Feb 06, 2020
There’s no other way to say it, wool is just magic. All wool is natural, hypoallergenic, insulating, temperature regulating, moisture wicking and repellant, odour resistant, stain resistant, self-cleaning, and biodegradable. Let’s just say, lambs really know how to dress themselves, and that’s why we recommend it for your little lamb, too.
Jan 28, 2020
For now, our studio doors will be closed, but you can continue to shop with us online. To ease this decision, and to keep everyone cosy at home, we're offering FREE UK Delivery on all orders, whether it's a gift for a loved one from afar or hibernation in your own home. Let The Tartan Blanket Co. provide some warmth and comfort during these uncertain times.
Jan 27, 2020
A gift for a newborn baby is one of the hardest things to buy. Since it is one of the most special, heartfelt gifts you can give, you really want to get it right. You want it to be special so that it’s treasured forever. You want it to be useful so that you are helping to make the parents lives a bit easier and unique. I mean, one baby only needs so many teddies. So after having three babies, I think I have finally composed the Top 10 Baby Gifts Guide every new baby (but really new mum and dad) needs!
Jan 22, 2020
Let us introduce you to Beth Pearson, an art school graduate, author of The Coorie Home: Beautiful Scottish Living, and absolute authority on what slow living looks like the Scottish way (which you already know we're all about). She wrote an entire book exploring the concept that is beautiful, inspiring and meaningful. We caught up with her for a deep dive into her new book and some helpful tips on being Coorie.
Jan 21, 2020
So, let’s talk about Scottish Design. Scotland is famous for a lot of things- whisky, kilts, haggis, and, of course, the windy rain. And hidden amongst the clichés, there’s also a long, rich history of textile design. For 2020, our design team has been exploring the concept of reinvention through deconstruction, and using the the nostalgic visions of Scotland’s past to design for the future. Okay, so what do we mean by that? Let’s look at how we’re reinventing tartan as an example.
Jan 20, 2020
A brief explanation of wool types! As you discover the world of wool, you’ll understand why there is such an enthusiastic love for the fibre. It’s a bit of a magic material. All wool is natural, hypoallergenic, insulating, temperature regulating, moisture wicking, odour resistant and biodegradable.
Jan 09, 2020
A Lancashire Lass with a wanderlust heart, let us introduce you to Katy who travels around the UK with her boyfriend Arron in their converted white van that they now call "home". We caught up with Katy to chat about what she loves about exploring Scotland and beyond, how she practices Colsie while on the road, and some helpful travelling tips. Read on to be inspired by this adventurous soul!
Dec 19, 2019
In Scotland, we call New Year's Eve Hogmanay, and we make a pretty big deal out of it. Our celebratory torchlight procession, concerts and street party are world famous, and as we're leaving a decade and entering another, it's bound to be one of the most memorable hogmanay's yet! We wanted to create a special box that helps you commemorate this milestone, so we put together a TBCo. exclusive limited edition Hogmanay Gift Box!
Dec 19, 2019
It's all about taking winter darkness as an opportunity to slow down, reflect and spend time with those you love, cherishing the gift of togetherness. Our favourite way to slow down during the festive season is over a cup of tea, a classic film, or Christmas craft. This week, we tried at our hand at Christmas wreath making and loved the process and highly recommend it as an colsie evening Christmas activity. Keep scrolling for a quick tutorial on how to make your own!