This class starts with a morning of selecting and preparing natural dyes for the 3 colored skins each student will make and later take home.
After lunch in our Silk Road Café (included in the price) the afternoon will be spent weaving with one of our master weavers. Each student is assigned a loom, a weaver and a guide to assist them in completing their own two-colored place mat.
Lao's wonderful textile tradition, beautifully presented by knowledgeable staff in beautiful surroundings as well as a great learning experience through classes makes Ock Pop Tok & Living Crafts Center a must in Luang Prabang. Their mission, to preserve Lao's extraordinary textile tradition, fair trade, and empowerment of women while presenting beautiful and high quality products is a wonderful...
The free tour of the silk weaving workshop was really great. Very informative and the guide's English was brilliant. The shop is lovely and has plenty in the way of gifts for people back at home. We also had lunch on the restaurant and the western dishes we had well absolutely delicious. We would very highly recommend this place.
A Laos based social enterprise, we are an award winning textile organisation that works with local artisans to sustain the living culture that is Lao textiles. Meaning ‘east meets west’, Ock Pop Tok offers visitors of our Living Crafts Centre an immersive and authentic experience, with the opportunity to participate in one of our many classes. Discover the secrets of silk weaving, Hmong batik drawing, natural dyes, and bamboo weaving. Guests can also stay in the beautiful Mekong Villa and dine in the garden setting of the Silk Road Cafe.