Goal: In this workshop, the participants learn about Chadorshab weaving techniques, designs and motifs, and the weaving machine known as Pachal.
The master Chadorshab weaver explains about the weaving techniques while simultaneously demonstrating them on the Pachal machine. She also explains about the textile weaving motifs and their interpretations.
Required Tools and Raw Materials:
Threads as the raw material, Pachal machine and its parts.
Designs, Motifs and Their Philosophy:
Chadorshab patterns often include sea-flower or carpet-flower, chehel-cheragh (chandelier), tree, comb, sea-wave reflection or light from the sea.
Floor mat, blanket, tablecloth, chair cover, curtain, dress, wedding podium decoration, wearing around the waist, table runner, bedspread and in small pieces used for making handbags and purses, dolls, pencil cases, etc.