Silk Weaving Class

Silk Weaving Class

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Learn from our masters!

Start with an introduction to silks, dyeing and weaving techniques. Each student is assigned a loom — a guide and a weaver will help you learn the art of weaving.

You will get to take home the product items at the end of the class. Silk colours can be customised!

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We can accommodate any schedule:

Half Day Silk Weaving Class

Schedule:

Daily: 9am – 12pm or 1pm – 4pm
Price: 378,000 LAK (approx $41)

Example Silk Placemat (40cm x 40cm) of what you will make:

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One Day Silk Weaving Class

Schedule:

Daily: 9am – 4pm
Price: 552,000 (approx $60)
lunch included

Example Silk Scarf (40cm x 100cm) of what you will make:

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2 Days Natural Dye and Silk Weaving Class - The full experience!

Schedule:

2 Full Days: 9am – 4pm
Price: 872,000 LAK (approx $101)
lunch included

This class starts with a morning of selecting colours, gathering plants, and the preparing natural dyes using the traditional Lao recipes. Then you dye 3 silk skeins or cotton napkins to take home! After lunch in our Silk Road Café (included in the price) each student gets their own loom. Together with the support of one of our master weavers, you will spend the next day and a half weaving your own silk scarf. This class offers great insight into both weaving and dyeing!

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

Examples of what you make:

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3 Days Natural Dye and Silk Weaving Class

A true weaving master class!

This class offers the opportunity for students to explore the techniques used in Ikat weaving. The class involves wrapping the silk and natural dyeing process of the weft threads, which render the pattern, followed by weaving your own Ikat Scarf (180 cm) to take home. 

Colours and patterns are customisable!

3 Full Days: 9am – 4pm
Price: 1,264,000 LAK (approx $146)
lunch included every day.

Example Ikat Silk Scarf (40cm x 180cm) of what you will make:

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