8 Yard Hand Stitched Kilt
Measure around waist at navel height. Take measurement firmly, so that kilt may sit comfortably without falling down. Do not breath in or hold your breath.
B) Seat Measurement
Measure around the broadest part of the seat/hips. This measurement should be taken with 2 fingers inside the tape to avoid it being too tight.
C) Kilt Length
You will need someone to assist with this measurement. Stand with your feet comfortably apart and have your assistant measure from the top of your hip bone (approximatly level with the navel), to the top of the knee or mid knee as desired. It is personal preference as to where you would like the kilt to sit but as a general rule the kilt should not sit above or below the knee cap.
D) Full Height
This is a useful measurement to help validte the Kilt Length measurement.
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This kilt is completely hand stitched from a full 8 yards of 13oz. or 16oz. worsted wool, in your choice of tartan, please email us if the tartan you want is not visible on the tartan finder
Karen who was born in Scotland, was taught by her mother how to make kilts and has 40 years of experience in hand sewing kilts
Making time is around 6-8 weeks, however, this can usually be brought forward if required. If you do have a particular date in mind, please let us know and we'll do our best to meet it for you.
Some of the less common tartans may need to be specially woven, which can take 8-10 weeks. Should this be the case, we will notify you straight away, and do our utmost to ensure your kilt is delivered on time.
If you have any queries regarding the measurement process, or would like some additional information before placing your order please don't hesitate to contact us.
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Take this firmly around the actual waist (navel height)
More comfortably around the widest part of the hips (seat)
From 2” above the hip bone (almost under your rib cage), to the top of the knee cap.
(It’s best to have someone else take this measurement for you while you look straight ahead)
This measurement gives us a good indication if the kilt length measurement given is correct.