Buy Recording : ONLINE SOOF EMBROIDERY WORKSHOP WITH DAYA BEN (WITH MATERIALS)
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ONLINE SOOF EMBROIDERY WORKSHOP WITH DAYA BEN
This workshop is now over and you can buy recordings
This was a two hour class for beginners and was conducted over Zoom and will be taught by National Award winning artist Daya Ben - adults or children above 8 years can join. The pattern we will be attempting to teach is the one shown in the image here which will be taught on the spare cloth that is being sent and in your own time you can attempt to do it on the stole that will be sent as well.
Materials that will be sent by us:
- Cotton stole (approx. 190 cm by 75 cm)
- Spare cloth on which we will practice the pattern
- Thread (3 colours, 1 each)
- Needle - 2
About the artist: Our Soof artist Dayaben Bi Dohat is a National award winning artist from village Tharad Shivner Society in Gujarat. She learned Soof embroidery from her mother when she was 10 years old. Soof work is done from the back of the cloth and it does not have any print or any drawing and the artists count each and every thread during the embroidery process. Earlier they used to do this for their own homes only. Daya ben tells us that this art of Soof has come from Pakistan and so has her family in 1971. Their art is over 400-500 years old and is also called Sindhi Kadhaai and used to be given as dowry for daughters weddings but now for the last 50 years their art is also sold in many markets like Delhi, Bombay, Calcutta, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Puna in India and also internationally in countries like Bangkok. She has also travelled internationally to England, France, Srilanka to promote Soof art and has also conducted many workshops in design schools like Nift and also taught many other artisans (more than 300).
We hope you can join us to support the arts and artists.
Terms and Conditions:
- This workshop has now been concluded and you can purchase the recording for this workshop to practice in your own time
- Recording will be accessible with the same email address that you signup with - we will send you a google drive link within24 hours of your purchase
- No materials will be included
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