making things better since 2003.....


Who we are:

  • RagTag is a charity based on the Isle of Skye - Northwest Scotland.
  • We are a social enterprise firm with a small and dedicated team of staff who are mostly part-time.
  • We're here to promote mental and social well-being in a friendly and welcoming setting.
  • We care about the environment by making up-cycled crafts from donated materials and selling through our charity shop.
  • We reduce the volume of waste going into landfill.

What we do

  • We encourage the personal and social growth and development of vulnerable people.
  • We provide support and training in Broadford and Portree, in small, friendly workshops under the guidance of encouraging and experienced tutors.
  • We up-cycle donated textiles and other materials in creative and individual ways.
  • We offer open workshops for the well-being of the community and for developing expertise in a range of interesting activities. Click here to go to our 'Open Workshops' page, or keep an eye on our FaceBook page.
  • We have a weekly drop-in coffee, cake and conversation day, "Crumz", which is open to all, for the enhancement of mental and social well-being.

How we do it:

  • Students work in a small, friendly, workshop environment.
  • A variety of activities enable students to learn new skills and gain new interests tailored to their individual needs.
  • Students and tutors together enjoy coffee and lunch breaks with light-hearted relaxation, chat and friendship.
  • Students may develop links in their community through helping in the charity shop, and participating in projects involving the wider community.
  • Work experience is offered in craft work and the charity shop.

Craft Materials