Make Your Own Tartan! [Special Bonus Post]

Several people, including Betsy and sent me this link to design your own tartan!

Being a Scot, I already have a tartan (and someday I might actually figure out which one it is), but I heartily endorse this. The future is NOW!

I believe the tartan on the left is the Coburg tartan, which Queen Victoria designed for Prince Albert (he of the eternal can imprisonment) as a consolation for his not being Scots, I mean, as a celebration of his Germanity. Now you don't have to be a queen to make your sweetie a tartan! Click on the image to visit the site.

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  1. You could make such a fabulous taffeta ballskirt with the right tartan.Then you would go to a Burrrrrns Night and have everybody wondering “What the frell is that clan, anyway?” You could answer cheerfully that it was Clan Vagina Monologues or possibly the Tartan of Perpetual Indulgence.

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  2. If I remember correctly, my ancestors’ tartan is pretty homely, with lots of orange (and not in a good way). So I’m just gonna pick the one I like best and claim it. Who’s ever gonna track down my genealogy?I did notice [with a jr. high-giggle] that the “Loch Ness” plaid has an algae-green base. Very appropriate.

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