Marilyn Levy, a custom textile artist from Hamilton, Ontario Canada, is known as the TALLITmaaven. She creates hand made Tallitot/ Tallis/ Talis/ Talesim/ talis katan and talit gadol. She creates coordinating Tallit bags, Tefillin bags, shofar bags and kippot/ kipas/ keepahs/ yarmulkes to complete the TALLIT/ talis set..
The TALLITmaaven's challah covers are treasured by their recipients for their personalization (matching decor, fine china, user's personalities, matching theme for weddings or B'nai mitzvot.). The TALLITmaaven prides herself in creating beautiful items that will be cherished for generations to come.
Chuppah for a Southern Ontario couple features a TREE OF LIFE with multicolour silk dupioni leaves. The chuppah was designed to be a wall hanging in their home after the wedding.
RIGHT; Watercolour quilt pillow with the owner's name embroidered in gold thread. The cross stitch rose recollects, for Stella, the cross stitched items she and her mother and aunts had hand stitched for her in Greece before she came to Canada to marry. The items mysteriously disappeared on the ship and were never to be seen again. The pillow was ordered by a friend who knew the story, could not replace the items but wanted to honour the memories.
LEFT: golden coloured silk dupioni pillow with "onee ledodee, ledodee li" (I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine" embroidered in Hebrew with lace trim. It was commissioned by an Ontario couple to present to their son and daughter in law for their fifth anniversary. Is it time to create something special for someone you love? contact Marilyn