Narutal Dye

Get your hands dirty!

An introduction to silkworms and silk types, students have a hands-on experience with natural dye preparation and create 3 natural dyes using plants directly from our home-grown garden (just like the Lao have done for hundreds of years!)

Choose from one of the two options of products to make yourself and take home. Colours and patterns are customisable for all items!

Morning

Duration : 9 am – 12 am
Price per person : $43Cotton Napkin(35cm x 35cm)

Afternoon

Duration : 1 pm – 4 pm
Price per person : $43Cotton Napkin(35cm x 35cm)

Silk Weaving

Make your own Lao weaving

Learn the intricate art of Lao weaving on traditional floor loom with one of our resident master weavers. Our weavers and a knowledgeable guide help you create your own weaving.

Morning

Duration : 9 am – 12 am
Price per person : $43Silk Placemat(40cm x 50cm)

Afternoon

Duration : 1 pm – 4 pm
Price per person : $43Silk Placemat(40cm x 50cm)

Full Day

Duration : 9am – 4 pm
Price per person : $63 (incl. Lao Weaver’s Lunch)Silk Scarf(40cm x 100cm)

2 Day

Natural Dye + Weaving
Duration : 9 am – 4 pm
Price per person : $99 (incl. Lao Weaver’s Lunch)Silk Scarf(40cm x 100cm)

3 Day

Natural Dye + Weaving
Duration : 9 am – 4 pm
Price per person : $144 (incl. Lao Weaver’s Lunch)Ikat Silk Scarf(40cm x 180cm)

Hmong Batik

Learn Hmong Batik from the master!

Work alongside the legendary Grandmother Mae Thao Zu Zong, our resident Hmong Batik master. Learn about Hmong culture while creating your own ax resist design on hand-loomed hemp. Only available Monday to Friday.

Morning

Duration : 9 am – 12 am
Price per person : $43

30cm x 45cm hemp piece

Afternoon

Duration : 1 pm – 4 pm
Price per person : $43

30cm x 45cm hemp piece

 

2 Day

Duration : 9 am – 4 pm
Price per person : $99 (incl. Lao Weaver’s Lunch)

30cm x 120cm dyed hemp piece

Full Day

Duration : 9am – 4 pm
Price per person : $63 (incl. Lao Weaver’s Lunch)30cm x 80cm hemp piece

Bamboo Weaving​

Weave Bamboo in a treehhouse!

Bamboo is central to daily life in Laos. Learn about the many types and uses of bamboo and create your own souvenir from baskets to everyday tools. 9 am -12 am or 1 pm - 4pm

Morning

Duration : 9 am – 12 am
Price per person : $24

Afternoon

Duration : 1 pm – 4 pm
Price per person : $24

Full Day

Duration : 9am – 4 pm
Price per person : $38 (incl. Lao Weaver’s Lunch)

Village Weaver

Discover different Lao Ethnic Group Traditions!

The Village Weaver Projects are a series of initiatives that create economic opportunities for artisans in rural locations. With this class, you can learn about Laos and some of its ethnic groups through their artisan traditions. More specifically about 3 distinct ethnic groups who participate in our Village Weaver Projects as you create 3 small crafts to take home.

2 Hour

10am – 12pm  or  2pm – 4pm
Price per person : $28Bracelet, Keychain, Tai Lue Dream Catcher(size varies)

Family Tye-Dye

Something different for the entire family to enjoy!

Our special half-day family dyeing class includes preparing natural dyes using the plants from our garden and following the traditional Lao recipes. Then, tie-dye a t-shirt using a variety of patterns.

3 Hour

9am – 12pm or 1pm – 4pm

1 Adult + 1 Child : $57
Extra Adult, Price per person : $35
Extra Child (11 and under), Price per person : $26Cotton Shirt(S/M/L/XL)

Combination Class

The best opportunity to discover Laos through textiles!

Combine any of 2 of our half day offers for a full day of experience! Great for those who want to learn a little bit of everything and are unable to pick 1 full day activity!

For this day you will also be able to take home any of the crafts created in any of the half day classes.

Ex. 1/2 Day Natural Dyes + 1/2 Day Silk Weaving

Full Day

Duration : 9am – 4 pm
Price per person : $63 (incl. Lao Weaver’s Lunch)

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