Loading…
Loading…

Finding & selecting

1-10 of 26

Page:
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
Fabrics: minimum lengths
Nick Fiddes 21 Jun 2016

You can order as little as one metre (about one yard) of most tartans and other fabrics that are available from stock. But as the length you order rises, the price will fall - signfificantly for commercial volumes....

Tartans: choose by colour, or match colour
Nick Fiddes 21 Jun 2016

Many people like to wear a tartan with historical or family meaning to them. But it is also fine to choose a tartan just because you like its look....

Tartans: choosing from variety of fabrics
Admin User 23 Jun 2016

The “same” tartan (e.g. Stewart Hunting Ancient) can be woven in any number of fabrics, by different weavers. Which you choose depends on how you intend to use it. The main distinctions are:...

What are "Recommended" fabrics?
Admin User 23 Jun 2017

...

How do I find the fabric I want?
Nick Fiddes 21 Jun 2016

We offer tens of thousands of fabrics for sale. This may seem confusing at first. But it's simple to find exactly the one for you......

Tartans: find your family or clan
Admin User 23 Jun 2016

The first thing to know is that whilst many people prefer to wear a plaid linked to their own family heritage, there is no law that you must wear a kilt only in your own tartan. Most people prefer a family tartan for reasons of tradition. But if you can’t find one you like, there ......

Tartans: choosing the right one for you
Admin User 23 Jun 2016

Selecting a tartan can be bewildering at first sight. But choosing is easy and fun once you know how. We suggest you first decide on the following issues....

Tartan: what is a "Restricted" tartan?
Nick Fiddes 21 Jun 2016

A “Restricted” tartan can mean many things. Some can be supplied under special conditions. Another might be supplied direct from its owner. Others (e.g. most corporate tartans) are not for public use. Please enquire for more information on a specific tartan....

What are “Custom Design” tartans?
Nick Fiddes 21 Jun 2016

Tartans described as Custom Designs in our Tartan and Fabric Finder are not officially recorded but have been informally created by users of our free online Tartan Designer facility. Please read the following points carefully before ordering a Custom Design tartan....

Fabrics: what’s the best material and weight for my needs?
Nick Fiddes 21 Jun 2016

We supply a very wide range of fabrics, so we can’t answer every question here. If in doubt, our customer service team is trained to advise on every need, so please just ask! Meanwhile, here are some broad pointers. Materials This depends mostly on your use. For garments, most people prefer......

1-10 of 26

Page:
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3