Recent Explorations in Nepalese Textiles – a talk by Karen Haggis: Thursday 22nd October, 6 – 7.30pm 2015

An introduction to the textile traditions of Nepal. Karen will be recounting from personal exploration, the weavers’ lives, further illustrated by use of video footage as well as photos of spinning, weaving and knitting with giant nettle ‘allo’ fibres, cotton ‘Dhaka’ weaving and ‘counted thread’ embroiderery made by the Atpare Rais of Eastern Nepal. Nettle scarves and Susi Dunsmore’s ‘The Nettle in Nepal’ booklet will be available for sale.


Karen Haggis and Nepalese Woman weaving textiles
Karen Haggis and Nepalese Woman weaving textiles


Call us on 0131 662 1612 or email to reserve your place. Tickets are £6 and refreshments will be served after the talk.

Karen’s talk will be repeated the following month on Thursday 26th November, 11am – 12.30pm.

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