Once upon a time the wearing of kilts was seen as almost exclusively as Scottish,
those days have passed, and now kilt wearers are found all over the world from lots
The origin of the kilt is somewhat of a mystery, but there is documented evidence
of it’s existence from the last few years of the seventeenth century. It’s likely
that they were made from local woollen cloth, in whatever shade or pattern the local
weaver was able to supply. Over the course of time, patterns and colours became identified
with regions or family names.
Today anyone can wear a kilt, in almost any pattern or tartan,there are virtually
no restrictions, although many still choose a clan based tartan. There are thousands
of tartans to choose from, hundreds of tweeds and probably millions of other fabrics
which would make wonderful kilts.
I make kilts in the traditional style containing about 8 yards of woollen fabric
with knife pleats , and also contemporary kilts containing between 5 to 6 yards
usually of denim or cotton.
Each kilt is made to order for each client‘s measurements and choice of fabric and
Please explore the rest of the site, if you have any questions please do not hesitate
to contact me, I look forward to hearing from you.
The Wildcat Tartan
Click for more details of this unique tartan helping to raise money to help preserve this Scottish endangered species.