Category Archives: News

An Interview with Linton Designer Orla Bailie-Blackett

We love giving our web users and customers a sneak peak into the fascinating process of developing our unique couture tweeds. Textile designer, Orla Bailie-Blackett, kindly took a bit of time out of her busy schedule preparing our latest collection to answer a few questions regarding what its like to be an integral part in […]

24-Hour Flash Sale Starting Every Wednesday

With so many incredible fabrics launching every Tuesday and Friday, it can be easy to get lost in the tidal wave of amazing fantasy tweeds showcased on our website. That’s why, starting this coming Wednesday, we will be launching a mini-flash sale, offering incredible discounts on a select few tweeds that we feel might have […]

Susan Khalje Shares Her Latest Sewing Tip – Closing a Classic French Jacket

The most straight-forward way to close a Classic French Jacket is with hooks and eyes, right along the center front. They speak to the symmetry of the jacket – the front edges simply abut. And they’re quick and easy to apply. It’s better to use slightly larger hooks (pictured); smaller ones catch all too easily […]

Official Reopen Date Announced!

We are excited to announce that Linton Tweeds will be reopening after the shutdown caused by the novel corona virus outbreak. The reopen date is set for the 27th of April 2020. We have carefully devised social distancing plans to ensure our employees can work safely in the mill and our offices without fear of […]

Coronavirus Update from Linton Tweeds

As a responsible business, we wish to keep all our trusted clients and partners updated on the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, and where we, as a business, stand in this current global crises. We would firstly like to assure you that Linton Tweeds is very much still fully operating. Production in our factory is continuing […]

We Are Gearing Up for Premier Vision in Paris!

In just two weeks we will be attending our favourite trade show in Paris, Premier Vision 2020. Our textile designers are hard at work putting the final touches on our latest collection, which is inspired by the theme of an enchanted forest. Premier Vision is a bi-annual event which takes place at Parc des Expositions […]

Couture Sewing Patterns Now Available

We are proud to have launched three exciting new sewing patterns for sale on our website – The Parisian Jacket, the Classic French Jacket and the Circle Skirt Dress. Each of these patterns has been crafted by master Paris-based draper and couture pattern maker Julien Cristofoli for international couture fashion educator, Susan Khalje. Julien’s true […]

Couture Sewing Educator Susan Khalje Discusses Choosing the Perfect Trim

When constructing a traditional French Jacket, one of the crucial aspects in making your final product stand out is an exquisite trim. World renowned couture sewing educator Susan Khalje, whose sewing patterns we sell on our website here, explains the best way to find the perfect trim for your jacket. ‘One of the biggest challenges, […]