Tinto fabrics — named after the Scottish hill — by Zoffany are subtle updates for wool plaid, damask and knitted patterns, designed to mix together. Woven in Lanarkshire, marled wool and natural linen yarns are combined for contrast and texture. Fabrics come in five designs and cost from £86 to £107 a metre, in widths from 145cm to 150cm. The showroom is at Design Centre Chelsea Harbour, SW10. Call 0844 543 4600 or visit www.zoffany.com.
A budget tartan armchair from Tesco is made in the UK with a beechwood frame. The Lausanne measures 85cm high by 75cm wide by 91cm deep. Price in this linen-look fabric is £299,or pay an extra £100 for leather. Free fabric samples on request. Also pictured is a large oak chopping board for £18, an oak cookbook holder, £10, and an oak rolling pin, £12. Buy online from www.tesco.com, call 0800 323 4050, or visit Tesco Extra.
The soft, dignified check of this inviting two-seater sofa seems to suit this London period interior to perfection. Called Erskine Plaid, in teal colourway, it costs £95 per metre. Other cushion fabrics pictured here cost between £41 and £95 a metre.All by decorating brand Colefax & Fowler, with a showroom in Design Centre Chelsea Harbour, SW10. See www.colefax.com or call 020 8877 6400.
Runners soften a staircase and/or a corridor. This is Quirky Fling, and costs £99.80 a metre (80/20 wool/ nylon), 69cm wide, with a selvedge on each side. Lengths can be joined for a rug or fitted carpet. Colourways include natural, duck egg, damson and lime. Made by Alternative Flooring. Call 01264 335111. Stockists include Carpet Express, Lupus Street, SW1 (020 7834 6994); Lordship Lane Carpets, SE22 (020 8693 8728), and Sinclair Till, Wandsworth Road, SW8.
Lochs and Lagoons' new Arthouse collection includes this pretty blue wallpaper, called Fairburn, at £18.98 a roll. From wallpaper www.direct.com (12,000 patterns online, 119 brands). Next-day delivery or click and collect at branches of Brewers, including Broadley Street, NW8, and Eccleston Street, SW1.
Scented with natural essential oils, these ANTA candles, from £26, come in stoneware pots, handpainted in the Highlands, that can be reused as bowls or beakers when the flame finally goes out. At www.anta.co.uk.
This Dickens & Jones blue checked stoneware mug is 9cm high and costs £6. From www.houseoffraser.co. uk, call 020 7003 4000, or from House of Fraser stores in Victoria Street, SW1; Oxford Street, W1; Westfield, W12, and in Richmond, Croydon, Epsom and Bluewater.
Choose a new shade of all-wool mauve tartan — with a cotton back — for a handy draught excluder, firmly stuffed with polyester. Other colours include duck egg blue, red, and sage green. It measures 88cm by 20cm. Sponge clean only. The price is £12.99. From www.dunelm-mill.com.
In soft blue/grey check with touches of pink, this Victorianstyle sofa has piped scroll arms, plump piped seat and back cushions, and dark-stained, turned legs. Made to measure in Northumberland by old-established Delcor, which will alter any dimensions or style details, and guarantees hardwood frames for 50 years. From £1,678. The London showroom is in King's Road, SW3. Call 020 7352 5551.