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Weave own unique fabric

Alexandros , Greece

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Experience hosted by Aggeliki

3 hours
Includes drinks, equipment
Up to 2 people
Hosted in Greek, English

What you'll do

In my workshop there are three traditional looms and materials for weaving. I will teach you how the loom works and with my help and guidance you will weave your own work that you will be able take with you. Υou will choose materials from the existing ones in the workshop, or you can use your own.

Aggeliki's commitment to safety

This host committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19-related safety and cleaning guidelines—including adhering to social distancing guidelines, practicing good hygiene, and ensuring that all participants wear a mask.
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What's included

  • Drinks
    cool refreshments
  • Equipment
    All the tools and materials you will need are provided
From $57
/ person
Sat, Feb 13
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
$57 per person
$57 per person

Meet your host, Aggeliki

Host on Airbnb since 2017
  • 4 Reviews
  • Identity verified
Ι am a founding member of a group of women working to preserve tradition in textile art. Ι've been working at this for the past 6 years. Ι mainly use recyclable materials and on my loom, Ι weave bags, rugs, scarves and clothing...
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Where you'll be

The workshop is located in the mountain village of Alexandros in the island of Lefkada in an old traditional stone house that hosts guests. It is a separate space with a different entrance. The natural environment as well as the architecture of the village are of great interest to those who want to explore the "heart" of the island.

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 4 reviews.

Lafina
July 2020
We had a fantastic experience experience weaving on traditional Greek looms for a few hours in one of the oldest villages in Lefkas. Aggeliki was a great host showing us a short documentary about the history of the loom before proceeding to teach us to weave. We created our own little rag rugs in beautiful colours! The session was fun and very therapeutic, I will definitely return. Thanks Aggeliki!
We had a fantastic experience experience weaving on traditional Greek looms for a few hours in one of the oldest villages in Lefkas. Aggeliki was a great host showing us a short do…
Lambrina
August 2019
A must do when in Lefkada! Amazing experience really friendly local environment and an amazing workshop in a picturesque village! Couldn’t ask for more 👍
Pija&Marko
August 2019
Wonderful experience for all who are looking for an authentic, local, engaging activity. Aggeliki is a wonderful, kind and friendly, host and a very patient teacher. Warmly recommend, would do it again.
Sara
August 2019
Aggeliki is a very welcoming person, her home is like a treasure cove, with fabrics and threads and recycled materials, and the superstars ar the centre of the room: her looms. After teaching you the basics, she will tutor you and then let you weave “free”, using the threads as your own brushes. With Aggeliki weaving seems so relaxing and taking home your own fabric is so satisfying!
Aggeliki is a very welcoming person, her home is like a treasure cove, with fabrics and threads and recycled materials, and the superstars ar the centre of the room: her looms. Af…

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Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Guest requirements

Up to 2 guests ages 10 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.