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رابطة توأمة نابلس دندي

Chickpeas and Raisins

An introduction to traditional Palestinian embroidery

A red embroidered bookmark

Chickpeas and raisins is the name of a popular Palestinian embroidery design as portrayed here. It is created with the simple cross-stitch characteristic of Palestinian designs.

Learning about embroidery and Nablus

This course was for people who wanted to stitch something different, whether an experienced or new stitcher. 12 people took up our offer of this embroidery course where they were invited to:

  • Learn about the role of embroidery in Palestine - past and present
  • Experience the key elements of traditional embroidery - stitches, materials, motifs, uses
  • Hear about our twin city of Nablus

Thursday 6th, 13th and 20th Nov 2014 1.00 - 4:00pm
Conference Room, Central Library, Wellgate

Embroidery group

group of people
Dundee Central Library, November 2014

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If you share our objectives we would love to have you as a member.

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Friendship and Understanding

We promote friendship and understanding between the people of Nablus and the people of Dundee.

Young people from Dundee and Nablus
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Friends of Nablus and Surrounding Areas

A Scottish charity which supports Palestinians in and around Nablus.



We provide speakers for local community groups. Several topics and formats available.

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