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How to Choose the Perfect Tartan to Wear on Your Wedding Day
01 Oct

How to Choose the Perfect Tartan to Wear on Your Wedding Day

Choosing a tartan to wear on your wedding day can be a hard decision. Do you choose your family tartan? What if you don't have a family tartan? What if it doesn't match with the colour scheme for the wedding? Detailed in this blog are a few tips to find the right tartan for you on your special day.

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Happy Tartan Day From Tartan Plus Tweed
06 Apr

Happy Tartan Day From Tartan Plus Tweed

Tartan Day is here! Tartan Day is the day that kicks off Tartan Week in New York City. But it is not only celebrated in New York – it is also celebrated across Canada. It is a week of paying respects to their Scottish Heritage and honouring the contributions that all Scottish people have brought along with them to Canada and America.

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Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with Tartan
17 Mar

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with Tartan

St. Patrick’s Day in 2017 lands on a Friday, which for many is the perfect day of the week to partake in celebrations. St. Patrick’s Day is all about celebrating the arrival of Christianity in Ireland, as well as celebrating Irish culture and heritage. There is no better way to do this than with tartan! Do you think that tartans only represent Scotland? Well, unfortunately you are wrong . There is a whole range of Irish tartans that are being woven as we speak. They are incredibly popular among people with an Irish heritage.

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3 Myths About Tartan and the Kilt
09 Mar

3 Myths About Tartan and the Kilt

Around the world, there are a lot of myths and urban legends that have surrounded tartan, the kilt, and Scotland. One of my favourites is that in Scotland you cannot tell the difference between men and women’s toilet signs! (And by the way this is false! Our toilet signs are much the same as any other country). Here are three of the most common myths surrounding Scottish Culture.

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Why Are There Different Weights for Tartan Fabrics?
01 Mar

Why Are There Different Weights for Tartan Fabrics?

Are you making crafts from tartan fabric? Or maybe you are making a pair of tartan trews or a waistcoat and are not sure which fabric to use. Today we are discussing weights of tartan fabric, and which one could be right for you. At Tartan Plus Tweed we have a large range of tartan fabric that is suitable for all your needs. Our wool tartan fabric is available in three different weights, and each weight has a different purpose.

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Two Weeks Until Christmas – Tartan Traditions
12 Dec

Two Weeks Until Christmas – Tartan Traditions

It is only 13 days until Christmas, and we are all starting to get into the Christmas spirit. This is when I start to listen to Christmas songs, and watch Christmas movies. I light my Christmas scented candles from McKelvie Candles, decorate the Christmas tree, and start wrapping everyone’s gifts.

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