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Insij program aims to teach and transfer the art of traditional AlSadu Weaving and it’s related artistic skills to future generations by providing workshops that serve to build new textile artists and AlSadu weavers in Kuwait.

Insij Workshops​

These courses target those interested in arts and handicrafts in general and those interested in traditional weaving methods in particular, offered to people aged 18 years and over.

The courses are divided into 5 levels as follows:

:Level (One)

Learning Flat Weave

Learning Dhalla Pattern

After completion of the course the student will be able to do the following:

  • Warping: stretching the yarn for the specific pattern.

  • Preparing the loom and attaching the heddles.

  • Weave the flat weave and the Dhalla pattern.

  • Produce two woven pieces with the mentioned patterns.

:*Level (Three)

Dhurus El-Khail pattern

Ragoum technique and pattern

After completion of the course the student will be able to do the following:

  • Warping: stretching the yarn for the specific pattern.

  • Preparing the loom and attaching the heddles.

  • Weave the Dhurus El-Khail pattern and the Ragoum pattern.

  • Produce two woven pieces with the mentioned patterns.

Requirements: Completing Level 2

Level (Two)*:

Hubub pattern

Aein pattern

 

After completion of the course the student will be able to do the following:

  • Warping: stretching the yarn for the specific pattern.

  • Preparing the loom and attaching the heddles.

  • Weave the Hubub pattern and the Aein pattern.

  • Produce two woven pieces with the mentioned patterns

Requirements: Completing Level 1

 

 

:*Level (Four)

Midhkhar pattern

Uwairjan pattern

After completion of the course the student will be able to do the following:

  • Warping: stretching the yarn for the specific pattern.

  • Preparing the loom and attaching the heddles.

  • Weave the Midkhar and the Uwairjan pattern.

  • Produce two woven pieces with the mentioned patterns.

Requirements: Completing Level 3

Level (Five)*:

Shajarah pattern

After completion of the course the student will be able to do the following:

  • Warping: stretching the yarn for the specific pattern.

  • Preparing the loom and attaching the heddles.

  • Weave the Shajarah pattern.

  • Produce one woven piece with the Shajarah patterns.

Requirements: Completing Level 4

Course fees and materials:

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Courses held:

Courses are held in the morning shifts on Sundays and Tuesdays from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm

And an evening period on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm

The distribution of the courses is as follows:

Level One:

Group 3 Morning:

19,21,26,28 Sep. 2021

 

Group 4 Evening:

20,22,27,29 Sep. 2021

Group 5 Morning:

10, 12, 17, 19 Oct. 2021

Group 6 Evening:

11, 13, 18, 20 Oct. 2021

Group 7 Morning:

24، 26، 31 Oct. 2021

2 Nov. 2021

Group 8 Evening:

7, 9, 14, 16 Nov. 2021

Group 9 Morning:

21, 23, 28, 30 Nov. 2021

Level Two:

Group 2 Evening:

25, 27 Oct. 2021

1, 3 Nov. 2021

Group 3 Evening:

8, 10, 15, 17 Nov. 2021

Level Three:

Group 1 Evening:

22, 24, 29, Nov. 2021

1 Dec. 2021

Location:

The courses are held in person at Sadu House.

 

 

Number of students for each group12 students

 

 

Diwaniya of weavers:

On the sidelines of the INSIJ program, a monthly diwaniya will be held in the presence of at least two female weavers. All female members of the previous and current INSIJ courses are allowed to attend the diwaniya for free in order to review their skills, display and share their production of Sadu pieces and exchange ideas among those interested in this craft.

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