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Ikat weaving in Laos

For as long as I can remember I’ve wanted to try my hand at weaving. Having watched weavers at their looms many times, the process always seems shrouded in mystery, and also rather magical!

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Living Crafts Centre
Rachna Sachasinh

Our Shops Get a Makeover

This summer, we did some spring cleaning! Creative design, up-cycling materials. new signage, plus healthy teamwork resulted in fresh, open spaces that make our textiles look even better!

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News & Events
Rachna Sachasinh

Walk the Talk:
Sustainable Solutions

We talk about being sustainable, but are we “walking the talk”? Being eco-friendly means buckling down, asking the right questions, making good decisions, implementing sustainable solutions and sticking to them.. even when it’s difficult.

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OPT Partners
Hilary Kilpatric

Lao Teen Girls Project

Women’s empowerment is a core value of our organization, so this year we chose to partner with Lao Solidarity and their Lao Teen Girls Project.

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OPT Partners
Hilary Kilpatric

Capacity Building Workshops in Myanmar

In February, Ock Pop Tok was invited by the Asian Development Bank to help with a poverty reduction project focused on building the artisan industry in Mon State in Myanmar.

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News & Events
Hilary Kilpatric

Heritage Protection: The Asian Experience

Cultural heritage is central to our work at Ock Pop Tok so we were honoured when Veo was invited to participate in the conference “Heritage Protection: The Asian Experience” held by the Siam Society’s regional office in Bangkok Thailand January 25-26, 2019.

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Village Weaver Project
Madison McClintock

Xiang Khouang Village Trip

In December, the Ock Pop Tok production team took a trip to visit one of the groups involved in our Village Weaver Projects in Xiang Khouang province.

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News & Events
Madison McClintock

The Magic of the Festival of Lights

I’m pretty sure I picked (unconsciously!) the best time of year to be working with Ock Pop Tok! Hi! My name is Madison McClintock and I’m a filmmaker/visual artist from the U.S. working with Ock Pop Tok for four months.

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News & Events
Joanna Smith

Weavers’ Trip to Vietnam

When asked about their dreams, the weavers all unanimously state, “Travel!” And last month, they had this opportunity! At the beginning of July, the weavers and Jo, our co-founder, travelled to Vietnam, visiting Hanoi, Halong City, and Halong Bay.

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