Care and Maintenance
Burn your pants, you are about to experience true freedom!
Machine wash in cold water with all the straps and buckles
fastened. Hook the dog clip to the "D" ring. Hang to dry
smoothing out the pleats as best as possible
Hemp Kilts machine wash cold water adding two tablespoons of
salt for the first wash. Hang to dry.
Taupe hemp kilts I suggest dry cleaning for the first couple of
Iron on cotton setting with steam (add a teaspoon of vinegar to
the water in the steam iron, aids in setting the pleats) All
pleats are top stitched to retain the crisp look.
Rub in KIWI mink oil (available at most shoe repair or shoe
shops. (comes in a shoe polish tin) on the leather pieces (this
can be done before and after washing). This will condition and
waterproof the leather. You don’t have to do this but it keeps
the straps new looking.
Traditional kilt closure with leather straps and nickel plated
or brass hardware. Nickel plated or brass dome fasteners on
pockets. Nickel plate or brass rivets at stress points on
All Pleats top stitched for crisp look.
Leather retractable straps; useful for hanging hammers or tape
measures. Also convenient to hold water bottles or beer, your
2" waistband with belt loops, two front loops constructed of
leather with "D" ring and Dog clip to hang keys off of.
Two spacious expandable cargo pockets. Inside each a small coin
pocket, comes with outside compartments re-enforced with rivets
to hold items such as cell phones, PDA’s, mag lights etc.
Cell phone compartment is on the right side cargo pocket.
Kilt wearing hints.
The pleats are symmetrical, it is designed for the centre back
of the kilt to be at the centre of your spine.
When sitting, swipe the back pleats with your hand before you
sit. (Watch a few ladies do this to get the idea)
Getting into the car, bottom first then swing your hips and legs
All the best with your kilt.