A wonderful new use for Appletons Wool. Appletons has a new customer. Henry Newbery, a company founded in 1782 is the oldest passementerie business in the world. Passementerie can be ornamental edging, trimming or tassels. The company has a Royal Warrant. They have to recreate the woollen fringe for Her Majesty’s Throne in the Lords Chamber in the House of Lords and they are using Appletons wool.