Highland Dress Books


The Art of Kiltmaking by Barbara Tewksbury and Elsie Stuehmeyer  2nd ed.

Kiltmaker and award-winning educator Barbara Tewksbury has teamed up with legendary kiltmaker Elsie Stuehmeyer to bring you a book that teaches the traditional kiltmaking methods that Elsie learned 50 years ago as an apprentice and kiltmaker with the renowned firm Thomas Gordon's of Glasgow.  These instructions are complete, detailed and beautifully illustrated.  With them, anyone can be confident of making a properly-made kilt that will look beautiful, fit properly, and last a lifetime.  Includes a brief history of the kilt, explanations and illustrations for every step in the kiltmaking process, over 70 color photos and hundreds of line drawings, instructions for taking care of and altering a kilt, and a list of tartan sources and suppliers.  140 pages.
Spiral bound paperback for $34.95

 Download the free suppliment "Making a Traditional Box Pleated Kilt"

Art of Kilt Making

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