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Brahms Mount co-brand with sweetgum™

Custom throw New England

Brahms Mount co-brand with sweetgum™

Brahms Mount is a Maine textile mill that creates heirloom quality throws on powered antique shuttle looms.  Continuing in the long tradition of textile weaving in New England, Brahms Mount is known for the high quality throws and blankets they weave.  The Master Weaver is in charge of the looms and production.  I took this video below of a sample being made of a custom throw I designed.  The machines are big and loud but oh so cool. Watching the shuttle shoot back and forth is a David Macaulay sort of experience... remember his book "The way things work"?  Watching these old machines...

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