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House of Tartan Ltd
Drummond Street

Tel +44 1764 679000
Fax +44 1764 679002

Custom Weave Specials

  1. Get your Tartan woven into Fabric
  2. Have it made into Kilts and (lots of) other Products.
  3. Order one of the ‘Special Weave’ Packages on offer.
  4. Register your Tartan with the Scottish Register of Tartans.
  1. Getting Your Tartan Woven in 100 % Pure New Wool

    (see SILK options below.)

    • Simple. HOUSE of TARTAN ® commissions Custom Weaves for private, corporate and association customers all over the world.
    • Quality is guaranteed by Scotland’s finest mills. Delivery effected 12-14 weeks after finalising design & payment. The HOUSE of TARTAN doesn’t just talk about service, it has 15 years industry experience to prove it.
    • Affordable. Weaving your own tartan costs much less than you think.
  2. Have your Tartan made into Kilts & (lots of) other items.

  3. Kilts Mini-Kilts Kilted skirts Pleated skirts Kiddies Kilts Hats & Caps Sashes Wedding Arisaids Trews Trousers Bowties Cummerbunds Ties, Neckties Rosette Sashes Stoles Wedding Garters Ruches Flashes Tammies Fly plaids Corsage ties Lap-trays Shawls Wedding Sashes Bunnets Tonag Beags Ponchos Sewn ribbon Cushions Tonag Mhors Scarves Throws
  4. Choose your Special Weave Package

    • Pure New Wool 10-15oz
        Starter Pack (of Single Width fabric)
      7.3 metres, your tartan design
      Single Width 28”/72cm
      Order Starter Pack in your design
      £689.00 ($941.76) excluding duties and taxes
        8 Yard Kilt Special Weave Pack
      1 x Traditional 8-yard kilt, made to your measurements
      in your tartan design
      Order 8 Yard SW Kilt in your design
      £855.00 ($1,168.66) excluding duties and taxes
        HoT Unbeatable 10m Value Pack (Double Width)
      10 metres, your tartan design
      Double width 54”/140cm
      Order 10metres Special Weave in your design
      £750.00 ($1,025.14) excluding duties and taxes
        15m Tartan Pack (Double Width)
      15 Metres, your tartan design
      Double width 54”/140cm
      Order 15m Special Weave in your design
      £1,125.00 ($1,537.71) excluding duties and taxes
        30m Tartan Pack (Double Width)
      30m, your design, Double width 54”/140cm
      Price includes STR Registration & Certificate.
      £1,700.00 ($2,323.66) excluding duties and taxes
        60m Pack (Double Width)
      In your design, Double width 54”/140cm.
      This Price includes STR Registration & Certificate.
      £2,268.00 ($3,100.03) excluding duties and taxes
        [Notes: A traditional 8-yard Kilt requires approx 7.3 metres, 8 yds. Custom tartans can be woven in mediumweight (11-12 oz) or heavyweight (15-16 oz) fabric depending on specification of yarn colours. Do not hesitate to email your questions.]
    • SILK

      Weaving your Tartan into Silk (see Wool options above)

      This is as unique as it gets. And although pricey and a long wait (6 months or more), it is a very special item and worth the wait. Select an accessory option or order 5 metres and make up something special.

      Bear in mind that the Twill-Weave dress silk is very fine and extremely strong, so it can be difficult to work (though your dress maker will love it). So please acquaint yourself with this aspect before choosing silk instead of wool. And remember that yarn colours can look different in silk compared to wool.

      Nevertheless it is a stunning Scottish-made silk. Perfect for that amazing dress or your wedding Arisaid. And beautiful in Sashes, Scarves & Stoles. Popular for Bow-Ties & Cummerbund sets with a difference.

  5. Registering & Naming your Tartan.

    Why Protect your design?

    If you are serious about your tartan, it makes sense to name and register it with the Scottish Register of Tartans (SRT). This ensures your design remains unique to you, your organisation or your heirs. The SRT is now Scotland’s only official Tartan Register and is administered by the National Archives of Scotland.

    What does it cost?

    You can apply through the House of Tartan or directly yourself. Registration through us costs £145. This includes the cost of the SRT’s Statutory Application fee of £70; a frame-able Certificate; to showcase a cutting from your first weaving and our processing charges. We‘ve created hundreds of tartans for clients worldwide.

    What problems might one expect?

    A new design may not proceed through registration if conflicts or issues affect its register-ability. Besides any similarity issues, another common problem is the selection and approval of a suitable name. Also, some designs prove to be un-weavable technically. So consultation with you adjustment is necessary before application can be attempted.

    How we help?

    Our service includes devising the Weavers Ticket, without which a tartan cannot be produced. The HOUSE of TARTAN provides expert guidance and interacts with the Registrar and mill to resolve such issues – including recommending improvements to get the best looking result.

    Once it’s established your design is actually weavable, registration application can be submitted. At this stage we’ll ask you to provide us with 'the Rationale' behind the colours or name you’ve chosen. This will become the narrative alongside your entry in the register. Ask about House of Tartan’s Registration Guidelines

    How long does Registration take?

    Between 4 and 6 weeks, depending on complexity.

    Do I have to get my tartan woven in order to get it registered?

    Incredibly, at the moment one does NOT have to actually have a tartan woven into fabric to get one’s design registered! We at the House of Tartan are of the belief that it’s not a tartan unless it’s been woven into a tartan, so anticipate fresh legislation to correct this glaring oversight.

    What about the Original Registration Certificate?

    After first weaving, we take three physical cuttings of your new tartan. One to be lodged with the Scottish Register of Tartans on your behalf, one to go to the Scottish Tartans Authority and the other to you for safe-keeping with the Original Certificate. (Available framed)

    Why use the experts?

    HOUSE of TARTAN® are definitive tartan experts, with extensive knowledge and tartan design experience. Our Perthshire based company launched the world’s first Tartan Data Base and we handle Designs and Registration on a daily basis.

    Tartan is our only business and we provide an outstanding service. Put us to the test.

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