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dye experiments!

These are my dye experiments from two EBHQ workshops with Malka Dubrawsky from almost a month ago. I’ve been so busy with holidays that I never shared them. It was really exciting to work with soy wax resist for the … Continue reading

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Asheville hamsa class part 2

In the hamsa class I also taught them how to make royzelach (Jewish snowflakes that have a Magen David in the center) for the holiday of Shavuot. Royzelach is the word for roses in Yiddish. According to midrash when we … Continue reading

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Hamsa class at Beth Israel in Asheville, NC

While I was in Asheville visiting my sister, I taught a paper-cut hamsa class at Congregation Beth Israel. Here are some of the students’ work. The next two are from students who didn’t want their faces photographed.   Here’s the … Continue reading

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Process photos for Circular Rectangles

Circular Rectangles is the kind of quilt where you keep making units, without firm ideas about how to sew them together, and put them on a design wall. The blocks don’t get sewn together until the whole quilt is on the … Continue reading

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House shaped hamsa quilt

I took the hamsa I cut out in the fusible appliqué class I taught, and put it in an appliquéd archway. I think I’m going to wait until it’s ready to be quilted before stitching anything down. In this photo … Continue reading

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Fusible fabric appliqué i.e. Paper-cutting

I taught a fusible fabric appliqué class at Hello Stitch last Sunday. This was the first time I’ve taught this class as a fabric class and not a hamsa or paper-cutting class. I taught the basics of paper-cutting, but everyone … Continue reading

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Mini fused fabric class

I taught a one hour class on fusible collage at the Netivot Shalom retreat. I called it, “Fabric Collage without Sewing,” because it was so short, and because it was for people who don’t necessarily sew. I got a nice … Continue reading

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I’m teaching Fusible Machine Applique Aug. 4th

I’m teaching Fusible Machine Applique Aug. 4th at Hello Stitch Click here for more info, and to sign up. Here’s an example:   Aug 4 from 10:00 AM-1:00 PM At Hello Stitch Studio, 1708 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94703 I will teach … Continue reading

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Work from the Circular Squares & Rectangles class

Here’s some student work from the Circular Squares & Rectangles class that I taught at HelloStitch: These are both by the same student. The first is just 4 square blocks, and the second uses both squares and rectangles. Same thing. First … Continue reading

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I’m teaching Circular Squares on June 9th!

Circular Squares and Rectangles Improv Quilt Class At Hello Stitch Studio on June 9, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM, 1708 University Ave, Berkeley, CA  Sign up at www.hellostitchstudio.com or (510) 982-6549 This class explores curved piecing in both square and rectangular … Continue reading

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