Ettrick Bay, Jan 11, 2014, finally a calm day!
Isle of Bute Stamp
2nd Marquess of Bute's statue in Callaghan Square, Cardiff
Colourful yarn cone centres, waiting to go back to the dyehouse
Suggested colours : chartreuse, ruby slippers & summer sky?
Rothesay Castle at dusk, magical!
The golden era of steamers.
Cows walking from the milking parlour to their field at Mid St Colmac farm, Ettrick Bay, Isle of Bute - the traffic can wait!
Anya Gallaccio's silver seed. Mount Stuart Isle of Bute - Exhibitions - Lehmann Maupin
Tea Tasting at Mount Stuart, Isle of Bute
Late 1960s image of Bute Tweed skirt pack - you got a length of fabric to make up into a skirt and the co-ordinating yarn and pattern to knit the sweater or cardigan! An outfit in a bag!
The gracious Fife yachts were here at the weekend as part of their regatta - wonderful glimpses of a more elegant age.
This is Glencallum lighthouse at the south end of the Isle of Bute, we're weaving a new tartan named after it for Houstons Kiltmakers.
Our lovely mill, today in the Bute sunshine
Every corner of our mill is brightened with colour!
Autumn light at St Ninian's Bay, Isle of Bute.
Port Bannatyne, Isle of Bute
We're so lucky to live in this beautiful place.
John Patrick Crichton-Stuart, 3rd Marquess of Bute (1847–1900), Provost of Rothesay (1896–1899)
Beautiful warm sandstone, the main entrance to Mount Stuart, Isle of Bute
Beautiful Bute Fabrics material (Thank you!)
Rothesay, Isle of Bute, Inner Hebrides - an old railway poster promoting our lovely island
Today's colour at warping - mood boosting red!
Can you see the swan sitting on the nest underneath the weeping tree? The most beautiful nesting site? It's sitting above the moat which surrounds Rothesay Castle.
1954 John Cavanagh handwoven Isle of Bute tweed, in a light emerald green.