Birch Bark Handwoven Placemat

$ 75.00

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The simple pleasure of sitting down to a well-prepared meal is even more enjoyable when paired with an elegant setting. Skillfully handwoven from the finest cotton and linen in a classic basket weave structure, our Birch Bark Handwoven Placemat provides the perfect backdrop for your tableware. Finished with a hemmed edge.

Handcrafted in our Main Street studio by our master weavers. Designed for a lifetime of use and enjoyment.

    Dimensions:
    20" L X 14" W

    Fiber:
    85% Cotton & 15% Linen

    Machine wash cold on delicate cycle & line dry. Some shrinkage is expected. Give your placemat a tug once dry to stretch it back to its original size.

    Crafted by hand from start to finish in our Main Street weaving studio.

    Our masterful artisans begin by thoughtfully selecting colors and fibers inspired by our surrounding landscape, then determine a pattern and desired weave structure for their design.

    Next, they wind the fiber onto bobbins then wind the loom’s warp, a meticulously calculated process that sets the path of each and every thread used. These threads are manually connected to specific harnesses and securely hand-tied to “dress the loom”. Once this stage is complete, they can begin to weave.

    Countless passes of the shuttle commence, rhythmic, muted sounds of wooden pedals fill the studio, and a beautiful textile begins to emerge. The handwoven process continues until the piece reaches its full length, at which point it is cut from the loom. Tassels are hand-knotted onto the ends, and a small label is hand-sewn onto the textile as the weaver’s final touch.

    Ground Shipping:
    Most purchases are shipped to arrive within 5 to 7 business days of receipt of the order.

Sorry, but we do not ship to P.O. or APO Boxes at this time.
    All orders from our inventory are shipped via UPS Ground. Furniture & Area Rug orders will be drop-shipped by our partners.

    Expedited Shipping:
    All orders placed before 12pm Monday-Friday will be shipped out the same day. Orders placed after 12pm Monday-Friday will be shipped out the morning of the next business day. Orders placed on Saturday, Sunday or holidays will be shipped the next business day.

    This item is available for free on-island delivery & curbside pickup. 

    Returns & Exchanges: 
    If you're not completely satisfied with your purchase, we will gladly offer you an exchange or refund of the merchandise price within 30 days of receipt of product. To begin a return, please email us at returns@nantucketlooms.com to request a return label and state your reason for returning. The cost of shipping will be deducted from the amount of your refund. Please note that original shipping charges are non-refundable, unless the item received is incorrect or damaged. 

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    Melanie Sargent-McCreadie

    We were delighted to receive these wonderful handmade placemats. They are the perfect size and this color looks fresh and beautiful against our dark wood table.