Author Archive | Ruth Morris

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The Courier & Advertiser Wed Sept 5th, 2012

Harris tweed artist Ruth Morris in her Pitlochry Studio, which was open to the public this weekend for the Perthshire open Studios event, which runs until Sunday.  Ruth said: “This is my second year to open my studio having relocated from Edinburgh 6 years ago.  I’ve been involved in designing and making Harris tweed clothing, […]

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The perthshire hub sept 2011

Roobedo Open Studio Event Pitlochry based textile designer and maker Ruth Morris is to open her studio workshop in the picturesque hamlet of Moulin, in Pitlochry this weekend 3rd and 4th Sept, 10-5pm, for one weekend only! This is the first time that Ruth has opened her doors as part of the Perthshire Open Studios. […]

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Scotland on Sunday

SCOTLANDonSUNDAY  July 27th 2008, by Sarah Milne ‘Make the most of the great outdoors this summer with these wonderful picnic accessories.’ Featuring Roobedo felted Harris tweed picnic blanket, alongside Blyton retro 2-person hamper and Diana Forrester traditional picnic basket.

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Country Living October 2006

COUNTRY LIVING – Lifestyle Magazine of the Year HOMES, GARDENS, FOOD, CRAFTS, FASHION, NATURE, RURAL ISSUES Roobedo Shawl collar Harris tweed jacket …..”Look for items with interesting shapes such as a striking shawl collar jacket by Roobedo.”  

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Country Living October 2006

  Highland Fling Produced by Laura Vine, Assisted by Julia Covey, Photography by Chris Blott As the days get colder, step out in smartly tailored pieces in soft autumnal hues – jackets and coats in contemporary tweeds, paired with classic corduroy and bright woollen scarves to see you through the season.  Look for items with […]

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The Independent

The Independent Weekend Magazine THE INFORMATION….The essential guide to going out and staying in THE50BEST E-boutiques Internet buying doesn’t begin and end with Amazon.  Rhiannon Batten goes Windows shopping and finds the perfect high-street is only a click away.   Roobedo @ No: 36 Proving that there’s heaps more to Scottish fashion than tartan, the […]

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Breaking the Mould with Harris Tweed

Eilean an Fhraoich, Stornoway Gazette, The Outer Hebrides. FROM making clothes and shoes for her pet dogs as a child, to designing stunning Harris Tweed garments for customers all over the world, top designer, Ruth Morris, has quickly won a cult following, for her unique fashion label ‘Roobedo’. Established in January 2000, Roobedo designs are […]

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The Herald, Features – Tuesday April 27, 2004

‘Like a breath of fresh air’ FASHION Look what the wind blew in: Hebridean inspiration with an urban edge. By Julia Davidson NOW that spring is well and truly kicking in, it could be time to reassess your wardrobe. Yet with high street fashions currently more changeable than the weather, it’s worth seeking out the […]

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Financial Times Weekend

… Other Scottish designers in Edinburgh are also starting to gain a following. While many are thrilled by the arrival of Harvey Nichols in the city centre and Sir Terence Conran’s Ocean Terminal (with international shops, restaurants, bars and a hotel) opening at Leith, there remains a quieter breed of Edinburgh residents for whom word […]

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The Scotsman

Morris grew up in Dundee and studied clothing at the Scottish College of Textiles in Galashiels, graduating in 1993. Having spent every summer as a child in the Hebrides, she developed a fascination and affinity with the serene Western Isles, which she describes as “moving and inspiring”. “To me, it’s the most beautiful place in […]

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