a pattern of interlocking stripes
running in both...
the warp - horizontal
and the weft - vertical
when you wear a tartan...
you are identifying yourself with a clan, a district,
or a what have you
in the U.S. there are eight towns named Aberdeen, eight named Edinburgh, seven towns named Glasgow, and eight called Scotland
Tartan became popular after Queen Victoria expressed her fondness for all things Scottish
the first color photograph (taken in 1861) was
of a tartan ribbon
2012 is the 14th anniversary of the signing of the Resolution in the American Senate which made Tartan Day
a U.S. national holiday on April 6
What color would your tartan be?
it's just embroidery, have fun with it!