She trained in Fine Art in the USA, graduating from Syracuse University, New York (1968) before working with Archie Brenan at the Edinburgh Weavers Workshop (1971). In 1975 she took up weaving full-time, originally concentrating on woven portraits and figures.  Gradually moving to more abstract subjects for her tapestries.

In Cornwall Bahouth worked with Sue MARSHALL as a Craftworker in Residence, taking on workshops and teaching at Poltair School, St Austell, and Tolcarne CP and Infants Schools. They also exhibited in the NAG Craft Work exhibition of 1988. (NAG Exhibition notes).

Latterly she has taken up mosaics and her exciting, colourful work can be viewed on her website. Her home is in rural Somerset.