Natural Silk Dyes Class

  • Destinations: Luang Prabang
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Type: Daytrips

The Natural Dyes Class is an introduction to silkworms and silk types. In this class, students have a hands on experience with natural dye preparation and complete 3 color dyes. At the end of class you will take home 3 dyed silk skeins. Many of the natural dyes used are grown in their garden.

Lao textiles are internationally renowed for their quality and patterns. Recently international designers have discovered this and started working with Lao textile motives and materials. A well known example is American designer Carol Cassidy.