Tag Archives: Scotland

Glasgow fabrics and the Scottish Highlands

More tartans have made it into my suitcase. Another wool tartan, dress weight this time, and a wool gauze. I couldn’t leave without this fun knit either. It combines fashion with tartan. What better souvenir of a holiday to Scotland, … Continue reading

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Isle of Islay: more than whisky

We were on the Isle of Islay to visit the whisky distilleries. I did manage to steer us in the direction of textiles. It is good to be the navigator. “Lets explore down this road.. oh look, there’s a woollen … Continue reading

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Isle of Skye buttons

I found these buttons in a shop in Portree: Skye Batiks. Their main line is in garments sewn by a group of Isle of Skye sewists from bright handwoven cotton from Sri Lanka. Not what you except in Scotland. Their … Continue reading

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Edinburgh fabrics

The conference in Beaune went well. Now we’re in Edinburgh, on holiday. Yeah! We did notice a difference in food between Beaune and Edinburgh. Beaune supermarket: Edinburgh cafe:   Now the holiday has started, I can do what everyone does; … Continue reading

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