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Plan B is revealed! Having secured a temporary home for in-house manufacturing in the Highlands the #BuildTheMill project continues.
539 backers pledged £80,633 to help bring this project to life.
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    Pledge £1 or more About US$ 2

    The Rebel Pledge

    For any donations pledged to our rebel cause for no rewards, you will be forever part of our story and in our hearts!

    Clare will send you a personal thanks along with a surprise!

    You will also be included in our Highland Register, and receive a digital copy of your certificate via e-mail.

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    Pledge £25 or more About US$ 33

    The Highland Register Certificate

    You will be entered into our Highland Register as an honoured founder and supporter of the Black House Mill.

    This will be proudly displayed at the mill for you to come and visit anytime.

    You will be e-mailed a digital copy of your certificate along with the gift boxed parchment certificate in the post and a personal thank you note from Clare!

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    Pledge £45 or more About US$ 59

    The Black House Mill Tartan - Tie

    Made with 100% pure wool with a limited edition label, this will be a tie for everyone in our iconic tartan design!

    Clare always says make new rules, so ladies and gents this is for you all. Be style disruptors always and wear it your way.

    This will be made with the very first tartan design to be woven in the Pop-Up Mill.

    You will also be included in our Highland Register, and receive a digital copy of your certificate via e-mail.

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    Pledge £55 or more About US$ 72

    The Black House Mill Penny

    A limited edition penny made from authentic Highland black slate will only be available for the #BuildTheMill project.

    The penny is engraved with the Prickly Thistle emblem and on the reverse each penny will feature the year it has been handcrafted and your unique issue number.

    The penny is mounted so that is can be worn as a jewellery accessory, as a key ring or simply treasured in its gift box.

    You will also be included in our Highland Register, and receive a digital copy of your certificate via e-mail.

    These will commence despatch from April 2018 on a first pledge basis.

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    Pledge £65 or more About US$ 85

    The Black House Mill Tartan - Fabric

    Designed by Clare Campbell, the Black House Mill tartan is exclusive to Prickly Thistle.

    Your fabric will be cut from double width cloth (approx 1.5m) and woven with 100% pure wool to a medium weight worsted quality.

    This is ideal for fashion and interior projects, where you can unleash the rebel designer in you.

    If you wish multiple metres then please enter the multiple values as your pledge.

    You will also be included in our Highland Register, and receive a digital copy of your certificate via e-mail.

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    Pledge £90 or more About US$ 118

    The Black House Mill Pin

    This is our bespoke, designed by Clare Campbell, hand crafted pin made in the Highlands from authentic Highland black slate.

    It incorporates our Prickly Thistle emblem in a subtle manner. Which can be worn with kilts, scarves, overcoats, in fact anything you desire to style with something authentically unique and bespoke.

    You will also be included in our Highland Register, and receive a digital copy of your certificate via e-mail.

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    Pledge £200 or more About US$ 261

    The Black House Mill Rewards Voucher

    Should you wish to bundle up on multiple rewards, we have made available a rewards voucher. You can pledge £200 or more to the value of the items you wish to reserve.

    For example 6 Black House Pins, 6 x £90 = £540. Pledge £540 plus the correct P&P for your Rewards Voucher here.

    You will also be included in our Highland Register, and receive a digital copy of your certificate via e-mail.

    We will contact you to confirm the items you wish to reserve for your voucher value.

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    Pledge £245 or more About US$ 320

    The Black House Mill Tartan - Scarf

    Made with 100% pure merino wool, this is one of Clare's favourite wardrobe items. This 'seriously big' scarf as Clare like's to call it, is the essential always on trend item for any season, any century!

    The scarf is 3m long and 0.75m wide, it also comes with a limited edition label. You will have lots of tartan to play with this amazing scarf, allowing you to style in an infinite number of ways.

    This will be made with the very first tartan design to be woven in the Pop-Up Mill.

    You will also be included in our Highland Register, and receive a digital copy of your certificate via e-mail.

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    Pledge £245 or more About US$ 320

    The Black House Mill Shuttle Wall

    Your name will be engraved onto two stunning solid Scottish oak weaving boat shuttles, one of which will feature within our pop up mill and ultimately within the Black House Mill in 2019.

    The second boat shuttle will be gift boxed and posted to you as a keepsake and reminder of being part of the fabric of our mill. Also do not forget this shuttle has to be one of the most interesting tablet/book stands ever!

    Each boat shuttle is hand turned on the Black Isle just a few fields away from the mill, and also features our Prickly Thistle emblem. We will contact you to confirm the name(s) you wish engraved.

    You will also be included in our Highland Register, and receive a digital copy of your certificate via e-mail.

    These will commence despatch from April 2018 on a first pledge basis.

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    Pledge £265 or more About US$ 346

    The Black House Mill - New Rule Skirt

    Clare broke all the rules when she designed this skirt! As featured on national television, this is now being made available in the Black House Mill tartan.

    It will feature a two leather straps and buckle tie on the side, along with a limited edition label.

    Each new rule skirt will be made to measure, and we will contact you after the campaign to confirm your measurements.

    This will be made with the very first tartan design to be woven in the Pop-Up Mill. The skirt will be made with a medium weight worsted cloth quality.

    You will also be included in our Highland Register, and receive a digital copy of your certificate via e-mail.

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    The Highland 14 Collection

    Be part of a mill founding tartan collection, which is limited to 14 designs.

    Clare invites you to feature within one her 14 designs. Each backer's date of birth and a colour of choice will be incorporated into an officially registered in Scotland tartan, along with other colours and thread counts chosen by Clare. This collection will form part of the Build The Mill story.

    You will be presented with a copy of the official registration certificate and will receive a limited edition scarf woven with the finest merino yarns. Your scarf will be cut from one of the first cloths to be woven in the new mill.

    You will also be included in our Highland Register, and receive a digital copy of your certificate via e-mail.

    Your copy of the official design certificate will despatched in May 2018, and your scarf will be despatched in August 2018.

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    The Black House Mill Bundle

    A new bundle exclusive is now available, saving you £155 and includes the following;

    # Black House Mill Tartan Tie x 1
    # Black House Mill Penny x 2
    # Black House Mill Tartan Metre x 1
    # Black House Mill Pins x 2
    # Black House Mill Scarf x 1
    # Black House Mill Tartan Skirt x 1
    # Shuttle x 1

    You will also be included in our Highland Register, and receive a digital copy of your certificate via e-mail.

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    Pledge £1,500 or more About US$ 1,956

    The Black House Mill Tartan - Kilt

    An exclusive collaboration between Prickly Thistle and 21st Century Kilts brings you a limited number of kilts made with the Black House Mill tartan.

    Using medium weight worsted cloth woven in the Highlands; this will be shipped to 21st Century Kilts in Edinburgh for making your bespoke and iconic Howie Nicholsby style kilt.

    Each kilt will feature an exclusive collaboration kilt pin, and presented in a limited edition kilt bag.

    We will contact you to arrange kilt fittings and trim choices when the campaign closes.

    You will also be included in our Highland Register, and receive a digital copy of your certificate via e-mail.

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    The Personal Design Package

    This is a personal invitation from Clare to join her on the complete bespoke design experience that Prickly Thistle offers.

    Your experience will include;
    # A personal tartan design consultation with Clare to create your bespoke tartan and its official registration. Where you are invited to spend the day with her at the pop-up mill and enjoy some lunch.
    # Your official registration certificate presented in a stunning handmade Highland Slate frame with oak stand
    # Two 10m bales of your tartan cloth woven at the mill, options include worsted, lambs wool and merino qualities. Your tartan will be one of the first made back in the Highlands of Scotland
    # Personalised coffee table book of your design experience, curated images of behind the scenes moments from design to finished cloth
    # A place on the Shuttle Wall
    # Entry into the Highland Register

    You will be contacted to arrange the details of the full experience when the campaign ends.

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