Loom Dancer Weaving Odysseys


"Uncommon Textile Journeys That Change Lives"

Specialists in Active and Special Interest Travel


Since 1992

We believe that travel is a gift.

lt is the catalyst to disintegrate barriers,

honor diversity and respect differences;

experiences that stretch the spirit as well as our artistic capacity

and foster a reverence for the infinite and

adaptable creativity of all cultures.

Weaving Together Epic Journeys with Hands-on Workshops


Guatemala's Woven Treasures March 2017

"Thank you for the most incredible journey I have ever experienced."  

~ Tari F.

"As always with Loom Dancer trips, we experienced fantastic organization, an outstanding destination, wonderful people on the trip, great accommodations and 'can't be beat' leadership!  Your are the BEST!"  

~ Sheelagh W.

Weaving Zapotec Dreams in Oaxaca

January 2017

"It was great to travel with you again. All I can say is that the trip was wonderful.  Everything was well and thoughtfully planned and executed.  

I can't think of a thing I would improve."  ~ Lucinda S.

"Thank you for an amazingly beautiful and peaceful trip."  ~Tari F.


"I totally loved Oaxaca and everything about it, espcially the people."

~ Dorothy R.

Scotland Highlands and Islands: A Wooly Adventure 

October 2016

"I have to give a presentation to my guild and I keep thinking there are not enough superlatives to describe the trip! ~ Mary M.

"I have to tell you that I am not usually one who goes on tours. That being said, I would follow Loom Dancer anywhere! Cari has a gentle spirit and a kind heart and I really had such a spectacular time. The group came together in such a loving and fun manner and everyone enjoyed being together."

~Michelle L.

Come explore the spirit of global fiber arts...

Spinning in Oaxaca

Here's just a sampling of our recent trips...

SAORI Weaving in British Columbia, August 2016

"You opened so many doors for me!!!!  I feel renewed inside!  

Thanks so much.  ~Julie F.

"Thanks for a lovely experience of weaving, local flavours and companionship." ~ Kathy L.

I learned so much from Terri and all the other weavers. And the schedule was just right. Plenty to do but sooo relaxing and plenty of time to refuel. Thanks again, Cari, for all you did to make this trip so great!  ~ Becky D.

I'm still high from the trip!  Loved every minute of it!  ~ Nancy B.

"I am still dreaming of everything. I don't know how you keep finding the oases in the world, but thank you for taking me on yet another life changing adventure. It has set me off onto new directions and journeys. "   ~Karen E.

The Enchantment of Peru, 5 Trips 2011 - 2016

"Peru was amazing!  The trips I take with you just keep on getting better and better."  ~ Kathy G.

"Loved every minute!  The thoughtful itinerary, careful selection of hotels, wonderful weaving experiences and cheerful, positive atmosphere made this a fantastic trip!

~ Martha D.

Loom Dancers at Machu Picchu May 2014

"Thanks for all your hard work in organizing this trip and managing all of us as individuals.  You made it look effortless. ~ Angela F.

"It was a wonderful trip. Every day was an inspirational learning experience with nice people."  ~ Suzanne M.

Guatemala's Woven Treasures, February 2016

We just had to share the backdrop scenery for our dinner in Guatemala!

"I have quite a bit of travel experience yet this trip will be one of a few which will always be extra special and meaningful.  Visiting weavers in their homes was to get beyond the surface of their lives."  ~Zsuzsa B.

Check out the scarves we wove in Guatemala, March 2016

Weaving Zapotec Dreams in Oaxaca  - 7 Trips 2010 - 2016

Natural Dyeing in Teotitlan, Oaxaca   January 2016

"I want to tell you how very much I enjoyed the Oaxaca trip.  It has been a dream of mine to weave in Oaxaca for about 20 years, and Loomdancer made that dream a possibility. Even though I usually organize my own independent trips, I'm pretty sure I would not have been able to plan and organize something like this for myself."

~ Dawn L.

Navajo Weaving in Canyon de Chelly: The Next Step

4 Trips 2013 - 2015

I can't thank you enough for the fabulous trip you planned in experiencing Navajo weaving and culture in the Four Corners area of the US. It was one of the most wonderful trips I have ever experienced and loved how it balanced hands-on experiences, as well as intellectual stimulation.  ~ Margie F.

"THANK YOU for a wonderful weaving odyssey in Canyon de Chelly!  I learned so much about the Navajo culture and weaving history of that region, as well as the actual weaving technique.  Cari's endless energy, positive attitude and problem solving ability made it a joy to be a part of the group." ~ Peggy L.

Knitting in Iceland, June 2015

"It was a wonderful trip!  Thanks for all you did to make it that way.  Such a great group!  Ragga, our knitting instructor, was wonderful and so, of course, was Iceland.  I would be interested in another knitting adventure!"   ~ Kim. P

"I am suffering PLETS--post letdown euphoric trip syndrome. 
This was a trip of a lifetime- loved every minute. 
Thanks for this experience.  Loved our group."  ~ Carol R.

Ireland, October 2014

Weaving with Margaret Cunningham at Glencolmcille Folk Village, Ireland October 2014

"Ireland was awesome!

Thank you so much for everything you did to make it wonderful!"

"As always, had a magnificent time and can't wait for the next one!!! "

~ Jon K.


Ravenstail Medicine Bags in British Columbia August 2013

"The program was delightful and the medicine bag a work of wonder. Thanks so much for your skillful coordination and upbeat atmosphere.

It was a delightful excursion."

~Martha D