Courage to Bloom for The College Fund

We are proud to present… “Courage to Bloom,” the inaugural winner of the student competition for the American Indian College Fund blanket design. Arrow shapes in this pattern symbolize finding a good path in life, acknowledging that every path holds pitfalls and dangers, as well as opportunity. To honor the loss of missing and murdered … Continue reading Courage to Bloom for The College Fund

The Path, and the Newest Pendleton Blanket for the American Indian College Fund

Special Edition for The College Fund We are pleased to unveil the newest Pendleton blanket for the American Indian College Fund. The Water saddle blanket, a special limited edition, features in “The Path,” a public service announcement directed by legendary director Joe Pytka in collaboration with Wieden+Kennedy, featuring music by A Tribe Called Red. More … Continue reading The Path, and the Newest Pendleton Blanket for the American Indian College Fund

Nike N7 and The College Fund blanket for 2019 – 7 Generations

7 Generations We are proud to present “7 Generations,” the latest blanket in the American Indian College Fund Collection which helps fund scholarships for Native American students. “7 Generations” is also our newest partnership with Nike’s N7 Fund, a trust whose mission is to bring sports to Native American and Aboriginal communities in the US … Continue reading Nike N7 and The College Fund blanket for 2019 – 7 Generations

Bunky Echo-Hawk’s Pathway blanket for The College Fund in 2019

  Photo by Ryan Redcorn Bunky Echo-Hawk Bunky Echo-Hawk (Pawnee/Yakama) is an internationally recognized visual and performing artist. His provocative, exuberant work is exhibited in private collections, galleries and museums throughout the world. He has done design work for non-profit organizations and tribal communities, VANS, and more. He has been designing the Nike N7 collection … Continue reading Bunky Echo-Hawk’s Pathway blanket for The College Fund in 2019

A New American Indian College Fund Blanket for 2017

Gift of the Earth Pendleton is proud to unveil our blanket for The College Fund for 2017, Gift of the Earth. See it here: Gift of the Earth. For over 20 years, Wieden+Kennedy, the American Indian College Fund, and Pendleton Woolen Mills have worked together to create this amazing line of blankets as a way … Continue reading A New American Indian College Fund Blanket for 2017

Making Room on the Loom: Retiring blankets for 2020

Retiring blankets for 2020 Pendleton has been telling stories with our blankets since the first blanket mill opened in 1909. Each year, certain Pendleton blanket designs are retired. These designs are all available at pendleton-usa.com in limited quantities. Is one of these stories yours? PAINTED HILLS Rising from the dry plains of Eastern Oregon, bare … Continue reading Making Room on the Loom: Retiring blankets for 2020

New Child-size/Crib-size Pendleton blankets for 2019

Perfect for Cribs and Cuddles Enjoy a look at Pendleton’s newest child-sized blankets! These soft wool blankets are made in the USA, and are perfect for crib or cuddle. They also make wonderful wall hanging (click the name of each blanket to see more information at pwndleton-usa.com ). Shared Paths This beautiful blanket celebrates the … Continue reading New Child-size/Crib-size Pendleton blankets for 2019

The Weavers Series by Pendleton

Collections and Series Blankets If you collect Pendleton blankets, you are probably aware of our blanket series releases. From the College Fund blankets to the Legendary Collection to the Heritage Collection, we seek out designs that tell a story, both as individual blankets and as grouped collections. Heritage blankets are recreations from our archives. Legendary … Continue reading The Weavers Series by Pendleton

Artist profile: Raven and the Box of Knowledge by Preston Singletary

The artist Preston Singletary is an internationally reknowned glass artist who incorporates traditional Pacific Coast elements in his work. He draws upon his Tlingit heritage with a special concentration on motifs found in Chilkat weaving. Traditional Northwest Coast tribal art uses formlines and ovoids fluid to create work that is vigorous and stylized; paintings, weavings, … Continue reading Artist profile: Raven and the Box of Knowledge by Preston Singletary