PENDLETON WOOLEN MILLS AND WARNER BROS. CONSUMER PRODUCTS WEAVE MAGIC WITH HARRY POTTER INSPIRED COLLECTION
New Collection of Blankets Makes Home Feel Like Hogwarts
PORTLAND, Ore. Oct. 27, 2017 – Pendleton Woolen Mills, in collaboration with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, announces the release of six new blankets and two scarves paying homage to the acclaimed Harry Potter series. To celebrate the much beloved wizarding world, Pendleton has woven a series of blankets that feature iconic symbols and memorable moments from the Harry Potter series that will warm all fans.
“Pendleton is known through its famed blankets, and we take pride in sharing the adventures of Harry Potter in heirloom quality, to be enjoyed by generations,” said Amanda Coppa, Home Merchandise Manager. “It has been a rich and special opportunity for Pendleton to work with Warner Bros. Consumer Products and create this unique tribute to the remarkable chronicles and characters from the Harry Potter series.”
The Hogwarts house blankets make up four of the six blankets in the collection; each blanket features the house crest and colors, a Horcrux, and a wand. When placed together they form the Hogwarts Crest. Each blanket is individually numbered as part of a limited-edition collection of blankets, including:
Gryffindor’s signature colors, red and gold, create a rich palette for this blanket. Gryffindor’s lion rampant is surrounded by cauldrons, owls, Godric Gryffindor’s sword and Harry Potter’s wand.
Slytherin’s coiled serpent is the primary feature of this blanket, surrounded by bats, snakes, Draco Malfoy’s wand and Salazar Slytherin’s locket.
Hufflepuff’s hardworking badger is flanked by lightning bolts, flying keys, Helga Hufflepuff’s cup and Cedric Diggory’s wand.
Ravenclaw’s majestic eagle spreads its wings, surrounded by eagles, eagle feathers, Rowena Ravenclaw’s diadem and Luna Lovegood’s wand.
All four Hogwarts House blankets are:
- Limited Edition, Hand numbered
- Unnapped, felt bound, 64” x 72” inches
- Made in the USA
- Jacquard weave for a dramatic reverse option
- Available 10/27
- MSRP $299.00 each
Two additional blankets rounding out the collection specifically pay tribute to Harry and Hogwarts, and are available in a smaller children’s size.
Harry’s Symbols features glasses and his famous lightning bolt scar. The Golden Snitch and Harry’s broom are surrounded by triangles, while his glasses are framed by floating keys and feathers from lessons learned at Hogwarts.
Hogwarts Castle is surrounded by owls framing the castle with a Pendleton motif. One owl carries a letter with the iconic Hogwarts wax seal.
Harry’s Symbols and Hogwarts Castle:
- Napped, felt bound, 32” x 44” inches
- Made in the USA, Jacquard weave for a dramatic reverse option
- Available 10/27
- MSRP $99.50 each
The two scarves in the collection, Messenger and Houses capture the Hogwarts school spirit and iconic owls. Available in two colors, each of the scarves emphasize symbols from the books and film.
Messenger features Hogwarts and an owl delivering a letter along with wands in a geometric pattern.
Houses highlights the Hogwarts Crest, patterns that features bats and Harry’s famous lightning bolt scar, and each of the house animals.
- 100% pure virgin wool
- 12” x 76” with .5” self-fringe
- Available 10/27
- MSRP: $79.50
BLANKETS ARE AVAILABLE ONLY THROUGH PREORDER AND FOR A LIMITED TIME.
To purchase, call the Pendleton Home Store at 503.535.5444 or visit our website at pendeton-usa.com.
Setting the standard for classic American style, Pendleton is a lifestyle brand recognized worldwide as a symbol of American heritage, authenticity and craftsmanship. With six generations of family ownership, since 1863, the company celebrates 154 years of weaving fabric in the Pacific Northwest in 2017. 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 and accessories, home décor and gifts. Pendleton is available through select retailers in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Japan, Korea and Australia as well as Pendleton stores, company catalogs and direct-to-consumer channels, including the Pendleton website: www.pendleton-usa.com
About Warner Bros. Consumer Products
Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP), a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, extends the Studio’s powerful portfolio of entertainment brands and franchises into the lives of fans around the world. WBCP partners with best-in-class licensees globally on an award-winning range of toys, fashion, home décor, and publishing inspired by franchises and properties such as DC, J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World, Looney Tunes and Hanna-Barbera. The division’s successful global themed entertainment business includes groundbreaking experiences such as The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi (opening 2018). With innovative global licensing and merchandising programs, retail initiatives, promotional partnerships and themed experiences, WBCP is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world.
HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. WB SHIELD: ™ & © WBEI. J.K. ROWLING’S WIZARDING WORLD ™ J.K. Rowling and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Publishing Rights © JKR. (s17)