When you first open the project book from Sew Jewish, you won’t believe how much detail is packed into the pages. A mix of traditional and modern styles, these 18 projects range from beautiful home decor to meaningful pieces that are integral parts of Jewish holidays.
Maria Bywater, the creator of the award-winning site Sew Jewish, provides all the patterns, step-by-step instructions, and even historical background for every sewing project in the book, all presented in bright colored photos and crisp illustrations. There is even a chapter on basic techniques for beginners.
In the Shabbat and Holidays chapter, you will learn how to create your own challah or Passover matzah covers, assemble adorable Hanukkah dreidel game kits for the kids, and create many other must-haves for these Jewish events.
It seems like there is always a wedding or bat/bar mitzvah ahead. For the next one, make a delicate bridal veil, kippah, tallit, or even a huppah for the participants. Not only will this save money for the celebration but handmade pieces are always more meaningful on these special days.
Besides decorating for the holidays, this book also provides so many projects that would make the perfect gift for a Jewish relative or friend in joyous occasions, like weddings, births, housewarmings, or to celebrate other achievements.
The stunning and delicate applique designs, wearables, and decor paired with the simple sewing techniques and styles within these clear tutorials mean that anyone can create one-of-a-kind projects that will be treasured for years to come.