Keeping it Simple
At Swans Island Company we keep it simple: fleece from sheep, hands in the dye pot, hands on the loom, hands guiding needle and thread. In fact, it’s hard to do simple. Simple is an unwavering commitment to high quality natural fibers, to dedicated Swans Island artisans, to modern heirlooms for home and body that look great and last forever. We embrace the simple act of making the highest quality goods which we’ve done here in the U.S. for thirty years and counting.
“In fact, it’s hard to do simple.”
We are Makers at Heart
Many of our products are made on the coast of Maine in our studio/workshop. We weave on antique hand looms. We hand dye colors in small batches. We transform the finest natural materials into something exquisite.
Our Passion for Product
We weave exquisite bed blankets, throw blankets, baby blankets and pillows for your home. We knit soft subtle items to wrap your body in. We stitch bags to carry your things in and we hand-dye yarn for you to make all of this yourself, if you want. Our products are infused with a sense of place, inspired by the colors and natural beauty that surround us here.
A Commitment to Sustainability
Many of our “extras” are up-cycled into new products. Scraps from the loom become sachets. Excess blanket material transforms into a Boho Bag. When you are a maker, every piece of material has a potential afterlife. If your beloved blanket gets damaged, you can return it to our blanket hospital for repairs and cleaning rather than discarding it.
“If your beloved blanket gets damaged you can return it to our blanket hospital for repairs and cleaning rather than discarding it.”
We were born on Swans Island, Maine in the Acadia National Park region thirty years ago. Inspired by a few blankets that had been in the family for generations, we sought to replicate their craftsmanship, authenticity and durability. We continue to apply that same approach to every product that carries the Swans Island name today
Swans Island now offers linen bedding and duvets. Made of fine French linen, we offer a curated selection of sheets, pillowcases, shams and duvet covers along with wool-filled duvets—all made in the USA. If you’ve never slept in the comfort of all-natural linen and wool, we invite you to experience a blissful night’s sleep!