From Fiber to Fashion
Near the main field, across from the St. Andrews Society tent, watch expert weaver Kathy Wells and her helpers as the practice the ancient art of weaving. Learn how the intricate patterns on the Scottish Tartans are created and crafted, a process starting with raw wool and progressing through to the famous Highland Kilts.
It's not as simple as getting the wool from sheep like these:
Learn more about tartan weaving in depth from the Tartan Authority website:
Kathy is also the creator of the Pittsburgh St. Andrews Society Tartan, now registered in the official Scottish Register of Tartans.