expertise

The 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.

The Insij Program targets individuals with a general interest in arts and handicrafts and those interested in traditional weaving methods in particular, offered to people aged 18 years and over. 

Course Levels

Level One
تعلم نقشة النسيج المسطح
Learning Dhalla Pattern​

بعد الانتهاء من المستوى الثالث تتمكن المتدربة من:

  • 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 Two
تعلم نقشة الحبوب
تعلم نقشة العين

بعد الانتهاء من المستوى الثالث تتمكن المتدربة من:

  • 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

المتطلبات: اجتياز المستوى الأول*

Level Three
تعلم نقشة ضروس الخيل
تعلم نقشة الرقم

بعد الانتهاء من المستوى الثالث تتمكن المتدربة من:

  • 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.

المتطلبات: اجتياز المستوى الثاني*

Level Four
تعلم نقشة المذخر
تعلم نقشة العويرجان

بعد الانتهاء من المستوى الثالث تتمكن المتدربة من:

  • 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.

المتطلبات: اجتياز المستوى الثالث*

Level Five
تعلم نقشة الشجرة

بعد الانتهاء من المستوى الثالث تتمكن المتدربة من:

  • 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.

المتطلبات: اجتياز المستوى الرابع*

Course fees and materials:

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:

الموقع:

تقام الدورات في (بيت السدو).

Number of students for each group12 students

INSIJ Diwaniya:

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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