

Social tailor waxed cotton

Social Tailor

Colin Gilchrist, director of “Social Tailor” came to visit the factory, read the article below to find out what he had to say about us! http://www.socialtailor.com/2016/10/28/scotland-manufactures-wax-cotton/ I recently visited Halley Stevensons in Dundee who produce waxed cloth for the biggest and best brands in the world. (website below) What is

J Crew waxed cotton jacket

Hello JCrew!

Jcrew teamed up with Halley Stevensons to find the perfect fabric for their “Fireman Jacket”. The design by JCrew is inspired by the 1950’s vintage fisherman’s jacket, but with a modern twist. To read more about the collaboration please visit: https://jcrew.com

Outdoor retailer

Outdoor Retailer

Following from showcasing our collection at Outdoor Retailer earlier this year, our Wax C4X was a particular favourite, read about it: Halley Stevensons, the Dundee, Scotland maker of waxed cotton fabrics, showcased its Wax C4X line of fabrics for apparel and luggage. The company works closely with the brands on

Stock availability explained

The ‘HS Collection’ is a range of fabrics that are in continuous production and offered on an “off the shelf” basis in a choice of colours. Ideal for express developments and orders we hold substantial stocks of these articles and are committed to replenishing the fabrics within a 8 weeks (if not available at the time of order).

Please note, The HS Collection includes all articles previously available as ‘Stock Supported’ or ‘Regular Running’ lines.

Bespoke manufacturing allows you to fully customise our fabric. We can colour match to any pantone or colour of your choice which can be dyed onto any fabric in our collection with any finish we offer.

*Lab work is required to be processed (Leadtime 2 weeks) and approved prior to production.

**Minimum order quantities apply and production lead-times of (8weeks) applies.

This product is suitable for luggage

Can be made in styles such as backpacks, satchels, laptop cases, cabin bags and suitcases.

Waxed cotton fabric suitable for luggage
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This product is suitable for accessories

Can be made into accessories such as gloves, hats, caps and belts.

Waxed cotton fabric suitable for accessories
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This product is suitable for footwear

Can be made into styles such as trainers, tennis shoes, hi-tops, boots and brogues.

Waxed cotton fabric suitable for footwear
Hannah Howell

This product is suitable for apparel

Can be made into garments such as overshirts, jackets, coats and trousers.

Waxed cotton fabric suitable for apparel
Hannah Howell