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New throw sizes for fall

We are introducing two new throw sizes, the Cottage Throw and the King Size Bed Throw. The Cottage throw(38″x 48″) can be for smaller interiors or for when you just need a touch of color and texture in your room. It is the same width as our Lap and Medium throws, just shorter. It is a wonderful size for a gift as well.

At the other …read more »

Changing Our Focus (plus upcoming shows!)

It’s been  quiet year online, but after some internal planning and deliberation, we are pleased to announce some important changes to our business and share with everyone our upcoming retail show schedule.

Designs for interiors, like the Chiapas weave throw in “Chimu” above, will be getting more attention (and more texture in the form of conchas and ribbons!)

First and most importantly, we have made the …read more »

First Look for 2014

We are thrilled to introduce our new collection of handcrafted designs for home and outerwear at the upcoming WESA trade show in Denver, Colorado this January.  For those of you that cannot attend the show, all of our new pieces will be available on this website later this month.

We have three new design groups, in an array of patterns and palettes. Our first group is …read more »

Gretel Underwood Throw featured in Su Casa Magazine!

Hand-Woven Cotton Chenille Throw by Gretel Underwood is featured in Su Casa Magazine. Editor Amy Gross selected a beautiful deep blue and green throw  in the ‘Editor’s Find’ section of the current 2013 Autumn issue! Please click on the link below to see the full write up and photograph. https://issuu.com/santafean/docs/su_casa_north_autumn_2013_digital_e/39?e=0

Scarf Flash Sale on now

Mardi Gras scarves available in the Flash Sale.

Looking to put the finishing touch on your holiday shopping? Look no further than the latest Flash Sale on now in our catalog, featuring a set of beautiful scarves in our Mardi Gras and Santa Fe Trail groups. Each scarf is 60″ long, with a lavish 7″ fringe. At $98, these scarves won’t be available for long, …read more »

‘Santa Fe named best city for shopping’

‘USA Today has named Santa Fe as the best U.S. City for Shopping- even ahead of New York.

“History and commerce collide in Santa Fe, a mix of western wear, western decor, fine art and chic fashion jostling for retail space,” the newspaper writes. “The city has also embraced the ‘shopping local’ mantra and a wealth of local artists and artisans are well-represented.’

2012 Line & New Retailers Around the World

We returned a few weeks ago from the WESA show in Denver, Colorado where our new 2012 line was a huge success! Not only will our line of handwoven jackets and throws be available soon at number of new stores in the United States, but we also took orders from stores in France and Japan. We see this as testament to an improving economy and …read more »

Pillow Flash Sale on Now! [Update: now closed]

We’re starting the 2012 off right with new Flash Sale on now! This sale features unique, limited, handwoven pillows in a great variety of colors and weaves. With prices as low as $39, these pillows won’t last long! The sale ends January 18th, as inventory allows, so take a look at these new entries to our catalog then be sure to contact us to place …read more »

End of the Year Flash Sale on Now!

We’re excited to announce the final Flash Sale of 2011, on now with a limited inventory of gorgeous handwoven scarves. Six varieties are included in this special, year-end collection, all in our signature, cotton-chenille, southwestern weaves. But inventories are limited, so take a look in our catalog now to find the right scarf for you before they’re gone!

And we invite you to check back soon …read more »

New Lower Prices in Time for the Holidays

Just in time to help out with your special holiday shopping, we’re lowering prices on our entire line of  handwoven, cotton chenille throws, including recent additions like the “Sugar Cane” throw in Chiapas weave with conchas and ribbons. Effective immediately, our new, direct-order only prices will be as follows:

Lap throws  $720, $740 for checkers weave.
Medium Throws  $750, $770 for checkers weave.
Large Throws  $950, …read more »

New retail throughout the Southwest

We would also like to announce that our unique, handwoven throws are now in Houston, at Charlotte Nail Antiques. Her showroom at the Houston Design Center features exquisite European antiques and furniture. To find out more, click here.

Our customers in Arizona can see a new fall selection of our handwoven, chenille throws and pillows at Sue Bickerdyke Interiors in Carefree. We are excited to …read more »

Western Art & Architecture Loves “Muchachita”

Our own “Muchachita” throw has been included in the “Things We Love” column in the Summer/Fall issue of Western Art & Architecture. Thanks so much to the editors and their great eye for western visual art and design!

Click here to see the write-up in Western Art & Architecture, and our own catalog to see more handwoven chenille throws including “Muchachita”

Something Special for Fall 2011…

We are delighted to announce price reductions on vests, jackets, and coats, effective August 1st. The new prices are already reflected in our online catalog, so we’re sure you’ll want to take a look at the great selection of handwoven clothing available here!

And when you’ve found that special, one-of-a-kind jacket, coat or vest, contact us to place your order, or contact any of these retailers!

Returning to the Santa Fe Weaving Gallery

We are happy to announce that The Santa Fe Weaving Gallery on Galisteo Street is again carrying our wearable line. They have a beautiful selection of our handwoven jackets, coats, vests, and shawls. We are so thrilled to be back in Santa Fe’s premier wearable art venue.

Located in the heart of downtown Santa Fe, New Mexico, The Santa Fe Weaving Gallery features textiles …read more »

Western Lifestyle from Modern Arabian Horse Magazine

You don’t need to have saddled a horse to understand the lure of the western lifestyle. So be sure to check out the Spring issue of Modern Arabian Horse Magazine for “Scottsdale Modern,” where you’ll find the work of some of the west’s most talented designers, including our jackets and throws.

Included in this collection are our short western cardigan in “Solana” (page 86) and “Brio” …read more »

Announcing Flash Sales at Gretel Underwood.com!

We’re pleased to announce a new feature at Gretel Underwood.com: Flash Sales on select clothing, throws and pillows! Like all our work, each item featured a Flash Sale is one-of-a-kind, which means quantities are limited to only the exact piece shown on the page. But these limited offers also come with special pricing, so make sure to take a look! Click here to shop our …read more »

Congratulations on ten years of success in Santa Fe

Congratulations to Pandora’s in Santa Fe on their tenth anniversary! We are happy to have been with Pandora’s for all of those 10 successful years, where they’ve carried our throws, pillows, and scarves in their beautiful bedding store.

Barbara Lenihan, co-owner of Pandora’s, was recently interviewed by the Santa Fe New Mexican about the growth of her business here in Santa Fe. She has also has …read more »