Creative work is such an internal process... while sharing it in thought on paper calls up a willingness to be in community. Giving voice to what we see and learn in making is a gift to be shared. Looking to connect with a new idea from a different vantage point, I always feel you there, across the table as I write and sketch.

-Diane

Diane's Journal

Inspired New Making-Ashland Vest & Taos

Inspired New Making-Ashland Vest & Taos

Layered Textiles, Thread, Paper & Surface Design Taos finds its way into all of us in the studio there… weaving together natural materials and colors from the landscape…maybe grinding earth...

Inspired New Making-Ashland Vest & Taos

Layered Textiles, Thread, Paper & Surface Design Taos finds its way into all of us in the studio there… weaving together natural materials and colors from the landscape…maybe grinding earth...

For the Love of Making-

For the Love of Making-

  Birthdays have always been moments of reflection and re-investing in my life going forward. Walking, writing and making are ways I celebrate. Making a birthday garment has been a way...

For the Love of Making-

  Birthdays have always been moments of reflection and re-investing in my life going forward. Walking, writing and making are ways I celebrate. Making a birthday garment has been a way...

KANTHA!

KANTHA!

Kantha, literally ‘patched cloth’, is traditionally made and stitched in workshops of women in India, Bengali and other countries in that region. A testament to our passion for making something...

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KANTHA!

Kantha, literally ‘patched cloth’, is traditionally made and stitched in workshops of women in India, Bengali and other countries in that region. A testament to our passion for making something...

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The Ashland VEST-

The Ashland VEST-

A vintage pattern with a New Look-  My Ashland Vest Pattern design, (originally part of my ReVisions Vest Collection Pattern) is now available as a download. It is a basic design that I continue...

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The Ashland VEST-

A vintage pattern with a New Look-  My Ashland Vest Pattern design, (originally part of my ReVisions Vest Collection Pattern) is now available as a download. It is a basic design that I continue...

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Summer Play: Birds Are Everywhere

Summer Play: Birds Are Everywhere

  From the Jay who joins us for summer breakfasts in our gazebo...to this one above, hatched in my studio: Birds are always an inspiration.....and maybe for you too.  They...

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Summer Play: Birds Are Everywhere

  From the Jay who joins us for summer breakfasts in our gazebo...to this one above, hatched in my studio: Birds are always an inspiration.....and maybe for you too.  They...

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Spring Color: PINK

Spring Color: PINK

           Diana Vreeland said "Pink is the navy blue of India!"     WHO can resist the full glory of this pink!?!?!?!? Inspiration is everywhere in Ashland…especially...

Spring Color: PINK

           Diana Vreeland said "Pink is the navy blue of India!"     WHO can resist the full glory of this pink!?!?!?!? Inspiration is everywhere in Ashland…especially...