Bertie, (it’s short for Roberta) is Bertie Girl ….and she loves making fabulously fun Harris Tweed gifts for her, him and the dog
She has a deep love of animals, nature, real food, good company and handmade things. After time studying textiles in Belfast and Dundee she worked in London for a while. With 8 years of London city life under her belt she skedaddled back to Scotland, bought some dogs, chickens and extra cats and she got on with creating a small business to be proud of.
About Harris Tweed: “From royalty and landed gentry to Hollywood icons and the finest designers of couture, this humble cloth, produced by the skilled craftspeople of the Outer Hebrides, became a wardrobe staple, a must-have item for discerning customers across the globe. In its rise to prominence, Harris Tweed cloth scaled Everest and graced the Silver Screen, sailed the Seven Seas and was showen off on red carpets and catwalks. By the middle of the 20th century, the Clo Mor (Gaelic for ‘The Big Cloth’) had secured its status as a true and timeless classic textile” – find out more by visiting The Harris Tweed Authority website.