House of Lawe – Conserving Tradition and Social Enterprise for Weaving Craft, from Yogyakarta

Lawe is a community social enterprise that transform traditional handwoven into functional product through women empowerment. Lawe was supported by The GEF-SGP to initiate women groups of batik artisan using natural dyes. House of Lawe introduces the women groups near Merapi mountain to create their specific batik products using natural dyes that can be found near their surrounding. Their specific natural dyes are using coconut coir and jack fruit tree bark. Lawe initiates craft class, a technical skill workshop that free given to the ones who interested and have a commitment to follow the classes. House of Lawe gives a technical skill to make crafts include the material for learning. House of Lawe already held the craft class in workshop, in a campus and in one of participant house.  Each class will be held around 3-6 times.

This time, House of Lawe is doing project about “Weaving for Life” that uses fashion approaches and collaborates with three young designers from Yogyakarta. Sounding the voices of women in eastern part of Indonesia through up dated designs by using local woven. Woven clothes tells a story of the spirit of women who want to keep growing along with their local knowledge. This movement is expected to become a collective property, the collective voice of women from eastern Indonesian who care about the local and environmentally-friendly culture. There are may uniquely handmade weaving product here in the form of bag, accessories, craft, apparel, home decor, pouch and wallet.

Visit the showroom of “House of Lawe” to get the latest style of the bag and other weaving products. Otherwise, the shop also already to supply various models of bags, pouch and wallet, such as; sling bag, handbag, backpack, patchwork bag, hobo bag, shopping bag, shoulder bag, and many more.

Amri Museum and Art Gallery
Jl Prof DR Ki Amri Yahya no 6, Yogyakarta 55253
Phone: +62 274 558517


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