Palestinian tatreez embroidery is a centuries-old folk art, traditionally passed from mother to daughter over a cup of tea. As a follow up to her Feb. 23 talk “Tatreez and Tea: Embroidery Storytelling in the Palestinian Diaspora,” Princeton University, author Wafa Ghnaim is offering two embroidery workshops on Saturday, Feb. 24
Learn to embroider Palestinian style. In the workshops, students will learn traditional embroidery stitches and image transferring techniques and about the meaning and personal stories behind the motifs. The workshops are free and all materials are provided. No prior needlework experience is necessary.
When: Workshop #1: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Workshop #2: 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Murray Dodge Hall, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
Co-sponsored by Office of Religious Life at Princeton University and Princeton Middle East Society.