I received this letter yesterday from Marilyn... thought I would share it with you because it gives us all a better idea of what is involved with her work.
Thank you so much for mentioning my work in your blog. I hope you have
many readers. I looked at your blog briefly and will go back to it when I
have more time.
I also write a blog:
I wrote of last summer's war [The Second War in Lebanon], as I was in the
middle of it, if you have the time and are interested in reading about it.
What I am working on right now, among other things, is the tallit of
Mattot Masai. I have designed so many parashot into prayer shawls lately
that I am losing track. Yesterday I processed over eight new ones
[processed meaning steaming, washing, and ironing painted silk] which is
probably a record for me. I think I have designed over 40 though only 25
are up on the website.
I had plans of finishing designs of all the parashot by this Rosh Ha
Shana. Now that I am in the midst of the work, I am wondering if I am not
making gradious plans that I cannot possibly complete.
So I should work. And because I have this week's portion ready to sew
into a tallit, I want to get to it, just to have done it by the coming
Thank you again and please keep in touch if you feel like it and have the