Textile Experience at Living Crafts Centre

Half Day

  Luang Prabang

Half Day

Textile Experience at Living Crafts Centre

  Luang Prabang

Discover the ins and outs of Lao textiles on this engaging half-day tour of the Living Crafts Centre in Luang Prabang. Observe the weavers on traditional looms, learn about the intricate processes of silk production and get the chance to hand-dye fabric before rounding off the trip with a refreshing drink at a riverside cafe.

Tour Highlights

  • Experience a hands-on class and learn to dye fabric with natural dye
  • Watch as the skilful weavers create intricate textiles on traditional looms
  • Enjoy a refreshing cocktail overlooking the lush riverside

Inclusions

  • Air-conditioned transfer
  • English-speaking guide
  • “Silkworm & Natural Dye” (2.5 hrs) workshop in the morning or afternoon
  • Two cocktails and four canapes

ITINERARY

DAY 1

Textile Experience at Living Crafts Centre

DAY 1 - Textile Experience at Living Crafts Centre

Dive into the world of textiles on this visit to the Ock Pop Tock Living Crafts Centre. Meaning “East meets West” in Lao, the social enterprise aims to empower local, and predominantly female, weavers by providing a platform to sell their hand loomed textiles and earn a sustainable living.

Experience a captivating morning or afternoon and observe the skilful weavers as the fabulous textiles with distinctive patterns are woven on traditional looms. Learn about the processes involved in silk production, from silk worms to the finished fabric, and understand the cultural and artistic value of the textiles. Continue with a hands-on class and get the chance to dye scarves or have a go at spinning and weaving.

Finish the tour with a cocktail and some snacks at the centre’s peaceful café with stunning views of the Mekong River. Before leaving, spend some time perusing the beautiful and detailed products at the flagship store and maybe pick up a special memento of this immersive experience into Laos’ heritage.

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