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Scots Pine Cones

Ready for CLOTH#21 and Perthshire open Studios, I have finally developed my new print that has been in my head for such a long time, and I LOVE it! I chose a base of Glenlyon Teal tweed, in a subtle herringbone weave and a linen backing with stripes from salvaged Donald Brothers fabric. The other […]

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Scottish Summer

Hello! With midsummer shortly upon us, I’ve a few new pieces online. Holding onto my Roobedo values of practicality and longevity I’ve used preloved fabrics and you’ll find red gingham Cowl tunics – crisp and cool with handy pocket in the seam.  Also sustainable organic cotton denim, used for oh so comfy peg top trews and the return of the Pinny.  […]

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What a good idea, by Libor Mikeska

The ‘English Corner’ is a little feature that appears weekly in the Weekend section of the Rhein Neckar Zeitung in Heidelberg (one of the oldest newspapers in Germany), to help readers with their English language skills. Libor Mikeska (from Australia) and two other colleagues (one from Liverpool and one from Canada) have been taking turns […]

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Spring Sprung Summer

Well, what a long winter it was. Spring was a bit late, and now it’s the 1st June and Summer is definitely in the air with record temperatures in Scotland today along with vivid blue skies, swallows swooping and bluebells blooming. I’ve taken delivery of Scottish linen for some cowl tunic tops in old white […]

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ROOBEDO REPAIR

Did you know I am happy to offer a repair service to any Roobedo garments / products? Or maybe you need the style slightly updated or taken in to fit? Fabric, in wear and washing, can stretch / loosen and change fit over time, and it’s amazing what a little bit of TLC can do […]

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Embrace change with the perfect piece

Rowan berries on the road…everywhere signs of nature fast moving from Autumn into Winter. It’s a beautiful time in Highland Perthshire. The forest and hills blaze bright as the leaves turn yellow, red and gold. Time to embrace the changing seasons, stride out and collect seed heads, listen for the return of the geese, wrap […]

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Roobedo has been busy!

I have spent the last few months dreaming, planning and making as best I can. Amongst designing new products, I’ve also been learning how to repair and service my own sewing machines (more to come about that later) and after several enquiries I am excited to announce that I am now offering one-to-one sewing lessons, […]

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CLOTH#20 Online

Roobedo will be showing at CLOTH for the third year running – this fab event showcases beautiful textiles direct from the makers. CLOTH#20 will be this year ONLINE, and will be launching on 22nd August 2020 at the following link: https://pickone-productions.webflow.io/cloth20 at 10.00am GMT. This online space will host 50 makers from around the world, giving you […]

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Spring 2020

On my birthday this year, I wasn’t aware of the fact that it was the day of the first recorded case of Corona Virus in the UK. Since then, during the UK Lock-down, I’ve found my walks up the hill behind my house a peaceful retreat, and I’ve been counting my blessings and all my […]

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