Indigo dyeing

Indigo finished product

Visit to a weaving village

Ikat weaving

Shopping for ikat fabric

Tjap batik

Tjanting on silk

Silk painting

Shopping for notions

Cooking school

Bali Fiber Tours

Experience a personalized tour of the “the island of the gods”…Bali!

facebookIcon2Join fiber-and-fun-loving women in the tour of a lifetime. Maximum 10 guests.

Experience the fascinating centuries-old textile techniques that have made this Indonesian island famous. This textile tour includes these hands-on activities and more:

There’s much more to Bali than just the fabulous textiles.  You’ll experience the culture and flavors of Bali meeting the artisans and getting right in on the design process with hands-on workshops. Learn about your tour guides and the tour details.

Imagine 14 days in a textile and tropical paradise! You’re going to love it!

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Both spring 2018 tours are now full 

Tour #1 - April 14 - 28 (14 days)  - Full

Tour #2 - May 5 - 19 (14 days) - Full

Tour #3 - A special tour for our previous tour guests only

(Dates to be confirmed for October 2018)

The cost for the land-only portion of this two week guided tour will be $4200 US per person based on shared accommodation. Single supplements (non-shared rooms) are *possibly available* for an additional $1200 US per person.  A non-redunable deposit of $1500 US is required to secure a place on the tour.  The balance owing is due 60 days before the tour begins.  See the Tour Details page for more information on how to indicate your interest.

Thank you.

Barb Alexander and Merit Travel Group


Anyone interested in weaving, batik or fabric painting would be wise to go to Bali with Barb, who has spent 12 years doing business and learning the culture of this remarkable place. Your appreciation of fiber art will increase a thousand-fold. The trip was fantastic from beginning to end!

Sandra Betzina

Author, sewing instructor, Web-TV host and owner of Power Sewing