Pretty Patterns from Islamic Textiles: Part 2

Salwar Kameez illustration by Ayesha Gamiet 2010 Just a little sneaky peek at an illustration that I have been working on recently. I’m not sure whether or not it’s finished yet – I may add a few more details to … Continue reading

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Pretty patterns from Islamic Textiles: Part 1

        Last week, I spent a day in SOAS library researching textiles from the Islamic world. I’m working on a project which involves looking at traditional Islamic textiles, then re-interpreting the patterns to create my own designs – I hope to post … Continue reading

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More photos from Abu Dhabi

Last week, I was in Abu Dhabi again, delivering another series of workshops at the Islamic textiles exhibition in the Emirates Palace.  I have written a previous post on the exhibition and the work that we have been doing in … Continue reading

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A week of teaching in Abu Dhabi…

Advert for the Islamic Embroidery exhibition at the Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi.  It’s been a l-o-n-g time since my last post! I’m really sorry for the delay, but I’m blaming it on the volcanic ash cloud from Iceland! We were … Continue reading

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