Classes & Events

Join us for these Sew Jewish classes and events!

To inquire about hosting a class or event, contact the Jewish Book Council’s Speakers’ Bureau or email me at maria.bywater {at}

Latest dates listed first:

Jewish sewing workshop matzah cover
Make a Matzah Cover!
Spring 2018 – Date TBD
Make your own matzah cover and learn the basics of machine applique.
Beetle and Fred fabric shop, Beacon, NY
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Dove Embroidery Class
Dove hoopla
Sunday, December 3, 2017 1-3PM
Join us for a Sunday afternoon of relaxing stitching and create this little dove, perfect for holiday decorating. No prior embroidery experience needed.
Beetle and Fred fabric shop, Beacon, NY
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Facebook Live: All about wedding chuppahs
Sunday, Oct 29, 11:30-Noon EST
Hosted by The chuppah is a deeply traditional element of the Jewish wedding ceremony, and also one with a great deal of flexibility as far as what style you use, which makes it a great opportunity to make the ceremony your own. See a replay on the Facebook page.

Beginner Sewing ClassSewing class: Cell phone sleeping bag
Sunday, October 22, 2017, 1-3PM
A pouch to stash away your phone for some screen-free time.
Beetle and Fred fabric shop, Beacon, NY 12508
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Beacon Sukkah Project Sewing in the sukkah drawn thread embroidery 2017Open to the Sky: The Beacon Sukkah Project
Sukkot 2017
Beacon Hebrew Alliance, Beacon, NY
Inspired by the festival topic “Open Spaces,” a workshop on drawn thread embroidery.

tallit workshop challah cover workshop Sew JewishJewish embroidery class Jewish Federation of Greater Orange County