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Keep up-to-date with new product releases, tips and tricks, as well as anything else we think may be of interest. We’ll be blogging regularly so make a point of visiting back soon to find out what’s trending.


Giveaway – Rhoda Ruth Charm Pack Collection

To tie in with publishing our little selves on Facebook, we have decided to run a giveaway. Rhoda Ruth Collection from Robert Kaufman This gorgeous charm pack contains 42 5 inch squares, approximately 0.75m of fabric. With a little sashing or a border, enough to make...

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Solids and Blenders

The Tartan Reel has just expanded its collection of blenders and solids! After a fantastic time picking new ranges for 2017, we have added a new range of blenders to the site. The new range, Twist, from Dashwood Studio features 24 stunning tone on tone shades. The...

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November Poppy Pack – Supporting the Poppy Appeal

November always means one thing for me, poppies! On the run up to Remembrance Sunday, we will be seeing the pretty flowers adorning most people's lapels in recognition of the support and sacrifice made by our Armed Forces, past and present. Here at Tartan Towers,...

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Pinterest has to be my favourite website. From searching for meals I can make out of what's in the fridge, to nail colours to perusing the swathes of photographs on all things quilting and patchwork. It is the visual equivalent of Wikipedia for me; you start with a...

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Happy Lefthander’s Day

Just in time for International Lefthanders' Day, on August 13th, we've new stock of Fiskars'  general purpose scissors, for left handers. Approximately 10 to 12% of the global population are estimated to be left handed, but why compromise your cutting by using the...

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