mothers day gifts from son “；Chocolate Delight”； by Jenny Raymond decorative pillow shams
Jenny Raymond， quilt artist， author， speakermothers day gifts from son， teacher and BERNINA National Artisan describes her “；Chocolate Delight”； ensemble， which was juried into the 2012 IQA Show.
This ensemble was started a year ago but had to be set aside because my Mother dying in Waco， TX. She passed May 25th of last year of Alzheimer’s. I finished this ensemble in her memory. If it hadn’t been for her， I don’t think I’d have come as far as I have in my work. Her sewing skills were simple but precise； she instilled good skills in me， “always press open your seams” for one. I am today because of who she was. Her favorite candy bar was a Hershey with almonds； mine too， like Mama like daughter.personalized gifts for mom
Materials： Silk Dupioni， poly silk lining， 100 weight silk YLI thread in two colors (for machine quilting)， OESD polyester embroidery thread (for machine embroidery)，？？and embroidery designs from OESD. Hot fix Swarovski crystals， rhinestones and beads. Wool batting from Pellon.
Barrel of Monkeys played a small, but apparently memorable part of my childhood. I've been looking into simple interlocking forms for use in 3D modular printing, and was inspired to translate these toys into fabric. This instructable documents the first prototype for an upcoming art installation.
I was sitting down to work on a summer tutorial for next week and picked up yet another t-shirt! ?I thought to myself ?“I sure make a lot of things with t-shirts” and I realized they are one of my favorite DIY supplies.