We put the same care and detail into our Kids Kilts that we do in our Casual Kilt. The kilt is made from the same washable & stain resistant Poly Viscose fabric that we use for our Casual and Semi Traditional kilts. We also add a 2" hem to our kid's kilts to allow them to be lengthened as your wee bairn grows taller. These kilts are made to measure and have a long piece of velcro in the waist to allow for several inches of adjustability.
Measuring for your kilt: We would ask that you measure carefully for our kilts. Since these are custom made to fit the measurements provided, you will need to be sure of the exact sizing. We will not refund in the case of mistakes in measuring. Detailed measuring instructions can be found in the "Measuring Instructions" tab below this text.
The Casual Kilt can either be worn at the "True Waist" (A) like a traditional kilt or at the "Jeans Waist" (B). This is where the top of the kilt will sit.
DO NOT HOLD YOUR STOMACH IN. You’ll only going to get a kilt that's too small. Just relax and stand "at ease".
Make sure to use a good sewing tape measure. If you don't have a sewing tape measure, you can use a leather belt to measure. Wrap it around you, mark it and then lay it flat on a metal tape measure to get the measurement.
The tape measure should be snug – as snug as you will be wearing the kilt.
*Note: It will probably be 2 to 4 inches more than your pants size. This is common.
*TIP: BIG guys with large bellies may want to wear the kilt around the naval, as it gives a more flattering appearance.
With the same tape measure, measure around the absolute largest part of your rear.
Take this measurement a little LOOSELY. You should be able to slide a finger between the tape measure and your body when you measure.
This is the number we use for your hip size. In most cases, it's about 4-6 inches larger than the waist measurement.
If possible, it’s best to take the length measurement wearing shorts and a form fitting t-shirt. There are 3 different ways to measure length:
1) With assistance
2) With bath towel assistance
3) Without assistance
1) Length Measurement with assistance
Stand tall with your back straight. Do NOT look down or bend over as this will change the length measurement. Just stand tall and face forward.
Have the other person measure down the SIDE of your leg. On your side, put the "0" end of the tape measure at the top of where your kilt will be (the same height you took your waist measurement from). Measure from that point down the side of your body to the middle of your knee.
The number on the tape that is right where the bottom edge of the kilt will be is the length.
2) Length Measurement with bath towel assistance
Take a bath towel and FOLD IT so that it is 22" long.
Wear a pair of shorts, so you can see your knees and stand roughly 10 feet back from a full length mirror. Hold the towel up to your waist, putting the top of the towel at the spot you took the waist measurement.
If the 22" length hits below your knee, shorten the towel by folding another inch or two, so that the bottom edge hits you square in the middle of the kneecap.
If the 22" length hits above your knee, lengthen the towel by unfolding an inch or two, so that the bottom edge hits you square in the middle of the kneecap.
Once you have the top of the towel sitting at the top of where you want to wear the kilt and the bottom edge hitting the middle of your knee, measure the length of the folded towel from the top to the bottom. That will be your kilt length measurement.
3) Length measurement without assistance
Kneel on the floor with your back straight. You're going to measure down the SIDE of your leg to the floor.
From the top of where your kilt will be (the same height you took your waist measurement from), measure down the side of your body to the floor down the side of your leg. It's easier to put the "0" end of the tape measure barely touching the floor and the numbered end at the top.
SUBTRACT 1" FROM THIS MEASUREMENT to have the kilt sit at the middle of the knee.
Use the following chart for reference. These are typical height / length measurements.
If you need assistance measuring, please do not hesitate to contact us: 800.368.8633 or Rocky@USAKilts.com
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- Wonderful! Gunn kilt
Quality Price ValueWe were so pleased with the kilts! Thanks so much for your wonderful service and craftsmanship! (Posted on 7/15/2021)
- June Wedding Liz
Quality Price ValueMy boys (13 and 10) will be in a wedding this June and I convinced the bride to let them wear kilts. OMG! They are perfect!! I love them! Pictures to come! :) (Posted on 6/8/2021)
- Excellent quality and care D
Price Value QualityBought 3 for my wee rabble (3,5, and 7). The PV material feels great, craftsmanship is excellent, and -really- love the kid-features: machine washable and plenty of deep hem for inevitable growth. Had kids try them on for just a moment to verify sizing and they sternly told me they did not want to take them off for the rest of the evening. (Posted on 6/3/2021)
- Cuteness Gail
Value Quality PriceBought this for my grandson's second birthday. It is the cutest thing. Order process was easy, timeline was met, quality is great. Can't wait for the Irish festivals to see my Jameson all decked out. Thank you. (Posted on 5/1/2021)
- Perfect auld one
Value Quality PriceQuick service
Attention to detail is great.
Love the velcro waist. (Posted on 7/6/2020)
- Kilts Child kilt
Quality Price ValueRecently bought a 2 tartans for myself and grandson and a sporran for him as well. I am completely satisfied with all great quality I will be ordering more soon tou have a customer for life plus outstanding customer service very helpful and kind (Posted on 4/7/2020)
- Kilt is perfect Barkley
Quality Price ValueQuality work
It’s made to grow with my grandson (Posted on 3/5/2020)
- Excellent kilt JL
Price Value QualityI couldn’t be happier with my son’s kilt and this review is long overdue! I bought it when I was pregnant as a surprise for my Scottish hubbie, so had to take measurements off of my niece. It was an immediate hit. Because it is adjustable, we were able to make it fit our newborn. He’s wearing his kilt in our birth announcement and my family/friends loved it. He’s been able to wear it for the last 2 years, but it’s now time for a new size. It’s durable and comfortable; he doesn’t complain or try to take it off. I’ll be ordering him a new kilt for the holidays. (Posted on 10/31/2019)
- Awesome Kilt Michael
Value Quality PriceOrdered a kilt for my 8 year old granddaughter . Again, USA Kilts did an awesome job measuring and making the kilt. Received it within two weeks. Looked great. Guess I will bring her back again when she outgrows it. AAA+++ (Posted on 3/18/2019)
- The toddler kilt is great quality, the pleats withstand the wear and tear of a 3 year old! McClean2019
Quality Price ValueGreat kilt for a toddler. I ordered the custom, it arrived quickly and fit perfectly. Wish that I could upload a photo, I will be ordering again as the boys grow! (Posted on 1/6/2019)
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- 4 to 6 Yards of 12 oz. PV material woven in the UK
- Available in over 100 stock tartans
- Teflon® coated for stain resistance
- Low Pill™ technology
- Machine washable
- Holds a crisp pleat and is easy to iron
- Individually tailored to child's measurements
- Top Stitched (stitches visible on close inspection)
- 1” Pleats
- “One thread margin of error” on lining up the pleats
- Tapering down the fell
- 100% Machine Sewn
- Velcro Closure
- 2" hem to allow for growth
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