A Collapsible Hoi An Souvenir
You will notice Hoi An lanterns best at night. Hoi An people believe that hanging lanterns in front of their house brings luck, happiness, and wealth to the family. Do you want to make your own awesome handmade souvenir lanterns.? Let’s join our lantern making class.No Skill required, Just have fun.
To start, you will take chance to taste the traditional Vietnamese tea and enjoy the various flavors of tea during the lantern making lesson.
Our Lanterns are made of silk and bamboo and come in many shapes such as lotus, diamond, sunrise, sunset. Obviously, you are wondering who makes these lovely and creative lanterns.
Our answer: “They are made by you!”
We provide the bamboo that forms the base of your frame; you do the rest. Your instructor will show you how to make your lantern from the first to the last step and how to make your own Hoi An lantern. We provide beautiful silk so that you can choose your own color pattern, and design.
Take this interesting course in lantern making from a helpful professional.
Once completed, these lanterns are easy to fold, carry, or put in your luggage. Take an original, enjoyable, hand-made souvenir home from your visit to Hoi An.
Package Options :
Step 1 :Sign 12 bamboo stakes and attach them with wire threads.
Step 2 :Shape the stakes into either a sunset or sunrise form.
Step 3 :Insert the bamboo stakes into a hanger. Tighten the wires.
Step 4 :Secure the stakes with thread.
Step 5 :Select silk.
Step 6 :Apply glue to 4 stakes. Let dry until tacky.
Step 7 :Set silk on stakes and carefully stretch silk. Once silk is correctly positioned, press the silk onto the glue.
Step 8 :Repeat silk application until the lantern is covered.
Step 9 :Cover the top and base of the hanger with strips of silk.
Step 10 :Select a tassel for the base of the lantern.
Step 11 : Practice how to open and close your lantern and stowed in your luggage to be brought home
The Express Class starts from Step 5 where you select the silk you want to wrap aruond the pre-tied bamboo stakes.
Address Class: Provided after booking
– Welcome Drink of Vietnamese traditional tea
– Instruction on making Lanterns
– Your final Lantern
– A Special Gift from Hoian Handicraft Tours
– Course Instruction led by Hoi An Craftsmen
– English language Steps to Lantern Making