Shulamit Ron contributes and manages our blog. Shulamit was Born in Kishinev, former USSR. Immigrated to Israel in 1972. She graduated Architecture and Town Planning, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa
Shulamit started quilting in 1984 after accidentally discovering two quilting books in a bookstore. She served on the Board of the Israel Quilters’ Association (2000) and as a Chairperson (2001), participated in group exhibitions in Israel and worldwide, held several solo exhibitions, and published in books and magazines.
Shulamit’s work is based on original designs, influenced by the art and archaeology of Israel and the Middle East. Her work involves a lot of hand embroidery and embellishment. She has made several Ark curtains and Torah mantles for synagogues of the Progressive and Conservative Judaism movements in Israel.
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My take on Madeira Threads for the Sewing MachineClick here to check our thread Products Catalogue
All you need to know about Cotona No. 4, Decora No. 6 and Bobbinwork
Embroidering with Frosted MattFrosted Matt is a true matte finish polyester embroidery thread. It contains a ceramic ingredient that provides extreme color fastness, making it extremely resistant to fading from sunlight. This general use embroidery thread from Madeira, runs like either of Madeira’s
Logos & other Embroideries: Problems & Solutions
How to use Metallic ThreadsClick here to check our thread Products Catalogue Don’t be afraid of using metallic threads for embroidery and decorative effects. They may be more sophisticated and technical than Viscose, Polyneon or Cotton standard yarns as their construction is more complicated. However,
Smoking Gathering ThreadClick here to check our thread Products Catalogue MADEIRA’s Smoking gathering thread is a special product. Embroidery with SMOKING is performed using a special bobbin thread, which reacts to heat at a lower temperature than the fabric. The embroidered item is
MADEIRA Glamour ThreadClick here to check our thread Products Catalogue MADEIRA Glamour is a heavy-weight metallic thread. Essentially it has a polyester main thread, twined with two strands of a metallic thread. This is a beautiful thread with a lot of presence
MADEIRA Monolon® ThreadMonolon is a transparent polyamide thread. Transparent thread is ideally suited for quilting, when you want to achieve texture without visible color, which is especially important when quilting over patterned fabrics. It is also very useful for quilting patchwork quilts