Classes & Events

Jewish sewing class

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:

matzah cover sewing pattern
Make a Passover Matzah Cover!
Sunday, March 11, 11AM-1PM
At Beetle and Fred in Beacon, NY.
The matzah fabric makes this cover fun enough for the kids’ table and cool enough for the adults’ table.
Register online at Beetle and Fred.
Printable flyer for your organization.

embroidery class Beacon New York
Holiday 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 ClassCell 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 2017 Drawn Thread Embroidery WorkshopOpen 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