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Creativity, Collaboration and Castles: Photoshoots at Araminta Campbell

Creativity, Collaboration and Castles: Photoshoots at Araminta Campbell

Posted on 21 September 2017

The last couple of weeks have been a whirlwind of creativity and logistics – as we choreographed three very different photoshoots! When so many of our customers live far from our Edinburgh weaving studio, photographs help us bring the world …

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Araminta Campbell’s Scottish Garden Wedding

Araminta Campbell’s Scottish Garden Wedding

Posted on 4 August 2017

Araminta Campbell married Jamie Birse-Stewart on the 27th of May 2017. As well as being such a special day for them and their family and friends, it was also a beautiful celebration filled with glorious flowers and foliage, handmade details …

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Araminta Campbell Wins Young Scottish EDGE Award

Araminta Campbell Wins Young Scottish EDGE Award

Posted on 6 July 2017

  I was thrilled to be selected as a Young Scottish EDGE winner in round 10 of the biannual business competition. I was awarded £7,500 to help grow the business further in a competition that gave out 1.3 million pounds …

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Wild Textiles – The Art of Natural Dying

Wild Textiles – The Art of Natural Dying

Posted on 24 March 2017

A Return to Nature This week I have been reflecting on a process that was a key catalyst in the beginning of my weaving journey: natural dying. Textiles have always been intertwined with the natural world – from the wonderful …

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Wyvern Tailoring Bespoke Alpaca Tweed

Wyvern Tailoring Bespoke Alpaca Tweed

Posted on 2 March 2017

Wyvern Tailoring is a newly launched bespoke tailoring service, creating beautiful Saville Row quality suits from unique alpaca tweed. Its’ founder Edward Ebbern, commissioned Araminta Campbell to create their first bespoke alpaca tweed – a beautiful natural grey herringbone design. Wyvern …

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Dogrobes Bespoke Tartan : Interview with Margaret Reynolds

Dogrobes Bespoke Tartan : Interview with Margaret Reynolds

Posted on 16 February 2017

Dogrobes is a Scottish company many dog owners will know and love. Their specialist range of drying coat for dogs helps pets to dry off and stay warm after a cold wet walk – and minimises muddy water being shaken …

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The Story of our Tweed Bags

The Story of our Tweed Bags

Posted on 6 January 2017

Each of our tweed bags begins life as raw fleece on the back of a sheep. Wool is an amazing natural fibre and has been spun and woven on the British Isles for thousands of years. There are a variety of …

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A Selection of Highland Winter Hideaways

A Selection of Highland Winter Hideaways

Posted on 16 December 2016

Whilst the hustle and bustle of the festive season can be exciting, sometimes an escape away from it all is needed. The Scottish countryside is filled with eco-luxury hideaways, boutique bed and breakfasts and cosy cottages which offer a blissful …

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News & Diary

Creativity, Collaboration and Castles: Photoshoots at Araminta Campbell

Creativity, Collaboration and Castles: Photoshoots at Araminta Campbell

Posted on 21 September 2017

The last couple of weeks have been a whirlwind of creativity and logistics – as we choreographed three very different photoshoots! When so many of our customers live far from our Edinburgh weaving studio, photographs help us bring the world …

Read more

Araminta Campbell Wins Young Scottish EDGE Award

Araminta Campbell Wins Young Scottish EDGE Award

Posted on 6 July 2017

  I was thrilled to be selected as a Young Scottish EDGE winner in round 10 of the biannual business competition. I was awarded £7,500 to help grow the business further in a competition that gave out 1.3 million pounds …

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The Times Newspaper 26th June 2017

The Times Newspaper 26th June 2017

Posted on 6 July 2017

It was very exciting to be eating breakfast on Monday morning whilst reading my article in the Times! The piece focused on my bespoke tweed design service and the way I go about designing new family tweeds for the next …

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Scottish Field Magazine July 2017

Scottish Field Magazine July 2017

Posted on 6 July 2017

It was great to be in Scottish Field Magazine’s Selection of the Best Scottish Game Fair Exhibitors this month. Our stand at the show is always popular, and this year we arranged a special display to promote our Bespoke Tweed …

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Araminta Campbell on STV 2

Araminta Campbell on STV 2

Posted on 12 June 2017

Araminta Campbell had great fun meeting the team from STV and showing them her hand weaving studio in Leith. The piece they produced was aired on the 16th of May, and can be viewed at 25:40 minutes here: http://player.stv.tv/episode/3hib/live-five/

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Araminta Campbell on BBC Radio Scotland

Araminta Campbell on BBC Radio Scotland

Posted on 12 June 2017

Araminta Was delighted to be interview by Anne Marie Watson for BBC Scotland. The piece was aired on Friday the 26th and you can hear it at 2:52 here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08q450c#play

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Scottish Field Magazine June 2017

Scottish Field Magazine June 2017

Posted on 12 June 2017

Araminta Campbell’s popular Heather and Granite tweed shoulder bag can be seen in June’s edition of Scottish Field Magazine.

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Feature in The Scotsman, Business Quarter Magazine and Evening Express

Feature in The Scotsman, Business Quarter Magazine and Evening Express

Posted on 16 May 2017

A busy week of press coverage has included features in the Scotsman, Evening Express newspaper and Business Quarter magazine for Araminta Campbell. Araminta has also been interviewed by BBC Radio Scotland and STV which are soon to be aired. The …

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Shows

Best Stand Award – Blair Horse Trials

Best Stand Award – Blair Horse Trials

Posted on 16 September 2015

I was honoured to receive the best stand award at the Blair Horse Trials 2015. This was the first year I had attended and it was the Europeans so it was set to be an amazing event with plenty of horses, dogs and …

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The Shoot, Charitable Event

The Shoot, Charitable Event

Posted on 4 August 2015

Araminta is delighted to have donated a Bespoke Tweed design to The Shoot, a charitable event which this year is raising funds for JDRF and Maggie’s.

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Scone Game Fair

Scone Game Fair

Posted on 13 July 2015

We had a lovely weekend at the GWCT Scottish Game Fair at Scone last weekend. The first time we have had the space to display the full collection, we were thrilled at the feedback from the public! We are now looking …

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Press

The Times Newspaper 26th June 2017

The Times Newspaper 26th June 2017

Posted on 6 July 2017

It was very exciting to be eating breakfast on Monday morning whilst reading my article in the Times! The piece focused on my bespoke tweed design service and the way I go about designing new family tweeds for the next …

Read more

Scottish Field Magazine July 2017

Scottish Field Magazine July 2017

Posted on 6 July 2017

It was great to be in Scottish Field Magazine’s Selection of the Best Scottish Game Fair Exhibitors this month. Our stand at the show is always popular, and this year we arranged a special display to promote our Bespoke Tweed …

Read more

Araminta Campbell on STV 2

Araminta Campbell on STV 2

Posted on 12 June 2017

Araminta Campbell had great fun meeting the team from STV and showing them her hand weaving studio in Leith. The piece they produced was aired on the 16th of May, and can be viewed at 25:40 minutes here: http://player.stv.tv/episode/3hib/live-five/

Read more

Araminta Campbell on BBC Radio Scotland

Araminta Campbell on BBC Radio Scotland

Posted on 12 June 2017

Araminta Was delighted to be interview by Anne Marie Watson for BBC Scotland. The piece was aired on Friday the 26th and you can hear it at 2:52 here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08q450c#play

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Scottish Field Magazine June 2017

Scottish Field Magazine June 2017

Posted on 12 June 2017

Araminta Campbell’s popular Heather and Granite tweed shoulder bag can be seen in June’s edition of Scottish Field Magazine.

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Feature in The Scotsman, Business Quarter Magazine and Evening Express

Feature in The Scotsman, Business Quarter Magazine and Evening Express

Posted on 16 May 2017

A busy week of press coverage has included features in the Scotsman, Evening Express newspaper and Business Quarter magazine for Araminta Campbell. Araminta has also been interviewed by BBC Radio Scotland and STV which are soon to be aired. The …

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Dogrobes Tartan Commission in the Press and Journal

Dogrobes Tartan Commission in the Press and Journal

Posted on 14 February 2017

The Press and Journal newspaper have published a feature on the new Dogrobes tartan –  one of Araminta’s recent bespoke tartan commissions. Araminta was asked to come up with a design that complemented the Dogrobes brand colours, and would represent …

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Feature on the Edinburgh International Fashion Festival in Scottish Woman

Feature on the Edinburgh International Fashion Festival in Scottish Woman

Posted on 22 October 2016

Araminta and her work appeared in Scottish Woman’s feature on the Edinburgh International Fashion Festival 2016. Araminta was asked to exhibit her work at ‘From Harris to Paris’ an event run in partnership with Harris Tweed, at which the TRH …

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