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Topic: Shabbos Challah Cover (Another idea to use old ties)  (Read 3628 times)
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« on: November 17, 2010 11:48:21 AM »

Had these three old ties that belonged to my hubby and father, so I made a challah cover out of them for Shabbos. Did the stitching in a rough and loose manner to keep it from being too formal. I mean it is made from ties.  Wink


Close up of the lettering


Close up of the cut out of one of the ties.


Thanks for checking it out.  Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: November 17, 2010 11:58:44 AM »

A lovely way to incorporate family memories into Shabbat.
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« Reply #2 on: November 17, 2010 12:13:52 PM »

Really beautiful.
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« Reply #3 on: November 17, 2010 12:51:34 PM »

What did you make the letters out of? Is that another tie?
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« Reply #4 on: November 17, 2010 12:52:30 PM »

I'm thrilled to see some Jewish crafting here! you did a beautiful job. It will be a special piece for sure!
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« Reply #5 on: November 17, 2010 03:34:54 PM »

I'm thrilled to see some Jewish crafting here! you did a beautiful job. It will be a special piece for sure!
same here-its so elegant!now only if we could have another jewish swap....
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« Reply #6 on: November 17, 2010 05:17:35 PM »

Thanks so much everyone for the comments! Smiley
What did you make the letters out of? Is that another tie?
Yes, the letters are made from a purple silk tie, and then the two large strips are the other two ties. The satin is some scrap from the fabric store.
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« Reply #7 on: November 17, 2010 05:47:23 PM »

I'd be up for a Jewish swap, anyone want to organize it?
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« Reply #8 on: November 17, 2010 05:49:07 PM »

HSG, it's really cleaver. It's hard to tell what the lettering is in the photo.
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« Reply #9 on: November 18, 2010 04:13:33 AM »

For the lettering I used Heat Bond so the letters would be uber flat to the fabric. It worked!  Grin
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