Red Dao Sewing Workshop

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Embroidery is one of the special trades of the Red Dao. They acquire silk thread and cotton fabric from other local tribes and use these materials to make their traditional embroidered clothing. In this way, the local minorities rely on one another. You will learn to use traditional fabrics, patterns and techniques. 


  • Immerse in the culture of silk and embroidery 
  • Learn to create a small piece and learn about the fabrics, threads and symbols
  • See the picturesque mountain village North of Sapa


  • 8:30-9:30 departure to Sapa.
  • Arrive at Ta Phin (traditional Dao village) where you can see the daily activities of the Red Dao and Black Hmong minority tribes’ groups.
  • Go pass Sapa market on the way to your host home where you’ll prepare the threads and begin the lesson.
  • Enjoy a local lunch, freshly prepared and using village ingredients. 
  • Observe a silversmith crafting traditional jewellery. 


  • Fabric, threads and material for your lesson
  • Lunch at a local village home. 
  • Bottled water


  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Personal expenses
  • Food & Beverage not included in the program

Additional information:

  • Not wheelchair accessible 
  • We recommend you wear appropriate casual clothing.
  • Please advise if you have any specific dietary requirements.
  • This activity will have a maximum of 5 participants.
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