Featured Artist: Dale Rutherford

For fifteen years, Dale Rutherford’s Nantucket Lightship Baskets and her other hand-crafted woven treasures – have held a special place at Nantucket Looms. 
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Nantucket Looms 'In the Heart of the Sea'

Ron Howard’s long awaited film, In the Heart of the Sea is released on December 11th. Based on island resident Nathaniel Philbrick’s award-winning novel all the Hollywood hype has given us a special appreciation for the work of the artists and artisans who are inspired by that history. We spoke with a couple of them about their enthusiasm for their craft which are reflective of the island’s past. 
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Featured Artist: Rebecca Jusko Peraner

Inspired by her love of Nantucket and all things woven, Rebecca Jusko Peraner discovered her passion for weaving during her studies at Rhode Island School of Design where she majored in Textile Design.
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Costumes, Candy and Cobblestones - Halloween on Main Street

We love Halloween here at Nantucket Looms so for us the Annual Halloween Parade and Costume Pageant is one of the great perks of our Main Street location. 
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Fresh Flower Thursdays

Fresh cut flower arrangements created by Mary Beth Ferro in brilliant colors and varietals can be found at Nantucket Looms every Thursday throughout the summer.
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Easy Entertaining Essentials

Entertaining is something that the ladies at the Looms love to do. Whether it be beach BBQs, Sunday suppers or a celebratory dinner party, there are plenty of ways to keep things simple yet, sophisticated.
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You, Dad and the Grey Lady

Nothing beats spending quality time with Dad on his special day. Here on Nantucket, we’re lucky to have the Grey Lady on our side, helping out with beautiful scenery, fresh-air activities and local, sustainable refreshments dads of all ages can enjoy. 
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The Clarke Home nears Completion

It is clearly springtime at the Winship-Clarke family property in Surfside. The sheep, chickens, ducks, turkeys and two Italian Greyhounds – are clucking, gobbling, baaing and barking – frenzied by the steady stream of work trucks that are in and out every day.
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Nantucket Looms’ Mother’s Day Picks!

Nantucket Looms' Mother-Daughter Duo Share their Favorite Gift Ideas for Mother's Day. READ MORE
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Earth Day: Simple Tips for Greener Living

When it comes to caring for our environment, it’s the little things that count. Simple, everyday measures can make all the difference in ensuring Mother Earth and her bounty will be enjoyed for generations to come.
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Fare Isle for Nantucket Looms

Get your pantry ready—our friends at Fare Isle have created a delicious new product line exclusively for us.
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Egg Day at the Looms

There are many great things about Nantucket that you just can’t get anywhere else, one of which comes courtesy of Ray Owen and his glorious, organic farm-fresh eggs.
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Beyond the Chocolate Bunny

Build Easter baskets they'll truly cherish. For little ones and adults, too.
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Spring Cleaning: Stylish Ways to Stay Organized

Thank goodness, it’s just about time to say so long to winter and hello to spring, glorious spring! Which means, there’s no time like the present to pack away those winter wares and lighten things up for the season. Here are a few of our favorite ways to get started. Read more
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Whale of a Day

The winter weather has us going a little stir crazy lately. So as a mid-day treat, the Looms staff took a jaunt down to the Whaling Museum. Read More.
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Nantucket Looms | A Tradition of Weaving

People may be surprised to learn that there really are looms at Nantucket Looms. In actuality, there are six. And seated at each is a weaver immersed in the work of production hand weaving - the craft that has been at the core of this iconic shop since it opened in 1968. While the times have changed, the technique for creating a Looms’ throw, blanket or and scarf is as it always was. We stepped into our customer’s shoes recently and spent a morning with master weaver and company CPO, Rebecca Peraner. 
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Designed to Sell - Traders Lane

Island-based interior designer Elisa Allen and Nantucket Looms’ Stephanie Hall were pretty much given free reign when they were hired to stage a circa 1700s Captain’s House, just steps from the cobbled streets of the historic downtown district.
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Our Summer Cocktail Choice: Summer Berry Sangria

Our summer drink of choice is a red wine Sangria with fresh fruit. Mix Nantucket Looms Summer Berry Sangria with Cisco Brewers Nantucket Sailor’s Delight, Newman's Own Pink Lemonade and enjoy!
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