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Pomegranate Guild > Pioneer Valley Chapter Crafts with Recycled Kippot

by Barbara Sanofsky - President
Pioneer Valley Chapter

The kipot projects were really fun! We traded kipot and learned the trick to "disassembling" them and putting them back together. Our women made Torah covers for while the Torah was at rest, challah covers, tallit bags and Passover reclining pillows.

Now, we're on to needlepoint, which surprisingly, only two of our members do! Ethel Marcus offered to prepare all the materials needed. I copied the sheets I had used when teaching it at the Home Information Center years ago, and we all dove into either a Star of David or a Hamza on 18 mesh canvas with perle cotton 5.

Above, one table prepares its needlepoint canvases. In the photo below, Ethel Marcus (left), instructor for the project, gives directions to Marge Kramer and Dayna Nadelman.



Above, Dayna Nadelman shows off the challah cover made with kipot.
In the photo below, Marge Kramer shows off her tallit bag made with kipot.



Above, Tina deMeza shows her challah cover made with kipot.
In the photo below, Barbara Sanofsky shows her Passover pillow made with kipot.

Originally Posted: December 28, 2004
Last Updated: August 1, 2010

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