Meet your tour guides

Barb Alexander

Tour Leader

Barb A vacation to Bali in 1999 changed my life!

As I prepared to retire from policing I had no intention of starting a business. After meeting a talented batik factory owner in Bali, though, I realized his fabulous quality and designs needed to be shared with sewers in the US and Canada. For 12 years we designed batik together, which I sold through my business The Batik Butik.

Many of my fabric customers asked me to share my knowledge, sources and connections in Bali, so in 2011 after selling The Batik Butik, Bali Fiber Tours was born.

Cheryl, my close friend of 40 years, and I love meeting like-minded women and showing them the best of Bali.  Join us!



Cheryl Joyce

Co Leader

CherylI’m a former Home Economics teacher, retired police officer and most recently an ESL facilitator/tutor who loves to travel. I fell in love with Bali, the Balinese and their culture on my first visit, and I’ve returned annually ever since.

An avid walker and shopper, frequent Balinese spa visits for massages keep me in shape while there. My latest goal is to learn the language.

As a former sewer, my dream is to begin anew with my stash of Balinese batik and ikat. A new sewing machine and serger are ready for the task … soon.