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Threads Of Life

Batik Class

Time: 9.00—13.30, Thursday—Saturday
Price: Rp 550,000 per person. 10% discount for 2 or more people booking together.
Extra Rp 60,000 for home-cooked Bali lunch.
Included: This half-day class offers a hands-on experience of batik making and indigo dyeing, as well as a unique insight into the botany, dye processes and practice of Indonesia’s textile traditions. 
  • During a walk through the dye plant botanical garden, you will learn about the plants used by traditional weavers across Indonesia to make natural dyes.
  • During the class you will be taught to use the traditional batik tools of canting (drawing pen) and cap (stamps) using wax to create resist designs on cotton.
  • After you create your wax design you will apply natural indigo to create your patterns and learn how the indigo dye is made from the plants in the garden.
  • Threads of Life only uses sustainably sourced dyes either from our own gardens or from communities that are sustainably harvesting dye plants.
  • An optional, delicious, prepared-freshly lunch is available and will be served while your piece is having its wax removed and being dried. Order in advance when booking.
Age Limit: This class is not appropriate for children under the age of 12 years old.
Class Location: The class is held at the Threads of Life natural dye studio and botanical garden, 4 km from central Ubud.
Meet at 9 am at the Threads of Life gallery, Jalan Kajeng 24, Ubud: The class includes transfers before and after class between the Threads of Life gallery and the class location.
If you have problems meeting the transfer at the gallery or finding the class location if you are coming on your own, please call +62-81-1394-0881.
To Book by Email, contact and say what day and how many people you are booking for. We will confirm your booking by reply email.
To Book by WhatsApp, contact +62-812-3904-0293 and say what day and how many people you are booking for.
To Book in Person, visit the Threads of Life gallery, Jalan Kajeng 24, Ubud. 
Payment in advance is required to secure your place.
For Email and WhatsApp bookings, pay by bank transfer to:
Maybank Indonesia /  Ersania, PT / 2-195-091015
For in person bookings at the gallery, pay by cash or credit card at the gallery.