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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 #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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