Palestinian tatreez embroidery is a centuries-old folk art, traditionally passed from mother to daughter over a cup of tea. Wafa Ghnaim, author of Tatreez & Tea, will talk about the meaning and personal stories behind different Palestinian embroidery motifs and on preserving, documenting and sharing this folk art and storytelling tradition for future generations.
Learn to embroider Palestinian style! Ms. Ghnaim’s talk will be followed by Tatreez & Tea embroidery workshops on Saturday, February 24, at Murray Dodge Hall, Princeton University. Learn traditional embroidery stitches and image transferring techniques. Workshops and materials are free. No prior needlework experience is necessary.
Workshop #1: 11am-2pm Workshop #2: 3-6pm. Register at bit/ly/tatreez224 or visit princetonmiddleeastsociety.org for more information.
All events are free and open to the public.
Co-sponsored by Office of Religious Life at Princeton University and Princeton Middle East Society.