The links below provide information on accessing tartan designers and weavers in Scotland. Please note that the National Records of Scotland (NRS) does not have any control over the availability, design or content of external websites.
The Scottish Enterprise Scottish Textiles supplier directory provides an up-to-date list that will help you find potential suppliers, partners and clients. The directory contains details of many different types of textiles-related companies, from designers and fashion consultants to manufacturers and retailers. They all work for an industry that produces innovative fabrics, garments and accessories for the fashion and technical markets around the world.
Textiles Scotland describes itself as bringing 'the textiles industry in Scotland together to promote the best design, innovation and quality'.
There are many Scottish companies which undertake commissions to design and weave tartans. Some of their websites are listed below.
Please note that the Scottish Register of Tartans and the NRS accept no responsibility for the quality of design, weave or products created by the individuals or companies listed below. If you enter into a private contract with any of these companies you will be responsible for paying the agreed fees.
In cases where the NRS has agreed to include a link to the website of a company, it is the responsibility of the company to notify the NRS of any change in the relevant website address. Website links will be checked periodically and redundant links deleted.
To add your company's services to this list, please email email@example.com, including a link to your tartan design or weaving services.
D.C. Dalgliesh Ltd Tartan Weavers
Artisan tartan mill weaving any tartan in wools, silks, & other fibres, in any volume from single garments up; our unique virtual Tartan Library shows all colourway variants.
House of Tartans Limited
Established 1994 and home of the World's First Tartan Database. Leading-edge Tartan Designers and innovative industry specialists. Suppliers of custom-woven tartans and products to private and corporate customers worldwide.
Weavers of tartan material and accessories. Woven in Scotland.
Designer of extensive range of national, district, corporate and fashion tartans and wholesaler/retailer of tartan cloth and products.
See also www.tartansforafrica.com and www.scotlandsakura.com
When Kinloch Anderson design a tartan great importance is placed on the historical background and the customer’s association with Scotland. This gives the tartan design a meaning, a sense of belonging and a special relevance. Thereafter Kinloch Anderson will commission weave the chosen design and can supply complete ranges of clothing, gifts and accessories made using the tartan.
Lochcarron of Scotland
Stocks ranges of tartan from kilt cloth to cashmere scarves, offers a bespoke tartan design service and a welcoming visitor centre offering informative mill tours.
Macnaughton Holdings Ltd
A family run Scottish company with more than 200 years of experience as a niche weaver and wholesaler in the textile market, Macnaughton Holdings is able to offer both the speed and flexibility of service, design and fulfilment that is an essential requirement of the 21st century.
Scottish Tartans Authority
The Scottish Tartans Authority is a registered Scottish Charity with the major objective of promoting a deeper knowledge of Scottish tartans, their origins, manufacture, use, history and development. It provides access to Croftweaver online tartan design software.
The Scots Connection tartan design service allows you to create a unique tartan for your family, organisation or business.
Scotweb Tartan Mill
Since 1995, home to the world's largest range of tartan products for retail & corporate clients, including our exclusive online tartan design facility; all locally & authentically made.
Strathmore Woollen Co Ltd
Strathmore is one of Scotland’s most renowned suppliers of authentic Tartan and Highland wear, offering fabric from a stock range of over 400 tartan designs. Complimenting these services a comprehensive design and weaving package is offered to corporate and private organisations seeking to transform their unique designs in to woven fabrics.
Need or want a Tartan Designed? Based in Scotland, with more than 200 years of experience in the textile market, we offer a flexible and quality service. Please see link to our website for further details.