Above the Fray: Traditional Hilltribe Art
2141 Crest Dr.
Eugene, OR 97405
Contact person: Maren Beck or Josh Hirschstein
Above the Fray leads small-group tours for textile enthusiasts to visit with and learn directly from traditional textile artists in hill tribe Laos and Vietnam. The cultural venture offers hands-on workshops led by regional, independent experts in their own villages including: wax resist batik, hemp processing, indigo dyeing, Hmong and Yao embroidery, silk reeling, natural dyeing with silk, cotton processing and ikat tying, Lao/Tai silk weaving, and Katu backstrap weaving.