Good kilt makers can be found in many different countries around the world.
As the popularity of the kilt has exploded in many countries which were formally a part of the British Empire, or as they are today a part of the commonwealth, so the demand for their skills grow.
There are many flourishing Scottish societies in America, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Europe to name just a few.
And the number of pipe bands in these and other countries are growing, as more and more people are connecting with their Scottish or Irish heritage.
So naturally enough people wishing to buy kilts in these countries create enough demand, and therefor are able to have them made locally.
So gone are the days when in order to purchase a quality hand made kilt, you have to go to Scotland to find a good kilt maker.
So what separates a good quality kilt maker from the producers of inferior quality products, which are seen unfortunately all to often in today's marketplace?
The first thing is that he or she is a highly skilled craftsman/woman, who will have learned their skill from a highly skilled craftsman/woman (these skills have been passed down from generation to generation for hundreds of years)
Another very important point is that these highly skilled craftsmen/women use only the finest quality cloth, which has been woven on Scottish looms (another process which has hundreds of years of experience behind it).
He/she does more than just make your kilt for you.
They are experts in their field, and as such can advise you on all aspects of wearing the kilt and its many
They take great care when measuring you for your kilt to ensure a perfect fit, believe me when I say there is nothing worse than a kilt that is to long, or indeed to short.
Your kilt will then be hand sewn, with great care being given to the minutest details, thus producing a garment of the highest quality which will last you a lifetime.
It is this attention to detail that produces a garment which is unequaled in appearance, and the reason that it takes usually around five weeks to make.
Another important aspect of your kilt is which tartan do you choose?
As there are approximately twenty thousand different ones to choose from, there is a good chance that you might need a little help deciding which is the right one for you, and once again the person making your kilt is the best person to advise you.
They have a wealth of experience, and they will gladly advise you on all aspects of your Highland Dress, and often the history of the tartan that you choose for your kilt.
So having decided that you want to
purchase a kilt,
please choose a reputable kilt maker, who will guide you through the entire process and you will become the proud owner of a garment that you can wear to absolutely any occasion.
If you need any help in finding the best one in your area, then please get in touch using the "contact us" page on the navigation bar.
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