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Indigo Lion Pause: Dye, Bead, + Thread

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

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. 

This time we’ll be taking a glimpse behind the scenes in Laos with their natural dying process, the unique inlay bead weaving technique of the Katu, and the magical finger work in the supplementary weft weaving of the Tai Dam. 

When we went back to Laos earlier in the year, we learned more about their traditional techniques and processes. Journey with us again, this time through photos and stories and textiles. We’ll be sharing their exquisite textile accessories and accents for you to hold and get close and discover for yourself how another place, another people, and another way can inspire you. 

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. 

Space is limited to facilitate a small group setting.

$15 per 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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