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SAITA

Saita

Handmade creations & loom-felt workshops

Come and get to know the traditional loom and felt with Lena Gerothanassis at the picturesque Zagorochoria region

Lena Gerothanassis | Saita

In Zagori is where I found the magic circle of sheep's wool processing as it was conveyed by the older women of Zagorohoria and to which I owe a lot! Their traditional techniques, their recipes, their helpful advice as well as the desire to create is the treasure that I carry and share every day

Learning from the tradition!

The shuttle (saita in Greek) is the tool that carries the thread across the loom weft yarn while weaving.
Like the shuttle, so do I go back and forth gathering experience and knowledge from the old and modern which I then weave into my own path …

The loom is what brought me here to the mountains of Zagori in my quest to find the “edge” and although time has passed by, already 12 years, I’m still here searching! Because only by searching one can discover …

In Zagori is where I found the magic circle of sheep’s wool processing as it was conveyed by the older women of Zagorohoria and to which I owe a lot! Their traditional techniques, their recipes, their helpful advice as well as the desire to create is the treasure that I carry and share every day.

Come and get to know the traditional loom and felt with Lena Gerothanassis at the picturesque Zagorochoria region.

Mobile: +30 6942 485213
email: saitalenas@gmail.com

 

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