Oregon Tatreez & Tea Teaching Series: Happy Valley Library

Location: Happy Valley Library 13793 SE Sieben Park Way Happy Valley, OR 97015 Dates: Lecture, February 6, 2018 -- 3:30-5:30pm Workshop, February 7, 2018 -- 3-6pm Workshop, February 10, 2018 -- 3-6pm Workshop Registration: All events are free and open to the public. The lecture does not require registration. To register for the workshop, please [...]

Oregon Tatreez & Tea Teaching Series: Ledding Library Pond House

Location: Ledding Library of Milwaukie The Pond House 2215 SE Harrison St. Milwaukie, OR 97222 Dates: Lecture, February 7, 2018 -- 7:00pm Workshop, February 10, 2018 -- 11am - 2pm Workshop Registration: All events are free and open to the public. The lecture does not require registration. To register for the workshop, please contact Robert [...]

Workshop in Portland, Oregon

Introduction to Palestinian Tatreez Embroidery November 17, 2017 1-4pm PST Address: Bonnie Meltzer's Studio 9124 N Mckenna Portland, OR 97203 Eventbrite tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/introduction-to-palestinian-tatreez-embroidery-tree-of-life-tickets-38735999417 Instructor: Wafa Ghnaim In this 3-hour workshop, students will learn how to embroider, Palestinian style! You'll learn traditional embroidery stitches, image transferring techniques, and how to develop your own style. Motif Focus: [...]

(9.27.2017) Workshop at Tatter Blue Library in Brooklyn, New York

Traditional Palestinian Embroidery Participants will learn how to embroider a traditional Palestinian embroidery motif, using the cross-stitch technique, to create a small wall-hanging to frame. The workshop will be hosted by Wafa Ghnaim, and will focus on the preservation of the indigenous, endangered art of Palestinian embroidery. The workshop is centered on her new digital [...]

Author Q&A: Palestine in America

Reviving Palestinian Culture in the diaspora through Tatreez March 29, 2017 Written By: Carlos Khalil Guzman 0 Comments Culture Tags: Growing up in the diaspora, every refugee and immigrant quickly learns that the history taught in the west is one that suits the narrative of colonization and forced displacement. Palestine and the Nakba is no [...]

Book Review: The Electronic Intifada

Keeping tradition alive in the diaspora Marguerite Dabaie The Electronic Intifada 26 July 2017 Tatreez & Tea: Embroidery and Storytelling in the Palestinian Diaspora by Wafa Ghnaim (2016) It seems fitting that Tatreez & Tea – a self-published book primarily focused on Palestinian artistic heritage and passing the knowledge on in written form – was authored by a woman who, [...]