(05.06.2017) Youth Tatreez Workshop – The Arab American Family Support Center in Brooklyn, New York

Youth Tatreez Workshop
May 6, 2017

Address: Arab American Family Support Center
150 Court Street, 3rd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Wafa Ghnaim will be teaching the traditional Palestinian embroidery cross-stitch to youth, featuring basic motifs from her book, Tatreez & Tea: Embroidery and Storytelling in the Palestinian Diaspora, available for purchase on Amazon, iBooks and Nook.

Wafa and her sisters grew up learning the time honored folk art and tradition of embroidery from their mother, Feryal Abbasi-Ghnaim. Researching over thirty years worth of oral history interviews, recorded demonstrations, lectures, journal entries and photographs from her and her mother, Wafa documents, decodes and preserves the patterns, meanings and oral history of over a dozen traditional Palestinian embroidery designs passed on for more than four generations between women in her family.

This event is free and open to the public. No registration required.

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