Native Spun Introduces Collection of Handwoven Outdoor Throws

Native Spun Introduces Collection of Handwoven Outdoor Throws

Native Spun, founded in 2019 by textile industry veteran Gina B. Wicker, is introducing a full collection of decorative outdoor throws made with sustainably sourced solution‐dyed acrylic for fade‐ and UV‐resistance. The collection is handwoven in North Carolina and is designed with a high‐end aesthetic in mind.

Throws can be finished with a self‐fringe or a tailored hem and are engineered to withstand frequent home or commercial laundering using a variety of cleaning and disinfecting agents including bleach or hydrogen peroxide. All Native Spun throws can be machine washed and dried and are pre‐shrunk as part of the finishing process.

“We all understand that luxurious touches and ease of cleaning are even more important as we spend more time at home and move our time with family and friends outdoors,” said Gina Wicker, president/creative director of Native Spun. “While the term handwoven is common in our industry, we believe your customers will appreciate that Native Spun throws are designed and woven in the U.S.”

Since all products are woven‐to‐order, Wicker said the company can design throws specifically to a customer’s needs while maintaining a level of handmade craftsmanship that is distinct to Native Spun. “One of the things I enjoy most is working with customers to design a collection that is perfect for their region and design aesthetic,” said Wicker. “Collaborative design development is part of the Native Spun DNA.”

Products are available in a variety of colors including stylish, nature‐inspired neutrals with sophisticated accents of deep shibori blue, saffron gold, moss green and burnt orange. For a more tropical look, clean, saturated hues are available in solids, stripes, or textures. Keeping coastal locations in mind, Native Spun has created an array of nautical looks anchored by navy and grey with accents of red, orange, and yellow that are as welcome on a patio as on the aft deck of a yacht.

“Different parts of the country have different design needs, and we’re uniquely structured to meet those demands by offering throws in various sizes to suit specific pieces of furniture, color combinations that best meet a retail brand and design aesthetic and textures to complement overall space design,” Wicker said. “Our handwoven throws are carefully crafted with elaborate design structures and novelty yarns that would be very difficult to mimic on large‐ scale production equipment, and they are offered in manageable minimums.”

“We’ve created a common warp program that makes it possible for a retailer to create an entire collection of up to twelve distinctly different styles on a single warp,” Wicker said “and, I personally work with each retailer to develop an assortment that meets their needs.”

“I’m thrilled to be hands‐on in the textile industry again, weaving alongside my team to create an American‐made product that we are incredibly proud to present to casual furniture retailers.”