It's Wool Week

As Wool Week kicks off in the month of October, I salute this fabulous fibre with a round up of my favourite titbits of historical facts.  Choose Wool every time.
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The Politics of Pockets

This time last year, as I trawled the internet looking for inspiration for the rebrand of the business, I stumbled across the extraordinary history of pockets, their seditionist associations with s...
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Made In Britain - really?

Protect British manufacturing by signing this petition before April 2022 for a carbon checker label on all clothes 'made in Britain'.
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Acker - a friend for life!

Acre & Holt celebrates the great outdoors and the perfect tweed clothing for working in harmony with nature - something that we have all become more conscious of over the last two years. Our lo...
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The Battle of the Fleece

Photo: Royal Botanic Gardens Kew Female gardeners first day in 1896 These pioneering women gardeners didn't last long in their tweed bloomers - on the first day, such was the furore about their st...
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How does your garden grow?

Since reopening the shop on 12th April, Fridays are plant sale days.  We have teamed up with Alistair of local gardening business, Trug and Lettuce, and every other week we get a delivery of locall...
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Tweeds to suit

A guide to our own bespoke tweeds and a visit to the mill in the Scottish borders.
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