Pendleton blankets and goodies for classy rainbow-y style #My favorite things#Shopping#bedding#decor#decorating#rainbow January 20 | Megan Finley meggyfin Sassy D models the Women's National Park Blanket by Pendleton I just discovered that you can get all sorts of Pendleton goodies on Amazon! I have a bit of an obsession with Pendleton patterns. And our fearless leader, Ariel, has one particular obsession with her very own Pendleton blanket. (You can see it pictured above.) She recently gushed to me about it… God I love that fucking thing. It makes my bedroom feel both rainbow-y AND historic/classy at the same time. I'm currently using a king-sized shitty fleece blanket folded in half beneath it as a second layer so that I stay warm enough on these cold nights… I love my bed right now. Want to love your bedroom (or kitchen, or living room, or bathroom) as much as our girl Ariel does? Then check out some of these Pendleton goodies… Blankets Fringed Jacqaurd Throw — I'm a slut for blankets with fringe! Cotton Jacquard High Peaks Sky twin blanket Tree of Life II wool blanket — You need to click over and see the reverse of this one! There's extra rainbow-y goodness in the Tamiami Trail wool blanket Be ready for an impromptu picnic with a Pendleton Roll-Up blanket in your car! Or turn ANY blanket into a roll-up blanket with this leather Pendleton Blanket Carrier. Towels I'm absolutely in love with this Pendleton National Park Bath Towel Bird Song hooded towel I'm considering adding the Pendleton Pecos Sculpted Bath Towel to our wedding registry Set of 4 Yellowstone National Park hand towels/napkins Cups and mugs Take the chic rainbows with you anywhere with the Woolen Mills Ceramic Travel Mug! National Park Mug One Size Great Smoky Mountains Shared Spirits Mug Glacier National Park reusable water bottle Who else has much Pendleton love? Share your favorite rainbow-y pattern-y outdoors-y favorites! Join our community! Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Megan Finley Megan Finley is the LA-based Offbeat Empire editor. When she's not writing, editing, and sleeping, she's eating, drinking, and geeking. You can snoop into her personal life over on her website Funk in Deep Freeze! @meggyfin @meggyfin PREVIOUS Why ethical non-monogamy is AWESOME and totally worth the extra effort NEXT Why is minimalism so damn bright white? Show/Hide comments [ 18 ] I have major Hudson's Bay Company blanket love. The history is fascinating, and the design and quality can't be beat. http://www.hbcheritage.ca/hbcheritage/history/blanket/home I was given my four-point blanket as a gift during university, and it is one of my favourite possessions. I fully plan on giving one to my daughter when she graduates high school. The other designs by Pendleton are neat, but you can't beat a classic HBC blanket! 3 agree Reply I love Pendleton but I have to admit that the primary-colors-on-white designs that are just a straight Hudson Bay rip kind of bum me out. Though I guess the Hudson Bay stores sell coats made by Pendleton so maybe they have some kind of agreement. 2 agree Reply Those are part of their National Park collection which features all different stripe patterns on various backgrounds, it might be coincidence that that one collection design (Glacier National Park) bears so much resemblance to Hudson Bay Company's signature design. Most of their designs aren't white with primary stripes, they tend to have a more Native American inspired or earth tone designs. 3 agree Reply Ahhhhh! This is the perfect article for me today. My hub-stache and I are pretty obsessed with both Pendleton and Hudson Bay- blankets, sweaters, coats. My dream is to own a Hudson Bay coat- or even better, one of the historic wool coats worn in the Saint Paul Winter Carnival. That's honestly how I think Pendleton got to using the Hudson Bay stripe- Louis Hill Commissioned them to make the stripe for his Glacier National Park coats (Linksies: http://collections.mnhs.org/cms/largerimage.php?irn=10217523&catirn=10274568&return=brand=cms&q=winter%20carnival%20coats ). Hence, Pendleton calling it their Glacier stripe! Reply I am fortunate to live in Oregon and have a Pendleton factory store in my vicinity. Any trip that direction usually includes a trip to the outlet where I pick up majorly discounted fabric by the yard. <3 Pendleton wool!! Reply Dude, I hit up the Pendleton store at that huge outlet mall south of Portland every time I drive south on I5. Reply Woodburn outlets are awesome, but Washougal east of Vancouver is where it's at if you're looking for wool yardage!! Reply OH HERE WE GO WITH THE INSIDE SCOOP. That's what I'm talkin' about. Thanks! Reply When you do medieval reenactment (SCA), you find the good spots for buying natural fiver fabric by the yard! There's also the Woolen Mill Store in SE Portland, on McLoughlin Blvd! They have tons of fabric to buy by the yard, plus great deals on smaller pieces and remnants. And then sometimes you can find treasure in the big discount bins! My mom makes me take her there every time she's in town, and it's worth it because she made me a couple gorgeous throw pillows from a remnant we paid like $8 for. https://www.pendleton-usa.com/custserv/custserv.jsp?pageName=WoolenMillStore&parentName=AboutUs At one time, I lived in Pendleton, where blankets are often hung in businesses and public spaces as art pieces. My favorite is the Mt. Hood blanket from 2009. It has a white silhouette of the mountain in mirror image (head to foot) with end borders of ferns and trillium on a sky blue background. It was a limited edition, commemorative blanket and I was not able to find a picture. There is a new Mt. Hood blanket on a navy background, but it is quite different – nice, but I prefer the older version. 1 agrees Reply I'm curious how people are feeling about the Star Wars blankets: http://shop.nordstrom.com/s/pendleton-star-wars-a-new-hope-wool-blend-blanket Reply OMFG!!!! Reply If only this BB8 baby blanket came in adult person sizes… https://www.amazon.com/Pendleton-Star-Padawan-Muchacho-Blanket/dp/B01N0BMT1K/ 1 agrees Reply These blankets are so nice! Reply Sipping from my Pendleton shared spirits mug as I read this… Also, they not only use Native American designs, but sell many designs by Native American DESIGNERS, rather than merely appropriating from indigenous traditions. 2 agree Reply Oh good! That was going to be my question! 1 agrees Reply Those Pendleton blankets are beautiful but I always think of them as scratchy and heavy. Give me down or give me death! 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