A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: When you post a project, remember that you can always click the Modify button to edit the post and add additional information.
Total Members: 302,744
Currently Running With Scissors:
682 Guests and 20 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: 1 2 [3] 4 5  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Ani L'Dodi Anniversary Piece & Patriotic Angel -- Cross-stitch (pic heavy)  (Read 5375 times)
Tags for this thread: cross_stitch  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
McJulie-O
« Reply #20 on: July 13, 2008 08:18:41 PM »

The Ani L'Dodi Anniversary piece is exquisite, and stunningly matted. My hat is off to you!

And I love the Song of Solomon reference, too. Jews aren't the only ones who treasure that imagery, you know.  Cool
THIS ROCKS   Logged
kingfrancebald
« Reply #21 on: July 14, 2008 02:26:07 AM »

LOL when I saw the ani ledodi I got sliiightly confused & thought you meant I am for my uncle  Roll Eyes  Silly me. LOL. Very nice work.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
SkyyAngel
« Reply #22 on: July 14, 2008 04:22:38 AM »

That's gorgeous!

I have to ask tho <-- clueless

Is this like a wellknown symbol so that even non-Jewish people would enjoy?  Did the request this or is this just something a lot of pple like? Smiley  I'm sorry I just haven't ever seen this imagery or heard of the phrase Wink  thanks!

Well the Star of David is pretty well-known but I don't think the "ani l'dodi" phrase is as well-known as the star. But, as evidenced by the posts here, a lot of non-jewish folk have it engraved on wedding bands and such (come to think on it, FIL *does* have some hebrew on his wedding band, I wonder if it is this phrase... I've never asked). I personally had never heard of it until I came across this piece but I am rather fond of the sentiment behind it.

My inlaws didn't request it, I just saw it and *instantly* knew they'd like it. They're Christians and do a lot of missionary work in Israel so I guess that's why they're personally drawn to such things. They have a lot of jewish paraphernalia around their house (mezuzahs, menorahs, etc) so I knew it would fit right in. Smiley
« Last Edit: July 14, 2008 04:27:57 AM by SkyyAngel » THIS ROCKS   Logged
HSG
Global Moderator
Glass Crafts Moderator
Guest Blogger

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Oy Vey!
Offline Offline

Posts: 11495
Joined: 18-Aug-2006

He says I color his world


View Profile
« Reply #23 on: July 14, 2008 04:39:52 AM »

Ani L'Dodi is the most well-known quote from "Shir HaShirim", or "The Song of Songs", written by King Solomon in the language of a beautiful, romantic declaration between a husband and wife, as an allegory for the love between the people of Israel (the Jews) and Hashem.

It like the SOD is one of the more recognized items for Judaica.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

ThreadOrYarn
« Reply #24 on: July 14, 2008 05:14:42 AM »

Beautiful work!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

perianmellon
« Reply #25 on: July 14, 2008 05:32:23 AM »

The Ani L'Dodi is absolutely beautiful!  Now I have to figure out a way to make it for my live-in FDH before our wedding without ruining the surprise (though... he is a better stitcher than me... maybe I'll give him the kit  Wink). 

Since our rings will have "Ze Dodi Veze Re'ei" (This is my beloved and this is my friend) engraved on them, I really wanted to do something with Ani L'Dodi as well! Thank you for linking to the kit!
« Last Edit: July 14, 2008 05:32:56 AM by perianmellon » THIS ROCKS   Logged
I Sew Cute
Jewelry and Trinkets Moderator
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

I'm a Fanatic Friend of Craftster!
Offline Offline

Posts: 8339
Joined: 08-Apr-2008

Take me to the kittens!!! >^.^<


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #26 on: July 14, 2008 06:06:10 AM »

Stunning work! Wink
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Check out Trinkets & Jewelry! Wink
pinterest
blog
twitter
etsy
thegracklegirl
« Reply #27 on: July 14, 2008 06:10:20 AM »

WOW! This is soooo beautiful! Very impressive work! Lucky inlaws to have such a thoughful daughter-in-law!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
whateverjames
Dark Lord of the Stitch
Offline Offline

Posts: 732
Joined: 21-Feb-2007

Real Men Carry A Craft Bag!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #28 on: July 14, 2008 06:12:24 AM »

Wow on both   Shocked
THIS ROCKS   Logged

There are two things you should never be mad at: Those you can change and those you can not - Plato.

http://hanstitchedfirst.wordpress.com/

https://www.etsy.com/shop/whateverjames
SkyyAngel
« Reply #29 on: July 14, 2008 06:12:50 AM »

The kit also has the option to NOT do the personalization and just continues around the border with the phrase "I am my beloved's..." if anyone's interested in doing it that way.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: 1 2 [3] 4 5  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Knit a Joke Condom
How to Knit Socks
How to Knit a Scarf
How to Knit Texture Stitch
How to Crochet Lace on Christmas Balls
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Bird Feeder
Tute Tuesday: Rustic Fabric Pumpkins
I See London; I See France!

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.