SOURCE: Pendleton Woolen Mills

Pendleton Woolen Mills

December 15, 2015 09:00 ET

Pendleton Releases New Star Wars Blankets

Padawan Blankets Available in Time for Holiday Gift Giving

PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwired - Dec 15, 2015) - Pendleton Woolen Mills, a globally acclaimed lifestyle brand, has released the Star Wars Padawan (young Jedi student) blanket just in time to delight all the children on your shopping list. Padawan blankets are perfectly sized for children and were designed to commemorate the new movie Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens. Star Wars Padawan blankets are inspired by two Star Wars movie themes: A New Hope and The Empire Strikes Back.

"We were overwhelmed by the response of the first Limited Edition set of blankets released on Force Friday. Realizing that many Star Wars fans are children inspired us to create a blanket that is just their size in time for the holidays and release of the new movie," said Robert Christnacht, Pendleton Global Sales.

  • A New Hope Blanket is inspired by the iconic Star Wars poster, which depicts the hero characters introduced in the original Star Wars movie, Episode IV. MSRP: $89.50.

  • The Empire Strikes Back Blanket celebrates the iconic villains of the series, Darth Vader and the Storm Troopers. After the destruction of the Death Star, the Empire has regrouped -- with Darth Vader leading the hunt for Luke Skywalker. MSRP: $89.50.

The Star Wars Padawan blanket is USA made in Pendleton's Northwest mills in 82% pure virgin wool and 18% cotton. They are 32 inches by 44 inches and dry clean.

Beginning December 15, 2015 the new Star Wars blanket will be available at specialty retailers across the country and Pendleton website; pendleton-usa.com

About Pendleton
Setting the standard for classic American style, Pendleton is a lifestyle brand recognized as a symbol of American heritage, authenticity and craftsmanship. With six generations of family ownership since 1863, the company recently celebrated 152 years of weaving fabrics in the Pacific Northwest. Known for fabric innovation, Pendleton owns and operates two of America's remaining woolen mills, constantly updating them with state-of-the-art looms and eco-friendly technology. Inspired by its heritage, the company designs and produces apparel for men and women, blankets, home décor, and gifts. Pendleton is available through select retailers in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Japan, Korea and Australia; Pendleton stores; company catalogs; and direct-to-consumer channels including the Pendleton website, http://www.pendleton-usa.com.

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