Friday, October 31, 2014

Finish It Up Friday...Kilts, Kilts, Kilts

A friend at work bought a set of bagpipes.  Why, I have no idea.  I told him that he had to have a kilt if he has bagpipes.  So, a kilt I made!
 The offer to make him a kilt brought on "orders" for 3 more kilts.  I love the people I work with!  I bought some decently priced plaid material online.
 I did not worry about going with official tartan or anything.  I used this youtube video to help me out.  I added belt loops on the front and back.
 The pleats are hard to see with it simply laying on the table.  Maybe I'll get a picture of it on the wearer later ;)  I used two buttons for a closure.  It will allow him to grow a bit if he needs.
 I put in a bit of velcro on the inside flap to keep it from sagging.
 I love the pleats!  I sewed each pleat down at the top.
 Yay! This was a fun project.
 Now it is on to the next three :)


  1. Wow - that many quilts is a serious undertaking - I hope they all wear them together at some point it would be amazing!

  2. You have been seriously busy! So many fun and various projects! Love the kilts...takes me back to my uniform-wearing high school days :) and thank you for stopping by my blog ( for some reason, can't reply back, but appreciate the visits and comments all the same!) Happy Thanksgiving, too!

    1. They reminded me of school uniforms too! I figured out how to reply back in the comments. Yay! Happy Thanksgiving to you also!