Instructor: Audrey Ducas  

Weaving is a deep part of culture across Central America and communicates identity, heritage, and ideological beliefs. This workshop offers an introduction to weaving techniques, structure and designs found across Mexico & Guatemala. Students will use individual frames to explore and create woven samples.

Class materials included [$75]

Date: Wednesday, September 20
Time: 6:30–8:30 pm
Location: 171 Elizabeth Street, NYC
Reserve your spot: Eventbrite registration

Instructors: Denise Maroney & Wafa Ghnaim

This workshop will introduce the history, motifs, symbolism, and technique used in embroidered textiles from the Levantine region & North Africa, with a focus and technical instruction on Palestinian embroidery, led by Wafa Ghnaim. 

Class materials included. [$75]

Date: Friday, September 22
Time: 6:30–8:30 pm
Location: 171 Elizabeth Street, NYC
Reserve your spot: Eventbrite registration

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Instructors

Denise Maroney is the founder of Casa Beyt Home. Denise received her MFA in Textiles from The Rhode Island School of Design, and has worked in both Lebanon (Bokja Design Studio) and in Guatemala  (The Mitchell Denburg Collection).

Wafa Ghnaim is an American-born Palestinian businesswoman, writer, and artist. Her book project, titled “Tatreez & Tea: Embroidery and Storytelling in the Palestinian Diaspora”,  was digitally published on Amazon, Nook, and iBooks in November 2016.

Audrey Ducas is a Portland-based fiber artist, agent, and design consultant. After earning a Master's degree from ENSCI Design Institute in Paris, she moved to NYC where she built her career at Lori Weitzner Design, while traveling to work with weavers in Guatemala and Mexico.