Category Archives: hamsa

I’m teaching in person!

I’m teaching an in-person workshop! And it’s free (plus $5 for art supplies) Details below: Making a Paper-Cut Hamsa A New Lehrhaus workshop with Claire Sherman Free plus $5 for art supplies March 20, 2022- 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Masks and … Continue reading

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Last quilt of 2021 and first quilt of 2022

This quilt, which I’m calling, Hand-dyed Hamsa was my last quilt finished in 2021. The fabrics are all hand-dyed, from Laura Wasilowsky. This is the first quilt finished in 2022. I’m calling it Blue and White Hamsa. Both quilts will … 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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Continuing to add to my hamsa quilt

I had so much fun with the string blocks on the Lone Robin that I decided to add larger ones to this quilt. My question is what 4″ block to put in the corners? I was thinking of a liberated … Continue reading

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Auditioning triangles

Here’s the simplest option, above. Here’s another simple option. Now it’s getting complicated. Here are 4 different options. All are ombre fabrics. I only have a yard of each of these fabrics, so there’s probably only enough fabric for 2 … Continue reading

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Version number 3

I made a new hamsa block for the center. I combined what I liked the best from the 2 other versions. Here it is all sewn together. Now I need to decide what color the 4 triangles will be. Here … Continue reading

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On the other hand…

I’m trying to decide which version of this quilt I like better. If anyone reading this has an opinion, I’d love to hear it! This will be a double bed sized quilt, so it will get much larger. If I … Continue reading

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Medallion with Hamsa

This is the beginning of a quilt that I started working on, a week ago. It will be a medallion quilt, inspired by all the lovely round robin medallion quilts that friends are making in EBHQ and SFQG. I played … Continue reading

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Three hamsas done!

I just put the labels on these three hamsas for the Marketplace section of Voices In Cloth.This one is called Orange and Blue Hamsa. Bird Hamsa- note that it is asymmetrical and is both a hand and a bird. Kaffe … Continue reading

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What I’m working on for Voices In Cloth quilt show

Here’s a small quilt I’m calling House/Hamsa that will be for sale in the Marketplace section of Voices In Cloth. I’m thinking of adding some beads to it. This is a small mixed media quilt that i made about my … Continue reading

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