Category Archives: hamsa

Two quilts finished!

This is the small healing quilt I just finished. I’d like to make a larger one, and maybe add more embellishments, like embroidery and tassels to the bottom. I have a lot of ideas for another healing quilt. I’d like … 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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Really? A hamsa air freshener?

In Mount Vernon, Wa I found this hamsa shaped air freshener. I’m amazed that hamsas have become this mainstream. Not only that, but it has rainbow stripes on it.

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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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Look at all these hamsas!

My friend the hamsa expert in Israel sent me this photo of an exhibit of “Khamsas,” at the Museum for Islamic Art, in Jerusalem. it’s there right now. Unfortunately I’m not there to see it.

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Hamsa class this Sunday!

I’m teaching my Hamsa class again this Sunday in Berkeley at the JCCEB, 1414 walnut St. Here’s a link to sign up: https://catalog.lehrhaus.org/course/2018/winter/A150-BJ/  There is still lots of room in the class, but enough have signed up so that it … Continue reading

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12 x 12 show opening

Here I am at the opening of the 12 x 12 show last Sunday. All the quilts to my right are mine. This year everyone could have up to eight of their twelve pieces in the show. Thank you to … Continue reading

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Stenciled bag

I found an old canvas bag, and stenciled both sides. The hamsa stencil was made from the freezer paper left over from designing a 12 x 12 hamsa. The mandala was a raizelech or snowflake, also cut out of freezer … Continue reading

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Video of me!

Here’s a brand new video of me teaching you how to make a paper-cut hamsa. https://www.bimbam.com/paper-cutting-hamsa/ There are two more videos coming soon.  

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