Tweed Weaver

When I started weaving in 2014 I didn’t forsee all the skills I would need to work as an independent weaver.

Warping, darning, invoicing, packing & posting, office admin, tweed photography & cataloguing, repair and maintenance to name a few.

As I move into my new year I am looking forward to seeing the tweeds I will be able to create.

Gordon MacDonald

A Harris Tweed Weaver

Latest Post

Shop Updates

    The small shop that I have in the house is going well and I am having a few visitors stop by. Having changed card readers I am told I can link my online inventory and my shop inventory together, which should help with administration but will no doubt be a ‘simple’ task.  Today

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New Tartan Tweed Design

     I redesigned my warping creel system  so I can now look to do some new tartan designs. I always liked weaving tartans and have missed weaving them so I am really excited to be able to start new designs.   My first tartan design is the PL21 – C01 a Dark Red a

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New creel system for the warping mill.

Over the past few weeks I have been designing and building a new creel system for the warping mill that I use. The creel system is used to take the yarns from the bobbins in a certain order to be wound on to a warping mill in preparation for it to be wound on to

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