My name is Nazmiyeh Saleh Darwish, I am 52 years old from Naama , Safad Palestine and I live in burj al Shamali camp in south Lebanon. I am Married and I have 4 kids they go to university and schools. One of them is about to graduate from high school.

I barely have a sometime for myself but if I do I like to spend it walking and doing my visits to family and friends. One of my favorite hobbies is to walk on the beach.

At first I saw the Palestinian embroidery when I was at my cousin’s house for a day and her older sister’s friend brought, and it just amazed me with the colors so I started getting books and learning how to do it, and if I had the chance to have older friends and sisters would correct me and teach me something new.

 

I Love how the Palestinian embroidery is different from the rest of the world since for each color and pattern belongs to a certain area in Palestine and certain events. I love to teach little kids and other women so the tradition stays alive.

 

Tatreez is a lot of fun, what can I say? New friends new activities, financial support and a new family!
I would love to be able to open a workshop to teach kids after school and women during the day.
Tatreez is a lot of fun, what can I say? New friends, new activities, financial support and a new family!