X Marks the Scot - An on-line community of kilt wearers.

   X Marks Partners - (Go to the Partners Dedicated Forums )
USA Kilts website Freedom Kilts website Scotweb websiten Burnetts and Struth website Celtic Croft website
Xmarks advertising information Celtic Corner website Xmarks advertising information Houston Kiltmakers Xmarks advertising information

User Tag List

Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1
    Join Date
    5th October 20
    Location
    Argyll
    Posts
    2
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Fabric fringed on both edges

    I'm gathering materials to make my first Kilt and want to check if what I have is usable.

    As much as I'd love to use wool, I don't have enough confidence in the quality that I'll produce in this first attempt, so I opted to go with a less expensive polyviscose fabric.

    I received it today and it appears both edges are fringed and sewn.

    What would you guys suggest is the best way to deal with this?

    Should I hem, cut off the fringe and accept the sewn edge as a first attempt or do you think it pointless to use this fabric?


    Edit: Clearly I was a little too excited to come on here and ask my question without first checking that the question hasn't already been answered!
    Last edited by markb; 10th October 20 at 04:19 PM. Reason: Answer found

  2. #2
    Join Date
    24th September 04
    Location
    Victoria, BC Canada 48 25' 47.31"N 123 20' 4.59" W
    Posts
    4,017
    Mentioned
    10 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    A question first.

    When you say P/V do you mean Marton Mills blend?

    Can you post a photo please?
    Steve Ashton
    Forum Owner

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

» Log in

User Name:

Password:

Not a member yet?
Register Now!
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v4.2.0