Monthly Archives: January 2017

Official hamsa class announcement!

Join Claire Sherman for a workshop on paper-cutting, fabric appliqué, and the folklore of hamsas. Sunday, April 23, 2:00 – 5:00 pm at the JCC East Bay, 1414 Walnut St, Berkeley, CA $36 Register at www.lehrhaus.org   A hamsa is … Continue reading

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Disappearing hourglass quilt

This is what I’ve been working on. It’s four disappearing hourglass blocks, sewn together. I picked this version of disappearing hourglass because it makes my favorite eight pointed star in the middle. I’ll quilt it to emphasize the star. It … Continue reading

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Disappearing pinwheel arrow!

Here’s my latest disappearing block. I found it in this YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BFyLNGMEHrg. First, I cut it into nine equal parts. Since it was 12.75″ each cut was 4.25″ wide. Then I rearranged the pieces and sewed it back together. I … Continue reading

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First Chanukah quilt

I’ve never made a Chanukah quilt, so this is my first. I started it on January 1, which was the last day of Chanukah. I used the same fabric as the previous quilt. Someone asked me if it was hand … Continue reading

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