Deposit for Intensive Backstrap Weaving Week, December 11-15, 2023

UPDATE April 2023: Offering an add-on for Sunday, December 17th to visit the Chichicastenango market. Email us to hear more.

//This is a non-refundable deposit to reserve your spot for the Intensive Backstrap Weaving Week held from December 11th - 15th, 2023. If you have any questions, please contact Mari at Deadline to sign up is June 30th, 2023. Wondering how to compare the different itineraries? See our blog post. //

Have you been wanting to get into the nitty gritty details of backstrap weaving? Spend a week learning from master sister weavers Doña Lidia, Doña Zoila, and Doña Blandina from San Antonio Aguas Calientes! 


Happening December 2023:

Monday, 11th: Introduction and warping at Doña Lidia's home in San Antonio Aguas Calientes. This is all-day and includes a home-cooked meal.

Tuesday, 12th: Set up your loom in our central Antigua studio garden. Morning only.

Wednesday, 13th: Continue to set up your loom and/or practice plain weave. Morning only.

Thursday, 14th: Advance at your own pace! Plain weave? Brocade? Up to you! Morning only.

Friday, 15th: 

Advance at your own pace! Plain weave? Brocade? Up to you! Morning instruction, lunch together with teachers in town.

This is a small-group offer for personalized attention! Min 2 pax / Max 4 pax.
$575 per person. 


What's included? 5 days of instruction with all materials and snacks. Two lunches also included, as well as transport to and from Antigua and San Antonio Aguas Calientes. This is a workshop-only package.

We include a printed Antigua Guide with our favorite restaurants and stores for you to explore on your own. If you would like further assistance with recommendations on where to stay, etc. please book a call with Mari


NOTES: Exact itinerary details will follow via email. Morning instruction from 10am-1pm at our central Antigua studio. Instruction will be in Spanish and English. This is an excellent opportunity to practice your Spanish! The remainder of the payment is due on September 1st, 2023.

Questions? Ask Mari at

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