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Tartan and the Tour de Auto 2018

There are many uses for the fabulous fabric that is tartan and car upholstery is just one of these, so we are quite used to dealing with enquiries to match up the checks for a vintage Porsche or classic Chrysler. But when Nicolas from Machine Revival in France contacted us we did get a little […]

Clan Cameron – Test your knowledge with our Quiz

Did you brush up on your Clan Knowledge at the recent Clan Gathering in Australia? Find out in our first Cameron Clan Quiz. We’ve kept the quiz fairly simple to start with so you don’t need to be a Cameron to take part. We will be featuring a different clan each month so if you […]

Customer Stories: Tartan Wedding Edition

We are forever receiving pictures from our happy customers showcasing their beautiful tartans, so we thought we’d share them with you, and what better way to kick of wedding season than with the wedding version of customer stories. Hopefully this will give you some inspiration for your big day! This French couple are fully kitted […]

Clan Cameron: Gathering in Australia

Never mind the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast the very first national Clan Cameron gathering will take place in Australia this April 20th – 22nd. This first line makes it sound like Clan Cameron has only just created their Australian branch but in fact this feisty bunch have been active since 1933 in various […]

Clan Morrison – Unleash Your Inner Tartan

Clan Morrison Clan Morrison, like all Scottish Clans, has a complicated history. There are several unrelated families of Morrisons dotted around Scotland – all with differing origins and histories. The Morrisons of Bognie, Perth and Lennox  get their surname from the French name Maurice. The Morrisons of Harris descend from a family known as O Muircheasain. While the Morrisons […]

Dan dives into tartan: What’s next?

With the Games now at an end, we caught up with Dan as he prepares for the next stage of his career. Just turned 25 Dan announced his retirement from international swimming delighted with 2 bronze medals from the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games to top off a career which included medals at the World Championships and […]

Tartan, Doddie Weir and Melrose Sevens: What a day out!

Melrose Sevens is finally upon us and I don’t know about you but I am very excited about it, it’s a great day for catching up with old friends, celebrating rugby and watching a few games of super fast sevens as well. This Saturday the world famous Sevens Tournament will be played at The Greenyards […]

Meet The Maker: Claire from sunny Swinton

As you know we are all about made in Scotland and many of our products are handmade by various talented people local to Duns, where the ScotlandShop HQ can be found. Claire is one of our most local suppliers and makes a variation of products including; brooches, garter, baby shoes, bow belts, messenger bags, cushions, […]

Clan Wallace: William wasn’t the only famous Wallace!

William Wallace is undoubtedly the most famous Wallace, a Scottish Knight who became one of the key influences during the Wars of Scottish Independence leading the way for the whole clan. Having defeated the English army at the Battle of Stirling Bridge, Wallace was appointed as the Guardian of Scotland until his defeat at the Battle of […]

Dan dives into tartan: Action from the Commonwealth Games

And they’re off! After a couple of weeks settling in and acclimatising, (helped by a truly Scottish welcome to the Games village from a tartan clad Piper), it’s all go for Team Scotland. We’ve been receiving updates from Olympic and Commonwealth Games medal winner Dan Wallace: “The first two weeks on our holding camp have been great. […]