Emma Wilkinson

A Life in Tartan

Welcome to my story: a life in tartan, embroidery, kiltmaking and a commitment to making the Scottish textiles industry exciting and promising.


Forbes Modern

Made March 2020 Cloth from Lochcarron of Scotland, heavyweight, pleated to the sett. The Forbes:“Grace me Guide”The Forbes are a Scottish Highland Clan calling Aberdeenshire home. They are attached to many iconic Scottish castles such as Craigievar, Culloden House and their, still, current seat Castle Forbes in Alford. The name itself was assumed from theContinue reading “Forbes Modern”

Matheson Hunting Ancient

Made in March 2020 Cloth from House of Edgar, mediumweight, pleated to the sett. The Mathesons:“Do and hope.”Mathieson or Matheson translates from Gaelic as “the son of the bear”…and, to lowlanders, “son of Matthew”. This clan is rooted in the earldoms of Ross in the Scottish Highlands. In the 1200s, the Mathieson’s stood with theContinue reading “Matheson Hunting Ancient”

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