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Indigo Cat

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Batik workshop

My wife and I enjoyed the 2 hour Batik workshop in Ta Van village with Mimi the mother of the... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2018
Fantastic Local Products

Visit Indigo Cat for fantastic local handmade products and crafts. Friendly and knowledgeable staff... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
Bunbury, Australia
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“batik class”(3 reviews)
Indigo Cat offers a huge selection of local crafts from Sapa area and North of Vietnam. All our products are made by hand and are of the best quality. Indigo Cat also runs a workshop and private trekking tours.
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034 Phan Xi Pang Street, Sapa, Vietnam
+84 98 240 36 47
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All reviews ta van village batik class beautiful gifts small bag no pressure to buy for sale great fun visiting sapa local women workshop fabric lesson textiles handmade skirt teacher blankets
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Reviewed 27 September 2018

My wife and I enjoyed the 2 hour Batik workshop in Ta Van village with Mimi the mother of the Indigo Cat textiles family. She was great fun and very skilled, we also got to keep the square piece of Batik fabric that we created...More

1  Thank SamM5696
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Visit Indigo Cat for fantastic local handmade products and crafts. Friendly and knowledgeable staff who really know their stuff as well. Well worth a visit.

Thank 51bill333
Reviewed 10 June 2018

A lovely little shop filled with beautiful things, all handmade- whether embroided or batik. I especially loved the fact that it is all local things and benefitting locals, and that all the things are really handmade. A lot of the stuff in the market is...More

3  Thank Flore N
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Everything here is beautiful and lovely. I wish I could afford to get all of them. The owner's very lovely with his story.

Thank ElizabethDang
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

After our 2 day trek in the villages near Sapa, my friends and I were searching for textiles similar to the ones we had seen for sale in the villages, but did not want to carry on our trek. This store had exactly what we...More

Thank Jessica H
Reviewed 19 March 2018

took time out from sightseeing in Sapa for some shopping and stopped at Indigo Cat. It's a tiny shop on a very busy street. The collection of handmade jewelry,purses, clothing and beaded strings with colorful birds is great- along with reasonable prices. No pressure to...More

Thank 4cheerysmile
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

We were in the Sa Pa area with our children (14, 12, 9) and we went to a batik class at Indigo Cat’s workshop in Ta Van village. The owner of the shop was the mother of our guide. She was a good teacher. Her...More

Thank TheTraveller314
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

When we arrived at the venue in the village for our batik class with Me, we were not greeted. However, there were three women there, and one was so drunk she could barely stand up. She turned out to be the designated teacher for our...More

2  Thank pkinbne2016
satoli, Guest Relations Manager at Indigo Cat, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

While I shouldn't spend more time for you, I think I have to clarify some points for our future guests. When I saw you I had directly a bad feeling. I knew that whatever we could do for you, you would complain anyway. Your teacher...More

Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Doing batik with Mimi was so incredible, it took me 3 and a half hours because I was slow (usually it should take about 2 I think) but Mimi was so patient and a great teacher. I loved the end result and Mimi was so...More

1  Thank Bec F
Reviewed 13 June 2017

When you get constantly followed by local women and showed different goods at, shopping at Indigo Cat was a welcome change. There is no pressure to buy anything. Long story short I bought a skirt and I love it but later I bought another one...More

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Gina H
31 October 2015|
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Response from satoli | Property representative |
Weaving is currently not available but I highly recommend you our batik classes which are a great success. You can get more information at our shop in Sapa. Please book one day in advance. Cheers.