The Tentmakers of Cairo are coming to Canberra as part of the “Windows to the World” event, celebrating the Centenary of Canberra.
The Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt will be open on the weekend of 28-29 September, between 10 am and 3 pm, with the work of the Tentmakers on display, as well as lectures and demonstrations. Bookings for the lectures and demonstrations can be made through Windows to the World.
As well as this, the Tentmakers (Hany El Sayed and Ekramy Hanafy) will be at the Friendly Friday meeting on 27 September, between 10 am and 12 noon and at the evening meeting on 3 October where they will give a short talk. At both these meetings small pieces of work and two publications will be available for purchase (Cash or Card only).
The Tentmakers are also conducting workshops for Canberra Quilters on 30 September, 1-3 October. These workshops are booked out.
Sponsors for these events include Bernina, Jenny Bowker, Clare Ayling, Canberra Quilters and the Egyptian Embassy.