• Spring Design Challenge: here is one we made earlier….

    The Challenge #madeonskye #designedonskye This Spring, instead of styling our sheepskins in established interiors, we opted to take it a stage further and design our own interior. Do a complete seasonal makeover on a more or less blank canvas. It would enable us to show how our skins can be…

    April 17, 2019
  • TAnnery, Buffing, Skyeskyns, Isle of Skye

    From the Tannery: Learning the Craft

    Tanning is not a profession you can learn solely through sitting in a classroom. It’s a craft that is developed and sharpened over the years through experimentation and experience. Last week, we sat down with our tanners, Pete and Becky, and grilled them about the art of tanning, how they…

    April 5, 2019
  • Tannery, working sheepskins, Skyeskyns

    From the Tannery: 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

    The Ultimate Guide to Sheepskin Care

    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. HOW TO TAKE CARE OF A SHEEPSKIN RUG Brush it Brushing your sheepskin cushion, fleece or rug with a metal comb or…

    February 13, 2019

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