Here’s a sneak peek of some of the gorgeous Pwo Karen blouses that came down from the mountains earlier this week. They are hand-woven on traditional back-strap looms and come from several Pwo Karen villages in Sop Moei District. These blouses are worn by married women only and are as unique […]
Traveling to and from Mae Tola and Thi U Lu where we do most of our weaving is a long journey on a rutted dirt track that winds its way through the mountains of Sop Moei District. These spectacular views were taken early yesterday morning, traveling back to Mae Sariang.
They are finally back in stock – 100% Bouclé Silk Scarves, now in two sizes! The silk is spun in Switzerland and has a lovely sheen and weight to it. Choose from colours that we have carefully selected and hand-dyed for this limited edition collection: Black, Indigo, Blue, Tangerine, Red and White. Available […]
9 Nov – 2 Dec, 9.30 am – 5 pm except for Sundays Promotion items include: Green check fabric bags with rattan, washed canvas and leather details. Available at a special price during this promotion! Mini mats and narrow runners – mix and match from a large stock of unusual and […]
New Chenille cushions in the Chiang Mai shop! These cushions are inspired by the intricate and time-consuming chenille tufting that decorates the lower portion of a Pwo Karen unmarried women’s tunic. The tufts of thick cotton thread are inserted by hand during the weaving to form the pattern. These cushions are perfect for a large […]
New Turban-weave Tapestries coming soon to the Bangkok Shop!
Brighten up a dull sofa with these playful cushions inspired by Pwo Karen clothing and jewelry! Currently available in coral red and midnight blue with colorful swirl-pattern stitching. More colours coming soon to the Chiang Mai shop. Dimensions: 40 x 40 cm
Searching for the perfect bag? Check out our latest collection of nine different styles in natural hues of green and blue. Choose between rattan details, leather trim or a simple tote. Available in the Chiang Mai shop. More bags coming soon!
Visit our Bangkok shop and choose you own colourway from a palette of 20 colours. We will weave the textile and make a bag only for you! Promotion Period: 9 June – 10 July, 2011Open everyday from 9.30 – 17.00, except Saturdays You can order a variety of products in […]
This May we are exhibiting a small collection of hand-quilted wall hangings in our Chiang Mai shop. These hangings are the work of Eva Danker, a part-time resident of Chiang Mai. Eva has worked with us at Sop Moei Arts for the past three years, designing many of the items […]
It is not often that Sop Moei Arts closes its Chiang Mai and Bangkok shops, but every year during the Thai New Year we do. This year we took the opportunity to take our staff up to the mountains where we work, visiting the textile and basket weavers in Mae […]
Come visit us at the Chiang Mai Fest! 8-10 April 2011 3 Kings Monument, Chiang Mai, Thailand Sop Moei Arts will be located in the Chiang Mai Arts and Cultural Centre on the second floor as part of the Arts Exhibition. Artists featured in this exhibition are: Somluk Pantiboon, Doy Din Dang Pottery Water Painting […]