How to Make Beautiful Machine Appliques from Silk Fabric | Video Tutorial
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How to Make Beautiful Machine Appliques from Silk Fabric | Video Tutorial

This excerpt from the pomegranate atarah video tutorial focuses on the technique of making machine appliques from silk dupioni fabric. Spoiler alert: Use sheer fusible interfacing to back the appliques, and baste the appliques on to the background fabric before finishing the edges. The video walks you through the steps. Use dupioni silk when you … Continue reading

New Sewing Pattern in the Shop: Pomegranate Atarah for a Tallit
atarah / Bar-Bat Mitzvah / Patterns / Tallit

New Sewing Pattern in the Shop: Pomegranate Atarah for a Tallit

Our newest addition to the Sew Jewish Shop is a pomegranate-themed atarah (neckpiece) and corner pieces for a tallit. The pattern comes with step-by-step instructions and illustrations as well as lots of tips, so even beginning sewers can get great results. The pattern is available for immediate download at the shop. Maria Bywater is the … Continue reading

Introducing the First Pattern in the New Sew Jewish Shop
Bar-Bat Mitzvah / Patterns / Tallit

Introducing the First Pattern in the New Sew Jewish Shop

We’re pretty excited to open our new Sew Jewish Shop with this pattern for an atarah and corner pieces for a tallit. We’re calling the pattern King David’s Jerusalem, and it includes step-by-step instructions and illustrations. It’s available for immediate download in our newly launched SewJewish Shop. Maria Bywater is the author of Sew Jewish, … Continue reading

Here’s an Easy Way to Sew Tzitzit Holes in Your Tallit [Video]
Bar-Bat Mitzvah / Projects and Tutorials / Video

Here’s an Easy Way to Sew Tzitzit Holes in Your Tallit [Video]

When you’re sewing a tallit, making holes in the corners for the tzitzit strings can be tricky if your sewing machine can’t make eyelet circles automatically. We’ve come to the rescue with a technique you can use with any sewing machine. This video explains. It’s full of details and tips, so even beginning sewists can … Continue reading