Backstrap Weaving Workshop in Panajachel

Backstrap Weaving Workshop:

  • Meet with your personal indigenous master weaver
  • Create your own scarf or wall adornment design by picking up to 5 colors
  • Stretch the thread around the warping board to create the design
  • Prepare the backstrap loom
  • Backstrap weave and keep your woven work of art

Time: from 9 am to 3 pm (flexible)
Price: for information about our pricing, please contact us.

Learn more about backstrap weaving here.

The artisans are paid a fair wage for their time and involvement in each of the activities. Proceeds support our social community programs. (Pricing includes a tax donation receipt for US citizens.)

Tours are in English and Spanish.

Included: Round trip transportation from Maya Traditions office to the community and typical lunches (vegetarian and vegan meals available upon request).

Tours are customizable. Homestay, private transportation, and other services can be arranged.