Posts tagged ‘tartan’

Know Your Plaids

Plaid: refers to the pattern of crisscrossing lines, usually of varying widths and colors rather than a simple grid. The word has its origins in the Scottish Gaelic word for “blanket.” The familiar Pottinger tartan – image from the Scottish Tartans Authority website Tartan: a subset of plaid, associated with Scotland. A tartan plaid is [...]

Online Tartan Pattern Generator

Going along with my plaid week … Online Tartan Pattern Generator: I haven’t had time to play with anything but the default colors, but it’s fun! You could design a signature tartan for your own family or club or other affiliation and get it printed by Spoonflower. The House of Tartans has another online Tartan [...]