Onion skin dye
One of Japanese cafe in Vientiane is helping us to pick up onion skin for using natural dyes.
About the onion skin dye , The onion skin need 2kg to dye silk yarn 1kg.
So we are welcome anyone who are interested to support us like this.
Thank you so much for your support us.
It's called Okera cafe in near the Thai consulate.
You can enjoy many kinds of teasty Japanese food and sweets in here with a relax time .
Our brochure was also putted on the shop to introduce natural dyes and weaving workshop.
We are really gratitude for your support and then we wish to be going to keep our activity.
About workshop and training.
Does anyone be interested workshop with natural dyed silk scarf and weaving at Houey hong centre?
Who wanna try to make your own design scarf, Sin(Lao traditional skirt) or something?
At this time ,
There are two Japanese students of natural dyeing and weaving training.
So we would like to introduce about workshop and training at Houey hong.
This student selected weaving workshop to make OBI ( Kimono's belt) by self.
Our staff set everything to weave for student, (＊Setting fee do not include in workshop fee.)
So, you can take weaving workshop on your schedule. → information more
Training is different way in workshop.
You will get Lao traditional weaving or natural dyed technique by training course.
This student are training about natural dyed.
It will start to learn about refining silk yarn first, ( It is the work that is necessary before dyeing it.)
and then you can learn how to dye with natural material. → information more
We can arrange in your workshop or training for what would you do.
You can feel free to ask about detail information, if you are interested.
We are challenging to do reproduction Lao traditional pattern skirt. We have purpose to keep these Lao weaving technique for the future.
It's from textiles collection in HO MOUNE THAENTAENG MUSEUM.
These Lao skirt by houeyhong's hand woven are going to show and sell in Lao Handicraft Festival at Lao-ITECC from October 26 to November 1.
We hope many people will come to see Lao traditional weaving and dyeing technique in this show.
SHIFU is one of Japanese weaving technique.
In Houey hong centre , this weaving tecnique is one of the main product to sell.
Specially, to combine Lao posa paper and Lao traditional different patterns and natural dyeing to make Japanese people traditional OBI to sell to them.
Centre has order to posa paper yarn with villager in Vangvieng.
This time, we could visit place of production a posa paper yarn.
The Lao posa paper weaving coaster is a original item by villager.
We also use Lao posa paper to weave table cloth and material to make bags etc.
The intention of our centre is to use new material "Posa paper yarn " to create a new wave in Lao weaving and to encourage to Japanese people to re-use their old culture of paper weaving.
My name is Noy. Houey Hong is my work, home and family, and I want to share what is created here.