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Harris tweed

HARRIS TWEED – CLO MOR Since 1999, I have been working with this beautiful cloth. As a child holidaying on a working croft in the Outer Hebrides I watched the sheep shearing and visited the weavers in their cottages. Did you know that Harris tweed is still woven on a treadle loom at the weaver’s home?  No electricity […]


Dressing Gowns

THE ROOBEDO DRESSING GOWN See more… It takes 4 metres to produce a Roobedo Dressing gown in Harris tweed.  I wash it several times to shrink and felt the weave still further.  This is a completely original & unique process I started in 2005 with the backing of the Edinburgh Visual Arts & Crafts Artists […]

First Roobedo pinny and petticoat

Wholesome Roobedo since 1999 – it all makes sense!

  Here I am in 1999, wearing my Roobedo denim skirt and wool jersey tee, and I still wear them today! Longevity was an important factor of my Roobedo ethos – a bit of a flaw when trying to sell things, but 20 years on, I have wonderful customers who do keep coming back, thankfully, […]


Roobedo Sewing classes in her hometown Pitlochry

Sewing skills and projects with upcycling in mind 6 week course Wednesday nights starting 21st February (£40) Pitlochry High School, East moulin Road, Pitlochry. PH16 5ET   After a lovely block with 10 keen sewers last Nov/Dec, I am continuing with a short course of sewing and skill building, using recycled and old fabrics, including […]

Peace and Love

Happy New Year 2018

HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM ROOBEDO! Hello, After two weeks holiday the studio was very cold – so much so that I had ice on the inside of my window on Monday! This year, as I enter my 18th year of trading,  I am hoping to continue in my quest for ethical, environmentally friendly and sustainable fabrics […]

Valentine image Roobedo Feb 2015

Sewing with Roobedo this Winter!

Roobedo in association with @pitlochryAEA PITLOCHRY & DISTRICT adult education association Autumn Classes 2017 Sewing skills and projects with re-use and recycle in mind, with Roobedo 6 week course Wednesday nights from 8th November 2017 7.00pm – 9.00pm, Pitlochry High School Cost £40 This will be a relaxed sewing evening hopefully inspiring you to create something […]


Seeds with wings

New print ideas evolving this week, inspired by my walk up the lower slopes of Ben Vrackie, collecting seed heads from thistle, broom and scabious.  Sycamore helicopters were the main focus, and I have developed a rubber stamp to test the print, with the help of Ciara Gibson and her fantastic Make Space evening class, […]


Embrace Autumn!

It’s always a bit hard to see the nights drawing in, and the trees starting to turn.  But there’s lots to look forward to, and mother nature is there to lift our spirits as fruits ripen, beautiful seed heads emerge and a chill in the air means we can dig out our bobble hats (always […]


Clothing Swop / Swish at the Taybank in Dunkeld

Friday 8th September, 7-9pm upstairs at the newly refurbished Taybank in Dunkeld, during the week of UNPLUGGED…this is a week of music, talks, workshops etc to celebrate local climate action, inspire and inform more. Bring along your cast-offs and swop for something new-to-you, or I can help you with ideas and techniques to mend it, […]

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