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Beth El Synagogue Torah Mantels, 2010

In 2009, Beth El Synagogue in Durham, NC commissioned me to make five Torah mantels, or coverings from clothing and kippot, donated by the congregation. Members of the congregation string-pieced some of the materials for the project during a one-day … Continue reading

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Torah Mantel Front Panels

Follow my process re-posts of the Beth El Synagogue Torah Mantels. November 19, 2009 The first two front panels were originally one full mantel, but it took so long that the project was going over budget. I decided to cut … Continue reading

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Torah Mantel #1

Follow my process re-posts of the Beth El Synagogue Torah Mantels. October 26, 2009 I like the way it’s coming out but I’m surprised the piecework is going so slowly. Only about a third of the composition will be visible … Continue reading

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Patterns with Kippot

Follow my process re-posts of the Beth El Synagogue Torah Mantels. October 22, 2009 Drawings: Arranging shapes (lots of fun): Reality – things change quite a bit when the design gets sewn together: End of day shot:

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Beth El Piecework & Vivid Colors

Follow my process re-posts of the Beth El Synagogue Torah Mantels. October 20, 2009 Many hours spent cutting and piecing 1/2″ to 1″ strips from clothing donated by congregation. Also mixing prints with solid silk shantung that was purchased for … Continue reading

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String Piecing Beth El Materials

Follow my process re-posts of the Beth El Synagogue Torah Mantels. October 16, 2009 Strips are cut irregularly without a ruler from Beth El clothing and silk shantung purchased for the project, 1″ to 1/2″ wide. I’m making sheets of … Continue reading

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Inspired by Beth El Kippot

I was inspired to make Torah mantels from kippot donated by the congregation at Beth El Synagogue. Continue reading

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