Here at Sop Moei Arts we like experimenting with new materials from time to time. Our new collection of scarves are woven in Sop Lan and feature a yarn made of 30% yak hair and 70% cotton on a silk warp. The subtle gray yarn allows the bright […]
Due to the Songkran Holiday here in Thailand our Chiang Mai shop will be closed April 12-16. The Bangkok shop will be closed April 10-16. Both shops will re-open on April 17.
Here’s one of our latest variations on the Karen blanket stripe theme. A palette of warm colours that make lovely rustic cushions. Why not mix and match with our larger chenille cushions for a contemporary ethnic look!
Here’s a sneak preview of a new collection we’re working on with artist Chris Chun. The cushion collection features Pwo Karen tattoos silk-screened on linen with a silk backing – perfect for brightening up any sofa. Check back soon to see more additions to the range!
This spring we’re inspired by bright orange, pomegranate and lime green!
The beginning of March has found us busy! Construction is finally underway on the new weaving center in Khong Phung. Several women are already weaving for us here and more are waiting to join once the weaving center is finished. Read more about the Khong Phung project here
Add a splash of colour! Our latest collection features a range of products using Pwo Karen ethnic textiles: patchwork cushions and tapestries made from Pwo women’s blouses and handwoven table runners straight off the back-strap loom!
New embroidered cushions made with Vietnamese diamond pattern fabric. This textile is inspired by patterns from traditional clothing used by the Garai people who live in the central highlands of Vietnam. Available in the Chiang Mai shop while stock lasts.
New wall hangings in the Chiang Mai shop in icy shades of blue. These were woven in Khong Phung, where we are currently building a new weaving center.
Our latest collection of silk scarves from Sop Lan are finally in the Chiang Mai shop!
Visiting Thi U Lu, one of our weaving centers in Sop Moei District. Thi U Lu is the village where we first started weaving textiles in 1988. It has since grown into the largest of our weaving centers, employing many women who weave on a full-time basis. The village is still […]
Although Sakura Season is still a ways off, we’re already in search of the perfect pink! Check out our latest additions to the wall hanging and pom-pom throw range in the Chiang Mai shop.