Passover is a holiday so rich with stuff (stoves, horseradish, Maneschewitz, silver polish, splitting seas, splitting headaches, political arguments, eggs, oranges, and --- above al l-- -those darned plagues)---not to mention the lessons, messages, morals, and anecdotes -- -that even after making dozens of Passover-related textiles, I've barely scratched the surface. Below is more of what I've felt compelled to make
Above, an all-batik matzoh cover. Jane Sassaman's book The Quilted Garden gave me courage to make my own matzo from scratch! (or rather, from brown and gold batiks; the lines were cut with pinking shears). The lettering was printed from my computer printer onto pink fabric treated with Bubble Jet Set.