Making a wedding chuppah that feels like home
Chuppahs / Weddings

Making a wedding chuppah that feels like home

Are you thinking about making a wedding chuppah? Earlier this summer InterfaithFamily asked me to write a guest post about chuppahs –the various styles, where to find one, and tips for making one– based on my work at Huppahs.com. InterfaithFamily, if you’re not familiar with the organization, provides Jewish resources for interfaith couples and families. … Continue reading

Need a Wedding Gift? Make a Challah Cover that Matches the Couple’s Dinnerware
Weddings

Need a Wedding Gift? Make a Challah Cover that Matches the Couple’s Dinnerware

Find yourself looking at any wedding registries lately? How about using that registry as inspiration for a unique, handmade wedding gift: a challah cover that coordinates with the couple’s china pattern? The cover can become a highlight of the couple’s Shabbat and holiday table decor, covering the two loaves of challah bread, for years. Start … Continue reading

Use Ribbon to Sew Favor Bags that Crush the Competition
Bar-Bat Mitzvah / Hanukkah / Holidays / Purim / Weddings

Use Ribbon to Sew Favor Bags that Crush the Competition

Planning a special celebration? You don’t have to settle for those ubiquitous plain organza favor bags. We’ll show you how to sew a set of unique favor bags using fabric ribbon. The ribbon’s pre-finished edges mean you can sew up a set of bags fast with just a few simple seams. For Hanukkah, fill them … Continue reading