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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
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 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 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 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:

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:

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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