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Monthly Archives: November 2014
Hamsa Chai is our Latest Stitched Hamsa
Hamsa, otherwise known as a hand amulet for good luck, is a luck symbol in many religions. This Judaica piece has the word “Chai,” which means life in Hebrew, stitched in the center. The rope/stem stitch gives the border a 3D effect. Buy the canvas or the kit at judaicaneedlepoint.com. This stitched sample is not for […]
More on Stained Glass Designs
The stitching is perfect on this classic stained glass design. This customer wanted shades of blues, greens, and yellows. All “girlie” colors were omitted. This tallit bag was built out, or finished with a velvet border to enlarge the tallit bag. The background was stitched with DMC #939 dark navy, so the stained glass colors […]
Tefillin Stained Glass with the Star of David
Shmuel S. is celebrating his bar mitzvah this year. He loved the tefillin stained glass design, but we needed to incorporate his long name into the design. His dad used his prior experience as a graphic/marketing designer and came up with this brilliant concept. Shmuel’s grandmother then stitched the tefillin bag. Mazal Tov to Shmuel!
Camel Tartan Plaid Tefillin and Tallit Bags
Thanks to our talented customer, Erica B., we have this gorgeous tefillin bag stitched in a camel tartan plaid. I admire the preciseness of her stitching. The results are rich and classy. This design is available in tallit, tefillin & yarmulka canvases. Gavriel Chanan (that’s the name stitched in Hebrew) is one lucky boy!
Same Idea, Different Results
This is it. The navy and copper challah cover banner style that I referred to in the last post. It is finished in copper and navy ultrasuede. It is stitched in the diagonal hedge row stitch in DMC perle cotton #3 alternating with Kreinik medium braid #16 060. It’s fascinating how the same idea can […]