Indigo Lion Pause: Explore Tai Lue Textiles from Laos

  • Studio Pause (at Rinker Community Center at Gates of Ballston) 4108 4th Street N, Second Floor Arlington, VA 22203 United States

PAUSE FOR WRITING AND CONVERSATION, INSPIRED BY HANDMADE.

What happens when you hold handmade craft in your hands. What will it inspire you to write?

This is what we’ll explore together, letting writing take us to memories, lead to associations, and create stories. 

We'll be focusing on the extraordinary textiles from the Tai Lue ethnic group from Laos. Discover motifs and patterns from unique weaving traditions and sense the indigenous plants that yield subtle natural colors and textures. 

The textiles, stories, and photos we’ll be sharing offers a glimpse into Laos village life, bringing you closer to inspiring women, nature’s gifts, and cultural expression both traditional and present.

SHOP HANDMADE
Which handmade textiles speaks to you? What conversations will it inspire? Take home the ones you fall in love with! All textile accessories and home accents will be available for purchase.

SHARE YOUR WRITING
We’ll be creating another book of “curating beautiful conversations”, a collection of all participants’ writings that weave people, experience, and expression together across cultures. 

JOIN US
Join us and others who love handmade textiles, or wish to explore it, in an evening of writing and conversation. 

Sign up below! Space is limited to facilitate a small group setting.

$15 for the session, payable at the door (credit card, cash, or check).

In collaboration with Studio Pause.

Parking available at Rinker Community Center. Nearest Metro is Ballson-MU on the Orange/Silver Line (14min walk).

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