Like many of the other Ock Pop Tok weavers, Ms. Kesone learnt how to weave at the young age of 7 by observing her mother do it at home. Her favourite weaving technique is tapestry work but she also really enjoys the Chock method. She calls the other Master Weavers her “second family” as they are very close and help each other as soon as someone needs support. She hopes with her weaving that she can educate and help guests understand the effort and time it takes with the pieces and why the prices are a bit higher for truly Fair Trade products. She plans to pass down her weaving to her daughter. She hopes that Laos will continue to be famous for textiles, so that tourists can come here and support their craft.

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