About Acme Atelier
Andrea Chappell is a bespoke, contemporary kiltmaker, creating modern kilts using traditional techniques, bespoke textiles, vintage fabrics, historic tartans and classic tweeds. Andrea focuses on the resourceful use and re-use of materials, combining the craft skills of kiltmaking with those of printmaking, on a small, sustainable scale, to create modern family heirlooms, handmade in Scotland.
The Yoruba kilt
A traditionally handstitched kilt using African adire cloth handmade by the Yoruba people of Nigeria.