Sikka 2023: Slow Stitching

Ended - Saturday 25 February 2023

Natalya is a designer, artist and workshop facilitator with a degree in Fashion Design from ESMOD International. A decade in the fast-fashion industry sparked a desire to shift away from industrial mass-production, igniting a fascination for the imperfections of handmade craftsmanship. Her practice is driven by backstories and takes the form of labour-intensive artisanry, paying tribute to a technique or material. Through her company Glitches & Stitches, Natalya is a regular contributor to entities such as Dubai Design Week, Jameel Art Centre and Alserkal Avenue. She runs several events such as Dubai Craft Jams, Embroidery Club. Natalya is a member of Tashkeel.

Schedule:

Date: 25 February 2023

Time: 2 - 4 pm

Capacity:

20 spaces left

Location:

Tashkeel Al Fahidi, House 10

Open to the public.

Registration Deadline:

21 November 2022

Embroidery Thread hands landscape

Drop-in and join Tashkeel member Natalya Konforti for a communal stitching session. Slow Stitching treats needlework as a meditative, stress-relieving practice. Needlework practitioners of all levels and mediums including embroidery, quilting, hand sewing, crochet, cross stitch, punch needle and macramé are invited to stitch together to create a communal banner which will be hung in the Tashkeel Courtyard. A great opportunity to seek advice, swap recommendations, and meet like-minded textile enthusiasts.

Opening Hours

Tashkeel Alserkal
Gallery, Unit 26, FN Designs, Alserkal Avenue
Sun-Thu 10am – 7pm, Fri 9am–12pm
(closed Saturdays & public holidays).

Makerspace, Unit 89, Alserkal Avenue
Sat-Thu 10am – 7pm
(closed Fridays & public holidays).

Tashkeel Nad Al Sheba
Nad Al Sheba 1
Temporarily closed for renovation


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