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SewJewish Coming Soon – How to Make a Tallit and Much More

Tallit - Tallis - from SewJewish.com
Update: You can now find complete instructions for making a tallit and more projects at Sew Jewish.

I’m working on a new website that will show you how to use simple sewing techniques to make quality Judaica that you’ll love using. It’s called Sew Jewish. This pic is from one of the first planned posts, How to Make a Tallit. I’ll let you know when the site is up. (Update: It’s up!)

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How to Safely Use an Older Tallit for a Huppah

Simple elegant huppahAre you thinking of making a wedding huppah from an older, well-worn tallit, like a grandfather’s tallit, but concerned that the tallit is too frail to be tied to huppah poles? No one wants to risk damaging such a special heirloom. I thought I’d pass along great idea from one of our Huppahs.com clients who faced the same dilemma.

Our client rented a Simplicity Huppah and laid his grandfather’s tallit over the top of the canopy without tying to the tallit to the poles. The ends of the tallit draped over the edge of the canopy, so the fabric and fringe were visible.

The couple were able to wed under the tallit worn by the groom’s grandfather free from any concerns about damaging the tallit.

Thanks for sharing, Robert, and Mazel Tov!

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Brown and Green Wedding Details

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A selection of accessories and details for a brown and green wedding, including accessories for a Jewish wedding: challah, a tallit (prayer shawl), kippah (yarmulke), and ketubah (marriage contract).

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Outdoor Huppah Inspiration: With a Love Like That, You Know You Should Be Glad

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"...We circled each other. We did, in fact, feel our lives intertwining..."


With friends taking part in the Jewish wedding traditions, Meg found true bliss in the loving atmosphere of her intimate wedding. Their huppah is a tallit suspended by hand-held poles. Thank you for sharing, Meg. Read more…

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