Great Kilt, Feileadh Mor, Breacan Feile, Big Kilt, Belted Plaid.

 

The Great Kilt

This garment goes by many names: Great Kilt, Feileadh Mor, Breacan Feile, Big Kilt, Belted Plaid.

Essentially, it is just a length of double-width tartan. The length can vary from 4.5 to 9 yards, but 6 or 7 yards is the most popular choice. The Great Kilt shown here is 7 yards.

Light or Medium Weight tartans are best for the Great Kilt.

This style of kilt has to be pleated by hand each time you put it on. How to wrap a Great Kilt.

Delivery time is usually 4-6 weeks

Tartan 6-yard 7-yard
Stock Tartan Lt. Wt. $555 $645
Stock Tartan Med. Wt. $625 $720


How to Wrap a Great Kilt
How to Wrap a Great Kilt

Spread out the full length of the tartan.

How to Wrap a Great Kilt

Leaving an arm's length unpleated, begin making your pleats by hand & continue to an arm's length from the other end.

How to Wrap a Great Kilt - Pleats in the middle Unpleated on each end

Pleats in the middle
Unpleated on each end

How to Wrap a Great Kilt - Fold the unpleated sides in a bit to slide your belt under

Fold the unpleated sides in a bit to slide your belt under.

How to Wrap a Great Kilt

Lay down on top. Fold the right unpleated end over the front of the body, then the left. Fasten your belt & stand up.

How to Wrap a Great KiltHow to Wrap a Great Kilt

Now comes the fun & creative part. Half of the tartan will be hanging down over the belt. Just start playing with the tartan to fashion a variety of looks on the upper body.

How to Wrap a Great Kilt - Back ViewHow to Wrap a Great Kilt - Side  View How to Wrap a Great Kilt - Front ViewHow to Wrap a Great Kilt - Side View
How the Great Kilt is Worn How the Great Kilt is Worn

 

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