Introduction to Palestinian Tatreez

Arts, Language & Culture


Take part in Joanna Barakat’s Palestinian embroidery, or Tatreez, workshop where she introduces the history of this traditional practice that has been preserved through generational exchange.

  • In the workshop, the instructor will demonstrate how this ancient form of textile weaving has shifted and changed over time, in both technique and meaning.
  • She will present diverse, contemporary interpretations of Tatreez, and teach you how to cross stitch different regional Palestinian motifs.
  • At the end of the workshop, participants will leave with a new understanding of Palestinian embroidery and an additional skill set that they can practice and develop over time.
Skill-up Programs
11 February - 11 February 2023
AED 60
  • All ages
Program capacity: 15 participants

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