Two week Intensive course

This course is perfect for those who live a bit away and fancy a working holiday or those who just want to make a traditional kilt for a loved one. However, more often than not this is the start of your kiltmaking journey.

The course is

Monday to Friday 10am – 4 pm in our Leith workrooms.

You will have the weekends free to discover our beautiful city.

During the two weeks you will make one full traditional handsewn kilt under the complete supervision of a time served expert kiltmaker.

Course Description

  • You will enjoy learning the wonderful and exciting history of kilts and tartan.
  • Be able to understand the complexities of tartan the textile.
  • How to take measurements of all shapes and sizes.
  • How to set up different tartans.
  • All the different hand sewing techniques.
  • Then you will hand sew the entire kilt under the supervision of an expert kiltmaker

The cost of this course is £950 (including VAT)

It includes all of your sewing equipment and the tartan of your choice

There are a lot of places for accommodation, from Airbnb to Top Hotels to choose from.


Course dates  2024 

be sure to book early as spaces fill up fast.

Feb 19th – Mar 1st

Mar 18th – 30th

April 15th  - 27th

May 13th – 25th

Sept 2nd – 14th

Oct 7th – 19th

Please contact Nikki for more information and to book a spot: