Meet the Makers

Meet the Makers
The Tartan Story

Join Kitty Mackenzie on a private visit to Scotland’s finest weavers and mills, makers of the finest cashmeres, tartans and tweeds, and suppliers to the famous fashion houses around the world. Enjoy a fascinating day trip to the beautiful Scottish Borders, just an hour south of Edinburgh. Here you can buy your tartan, kilts, cashmere and sporting tweeds direct from the producers.

For further information on the Scottish Textiles Experiences please contact us direct using the form on the Contact page.

This is an exciting opportunity to witness first hand the unrivalled excellence in Scottish craftsmanship skills.  Discover the story behind the Made in Scotland luxury brand and engage with Scottish provenance, history and culture.

The Scottish Borders
Buy Cashmere Direct from the Producer
The Tartan Trail

From the Borders town of Hawick in the south to the Isle of Harris in the far western isles, Scotland boasts a rich and diverse textiles heritage, inspired by the colourful hues in the local landscapes. Through our close relationships with weavers, knitters and mills we have compiled a series of itineraries to whet your sartorial appetite.

Whether your interest is Scottish tweed, tartan, cashmere or lace, the Scottish Textiles Couture Trail will reveal the intricate production processes, and the makers’ stories.  You can even design and commission your own unique cloth.

From day tours to overnighters, you will have a private expert guide and chauffeur throughout the trip. We can help you choose a tartan or sporting check. Retail therapy, a wee dram and local highlights are all part and parcel of the tour.

Please contact us for a sample itinerary or email enquiries@kittymackenzie.com

The River Tweed
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