Welcome, Angels

Welcome, Angels

Who doesn’t love angels, those ethereal creatures who mediate between heaven and earth –between the spiritual and physical worlds. Angel imagery in Jewish needle crafts goes all the way back to the first official Jewish sewing project: the Tabernacle that the Israelites built to house the Ark of the Covenant. In front of the Holy … Continue reading

Sparks of Inspiration

Seeing Stars

My focus on Jewish sewing often has me seeing stars —Stars of David, specifically– where I don’t think they’re intended. I do double-takes on floor tile patterns, carpet designs, wrought iron fences, and fabrics. Especially fabrics. Here are some fabrics that I think you’ll agree do good impressions of Stars of David and would make … Continue reading