Our Story

Lynne Gallagher, Owner. While honing her skills in costume design for numerous theatrical productions and touring rock bands including the Rolling Stones, Black Crowes, KISS, Goo Goo Dolls, Mr. Big, Billy Dean, Robert Plant, Buddy Guy,Jim Kerr, Coldplay, Shakira, Metallica, and Ringo Starr, Chris Martin/ Coldplay Super Bowl 2017. Gallagher dreamed of creating a children's clothing business that would be anything but ordinary. Her move to San Francisco in 1991 enabled her to pursue this dream which became Wee Scotty. Her flair for the dramatic translated into bold fabrics, colors and textures that eventually would become the Wee Scotty trademark. Lynne's passion for design and sewing lead to the embarking of knowledge to youths of San Francisco and Mill Valley. Wee Scotty opened its doors in 1999 in the founding location of Banana Republic in Mill Valley Ca. We have moved throughout the years due to rent increases and have taught classes in Mill Valley (2 years), Pacific Heights (13 years) and now servicing the Richmond/Pacific Heights/Sea Cliff area of San Francisco.

Gallagher's successful San Francisco based apparel production and product development includes many name brand clients - Joe Boxer, Esprit, DKNY Kids, Betsey Johnson, Gymboree/Zutopia, Levi's, Vogue Patterns, Sandra Betzina/Power Sewing, and recently the cool t-shirt company, San Franpsycho.

Gallagher has been successfully teaching children how to sew in San Francisco for the past twenty years. Many of her students have become so advanced that they are able to compete with and share their skills with adults. Students have continued interest and gone to NYU, Pratt, RISD, Academy of Art and Parsons. At Wee Scotty we believe the art of sewing is best when shared with others.


Staff List 

Ania is a retail assistant at Wee Scotty. Come by the store and ask her questions about everything sewing. She will be happy to answer your questions and help you with anything you need!

Dora is a retail assistant at Wee Scotty. She has a history of fashion merchandising and marketing. Come by the store and ask her questions. She will be happy to answer your questions and help you with anything you need! 

Carolann is our Brother machine expert and on of our sewing instructors at Wee Scotty. She is an award winning costumer with 18 years of sewing experience. 

Malakai is one of our classroom educators. She is currently a journalist student at SF State and has been sewing since she was young. 

Selena is our Office Assistant. She recently graduated from San Francisco Academy of art for Graphic Design. She works on our branding media. 

Snickels is our 14 year old Westie. She loves walks in the park and Caesar’s dog food. In her spare time, she enjoys sitting in her favorite chair at home but greeting guests and making new friends at Wee Scotty. When she's here, she has way more fun!