• Skyeskyns, new Portree shop

    Skyeskyns is coming to Portree

    **Big news**…..Drum roll…..…..In a big step for our wee family company, we are delighted to announce that we will be opening a new shop on the Green, Portree (Skye), this Spring! The shop will offer a selection of our favourite sheepskin and woollen products and signature fleeces. We will also…

    January 2, 2019
  • Tannery, working sheepskins, Skyeskyns

    Where the skins come from

    We get a lot of questions about where our sheepskins come from, how they come to us, etc. This is the first part of the process and is critical in achieving a high quality end result. All our sheepskins are a by-product of the meat industry. Farmers usually send their lambs to the…

    March 6, 2019
  • Dave O, Skyeskyns Team, Waternish

    The people behind the business – part 3

    Our behind-the-scenes peek continues with Dave, one of our most experienced tour guides, a music aficionado (Dave is unbeatable at music trivia which he proves every year by coming up with a team quiz for our Christmas dinner), and is also known to be able to say “fluffy” in an…

    February 25, 2019
  • Cosy interior, care, Skyeskyns

    Sheepskin care: tips and tricks

    So you have that beautiful sheepskin rug or fleece you’ve always wanted…how do you keep it looking good as new? Here are a few things we would recommend. Brush it Brushing your sheepskin cushion, fleece or rug with a metal comb or a slicker-type brush (similar to a pet brush)…

    February 13, 2019
  • Skyeskyns, people behind the business, Mike

    The people behind the business – part 2

    Continuing our series introducing the Skyeskyns team, next up is Mike, our guide and sales team manager. Originally from Yorkshire, Mike moved to Skye with his wife Hilary nine years ago this past January. And he has never looked back! What made you want to move to Skye? We (as…

    February 8, 2019
  • Nikki in Bolivia, skyeskyns

    The people behind the business

    Because we don’t just spend our lives at work and because the Skyeskyns team has got a LOT of stories to tell (they’ve been and are still going places!), we thought we’d share little interviews we’ve done with some of the fantastic people who make Skyeskyns what it is, every…

    January 14, 2019

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