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A New Way to Satisfy Your Curiosity about Sewing

Curious.com Sewing enthusiasts who want to try their hand at making Judaica have a new online resource: Sew Jewish’s Maria Bywater just became a teacher at the online learning site Curious.com. The site was launched just last year, and it was named one of Time’s top 50 websites. We’re kind of excited they invited us to set up a learning space. You’ll find three Sew Jewish video tutorials on the site now, with patterns and resources linked right in the video space. We’re also planning a series of all new videos just for Curious.com, and we’ll let you know when they’re up. Take a look at what’s at the site now:

how to sew a challah coverHow to Sew a Challah Cover
Put your basic machine sewing skills to use with this lesson from Sew Jewish on making a challah cover. Learn how to make informed fabric and trim selections, stitch technique, and discover helpful tips to make a polished, professional-looking design. This is a fun, simple project that will keep your challah covered in style. See it at Curious.com …

How to Sew Tzitzit Holes in a TallitHow to Sew Tzitzit Holes in a Tallit
This simple DIY lesson takes you through the necessary steps to create professional-looking tzitzit string holes in your tallit. All you need is your home sewing machine. The technique demonstrated here works well to make any kind of reinforced hexagonal hole in fabric, for instances in which you do not have access to sewing machine that can make sewing circles. Curious? See it at Curious.com…

Machine Sewing Silk AppliquesMachine Sewing Silk Appliques
Ready to sew silk appliqués with your home sewing machine? This lesson helps you apply silk or polyester designs with tricot interfacing and a simple basting stitch to create anything your wild heart can imagine. Fashion patterns using stencils, scissors, and basic sewing machine skills. Sew Jewish demonstrates with pomegranate appliqués in this lesson, but you can apply the technique to any design you like! See the video at Curious.com…

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