Category Archives: hamsa

Hamsa with pomegranates

Here is the hamsa I’m working on. I wanted to see how small I could cut the fabric with an Xacto knife. I think this is the smallest I can cut. It was rather frustrating to work on. However it … Continue reading

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I’m teaching my hamsa class again, 7/23!

I’m teaching my class Exploring the Hamsa again on July 23 in Berkeley from 10 AM – 1 PM. It will be at the new quilting studio, Hello Stitch. Here is a link to get you to the sign up … Continue reading

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Eight 12 x 12s finished or almost finished

For the April meeting of my 12 x 12 group, we brought in everything we’ve done since we started in Sept. This is the half way point for the group. I’m fairly pleased with my progress. My goals for this … Continue reading

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The two classes I’m teaching!

Join me for two Lehrhaus classes:  Beginning Israeli Folk Dance, and \ or Exploring the Hamsa- A Hands on Workshop At the JCC East Bay-1414 Walnut St, Berkeley, CA Preregistration required. Go to http://www.lehrhaus.org $36/$18 JCC members for either class. Beginning Israeli … Continue reading

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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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New hamsa

I made this one because my Tree of Life hamsa sold! The 12 x 12 show is still up at Bay Quilts http://Www.facebook.com/BayAreaQuilts/  until 12/28, but someone bought my hamsa, and now there’s a blank space where it used to be. … Continue reading

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I’m teaching a class on making hamsas!

I’m talking to Lehrhaus about teaching a three hour class on making hamsas. It will be in Berkeley in the spring of 2017. Leave me a comment if you want an email as soon as the date is confirmed. Here’s my … Continue reading

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Auditioning background fabrics

I’m taking 2 classes from Jacquie Gering http://www.tallgrassprairiestudio.blogspot.com/  in a couple of weeks, through EBHQ . I’m auditioning background fabrics for both classes. The first class is called Precision Lines. I know I want to insert orange strips as the lines, on … Continue reading

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Tree of life hamsa finished except for beads.

Here it is, with the binding on. I’m planning to put a bead in each of the triangles on the bottom. It is 12″ x 12″ so this is my first one for the new 12 x 12 group in … Continue reading

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