Sadu House is launching its new program platform, called the Weaving Stories. Exhibition of Egyptian applique art marks the starting point in Weaving Stories program, envisaged to promote and celebrate textile stories from the region and beyond.
The Exhibition and Workshop displays the colorful and elaborate applique work that derives from the decorative wedding tents of the Mamluk, Ottoman and Khedive eras in Egypt. The meticulous stitches and elaborate designs take us back to the historical districts of Cairo and their beautiful monuments, carved domes, and facades.
This exhibition and workshop bring to Kuwait two professional tent applique masters, to conduct a two days’ workshop (October 22nd & 24th) and share their experience with the Sadu House enthusiasts. During the workshop, participants will be introduced to pattern design and their transfer on canvas, the folding and adjustment of cotton appliques and the hand-sewing technique in the style of the tentmakers of Cairo. Master kheyameya Hany Mahmoud will conduct the workshop.
Venue: Sadu House
Dates: 22-24 October, 2016
22nd October 2016 – Two workshop sessions will be organized. The morning workshop is 10am-1pm for 8 participants and the afternoon one is 4pm to 7pm also for 8 participants
23rd to 24th October 2016 – Exhibition at Sadu House
For further enquiries and to reserve your seats, kindly contact Sadu House [email protected]