In Celebration of the the Female Creators, Collaborators and Entrepreneurs We Work With

As a female operated business for the past 26 years. It is no coincidence that much of the Looms staff, artisans and vendors who we collaborate with are also women. As a tribute to the talent that we surround ourselves with, we are highlighting a few of these collaborations.   
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Nantucket Looms Scholarship with the Nantucket Community Foundation

To mark our 50 year anniversary in 2018, Nantucket Looms established an annual scholarship to be awarded to a graduate of Nantucket High School interested in pursuing a career in fiber arts, textile design or interior design. In this day and age, where young people’s lives are increasingly technology-focused, we would like to provide concrete financial support to nurture one student’s creative spirit, and in so doing, help keep the arts alive. Meet our recipients >   
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2019 Father's Day Gift Guide

We have compiled an assortment of gifts for the man in your life who is either your own dad, the father to your children or perhaps someone who has loved you like family.
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At the Table with The Proprietors | In Honor of the Nantucket Wine and Food Festival

To get in the spirit, we teamed up with one of our favorite island bar and eateries, The Proprietors.  Using the backdrop of their oak bar and in their simple, yet elegant dining room, we photographed our newest line of tabletop accessories  Cheers to the delightful  pairing of two island businesses!
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2019 Mother's Day Gift Guide

This year, to help narrow down the search for the perfect Mother's Day gift, we're looking for inspiration within the lessons we've learned from and the memories we shared with our moms. We're sharing with you our favorite life skills our mothers have taught us and how they've shaped our gift making decisions
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Inspired By the Nature That Surrounds Us

For decades, the Grey Lady has been a muse for artists, writers, musicians and craftsman alike. Being surrounded by Nantucket's natural beauty everyday, it is impossible to ignore her influences. The blue of the crashing wave as it meets the tan sand, every green blade of seagrass, swaying in the wind, or the looming clouds of a passing storm, tempting artists to translate their energy into tangible works of art.
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Winter On Nantucket: 9 more Things To Do

Based on the popularity of our blog 'Winter on Nantucket: 7 Things to Do', we thought we would share even more of our favorite activities to help make it through the final stretch of winter.
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Behind the collection

It is no coincidence that the staff of Nantucket Looms are either artists themselves or collectors -or both. To be surrounded by original works of art every day-wood carvings, paintings, embroidered narratives, sculptures made of glass- while getting to know each artist on a personal level, encourages our own love for accruing art and curiosities. Read on to hear our Staff and Owners share their favorite pieces in their collections.
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The 2019 Valentine's Day Gift Guide

Although Valentine’s Day isn’t an official holiday, it is one of our favorites since it is opportunity to let those closest to you- siblings, your parents, your partner and/or your kids know how much you love them. A day of love! What’s not to like about this day? And since we are in the business of creating and curating gifts, we thought we’d share with you our list of items that we would either like to give or receive this Valentine’s Day. And if you choose not to spend money on this special day, we’d still like to encourage you to express your love in any way that is meaningful.
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50 Years of Gratitude

One could say few things change on Nantucket. The seasons change- that’s a given- and sometimes the restaurants, but little else. In fact, Nantucket is so well preserved that it feels frozen in time, which is why so many love this historic island tucked 30 miles at sea. 
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A Handwoven Gift Guide

  Our picks for the perfect handwovens for everyone on your list.
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2018 Nantucket Looms Holiday Gift Guide

For 50 years we have taken pride in helping suggest gifts for all occasions, the most fun being the holidays when there are multiple people to shop for. We have something for everyone.
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From Generation to Generation- A Nantucket Looms Thanksgiving Table

Thanksgiving Dinner is arguably the most important and most highly anticipated meal of the year. What's not to love about eating your favorite comfort foods with friends and family? See Bess Clarke's (partner) favorite products this year that can help you to achieve a photo-worthy holiday.
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Welcoming Fall Together - One Last Al Fresco Dinner

With the end of another busy summer, all of us at Nantucket Looms wanted to spend some out-of-office time together to toast to another great season. What a better way to welcome fall than with an al fresco dinner?
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Fall on Nantucket: 7 Things To Do

Fall on Nantucket is a special time for both locals and those who visit the island. Walks on the beach now require a sweater, and waders and rakes take the place of bathing suits and towels. We're naming a few of our favorites to help you make the most of these treasured months.
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Our Gift Giving Experts Top 6 Father's Day Gifts | A Daughter's Gift Guide

Whether your shopping for your own father or perhaps the father of your children, it’s always nice to find something that he will not only use, but will enjoy using. Read our top 6 unique Father's Day gifts.
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For the Love of Collecting

The Nantucket Looms staff loves to hunt for forgotten treasures. Read on to see their collections and how they have become representations of their collectors.  
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Celebrating 50 Years of Nantucket Looms

Celebrating 50 years of Nantucket Looms. Read our reflection on the past 50 years, our celebration of traditional craftsmanship, and hopes for the future.
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For Winter Warmth: Our Handwoven Mohair Throws

Mohair has been a Nantucket Looms staple since our founding in 1968, used in our throws blankets, scarves and wraps. Fluffy and soft, mohair is known for its warmth and dramatic high pile making it our “fluffiest” blanket. Read on to learn why it is the best choice to stay warm this winter. 
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14 Things We Love Most About Nantucket

This Valentine’s Day we want to share what we love most about our special little island. We asked our staff to narrow the list down to 14 of their absolute favorite things about Nantucket. Read their answers below.  
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Collecting Art Through the Years

Looms owner, Stephane Hall, has spent the past 20 years collecting artwork for her home, creating a vast collection that now occupies every available wall. With an eclectic mix of esteemed and unknown artists, she has created a visual timeline that uniquely represents her own life. See her collection here.  
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Onward to Nantucket Looms' 50th Year!

As our 50 year anniversary approaches in 2018, we look back even further on the year than usual, as we prepare to celebrate five decades of craftsmanship, an ever expanding network of customers (and characters) and, of course, the many employees who have been a part of the Looms family.
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The Nantucket Looms Effortless Holiday Gift Guide

We know the difficulty that comes with finding the perfect gift. so we asked our part-owner and gift giving guru, Bess Clarke, what are her gift suggestions for an effortless shopping experience. Read below to see her top picks.
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Top 5 Gifts for the Host

With every lovely summer party, one thing is certain, we want to thank the host with a gift we know they'll love. We're making gifting easy by sharing our top 5 picks of gifts for the host.
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Take a 3D Tour of the Looms

We may be 30 miles out to sea, but that distance will no longer keep you from visiting Nantucket Looms! With our new online 3D tour of our retail shop and weaving studio at 51 Main St, you can take a tour wherever you are.
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The Shack

There is no place more cherished to the Looms family than 40 Madequecham, otherwise known as “The Shack”. For 30 years, “The Shack” belonged to Nantucket Looms founders, Bill Euler and Andy Oates and defined their simple, yet elegant style.
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Figawi Artist Feature: Eric Holch

Nantucket’s storied maritime history dates back to the 17th and 18th century when the island was the whaling capital of the world. Today, whaling ships have been replaced with mega yachts, elegant schooners and the colorful rainbow sails of the beetle cats. To find out a little more about Nantucket's modern day sailing we spoke with a longtime Looms artist and avid sailor, Eric Holch.
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Weaving A Life Inspired By Mom

Nantucket Looms' master weaver Becky Peraner was grew surrounded by everything from woven baskets to old English ironware. Becky’s mother Jean, had the greatest influence on her love of  textiles.
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Spring Journey Through Nantucket

The changing of the seasons, be it summer or winter, spring or fall, will always fill Nantucket's artist community with an abundance of inspiration. On Nantucket, spring marks the beginning of the tourist season after a long, quiet winter. 
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A Nantucket Looms Classic; The Boatneck Sweater

An island staple since the 1960’s, the Nantucket Looms Boatneck Sweater has proven a timeless classic. Now, almost fifty years later we are proud to introduce the latest addition.
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Meet Our Artists

Learn more about some of our favorite artists from across the United States. 
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