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Free shipping on Matzah covers

Just in time for chag- original handmade batik Matzah covers:     Supplies limited. Get yours today.      Share on Facebook

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Falling back in love with the fish

I spend the month of December at craft shows and talked a lot about the batik process and stamping. I always bring some of my stamps (I have over 30), as they are an art collection themselves. “All my stamps … Continue reading

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Batik stamp contest!

My friend Getzel Davis recently led a group to Ghana with American Jewish World Service and since that’s where I learned my batik style, I asked him to go on an adventure and find me more batik stamps. He was … Continue reading

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MCC’s Artist Fellowships

On a whim I applied for a Mass Cultural Council Artist Fellowship. How cool would this be? The MCC’s Artist Fellowships provide direct, unrestricted support to Massachusetts artists in recognition of exceptional original work, to foster the creation of new … Continue reading

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Bartering projects

It’s always fun to see my fabric used in new ways. At New Bedord Summerfest I traded a BBbatiks fat quarter for a business card holder with ApRi. All her items are made with reclaimed burlap from New England roasters’ … Continue reading

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Who are the artists in my neighborhood?

Lucky for me I’ve got AMAZING ARTISTS in my neighborhood… and we’ve decided to tell the world how great we are on our new website, bsidejp. A short walk from studio to studio, the B-Side is saturated with artists! When … Continue reading

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Searching for the perfect red

I was working on a tablecloth commission. In general I find commissions to be both very exciting and a bit nerve racking. Creating a piece to fit somebody’s vision adds pressure. Plus, they consider me an expert, since I’m the … Continue reading

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kids T-shirts now available

Meet my new models: Zeke Silas and Jonah Max!   Share on Facebook

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Dusty Lavender and Harvest Gold R.I.P.

I recently learned that an “internet special” is a color that they mixed and had some left over- so they sell it cheap online. They’re not totally sure how they got the color, and therefore know they can’t reproduce it- … Continue reading

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Passover on Shabbat: How do we cover the mazah?

There are big halachic (Jewish law) implications and discussions for when Passover begins on Shabbat (Friday night). A very important question was recently posed to me: Since this year (2012) Passover begins on Shabbat, could you use a (batik) challah … Continue reading

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