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

Feb. INSPIRED BY!: BLUE

Feb. INSPIRED BY!: BLUE

ReMake meets Fabric Stash….My design work this month is inspired by my never-ending love of Blue! As you may know, Panatone is calling in 2020 as the year of a beautiful...

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Feb. INSPIRED BY!: BLUE

ReMake meets Fabric Stash….My design work this month is inspired by my never-ending love of Blue! As you may know, Panatone is calling in 2020 as the year of a beautiful...

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Designing a Neckline: 3 Variations

Designing a Neckline: 3 Variations

How can it be….are we into August already? With a string of high heat weeks, I just want something light and simple to wear. So I am living in a collection of River...

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Designing a Neckline: 3 Variations

How can it be….are we into August already? With a string of high heat weeks, I just want something light and simple to wear. So I am living in a collection of River...

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My Mom

My Mom

                I've always appreciated the Swedish traditions of needle/textile arts that came down through the women in my family.  My Mom was always supportive of...

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My Mom

                I've always appreciated the Swedish traditions of needle/textile arts that came down through the women in my family.  My Mom was always supportive of...

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Kintsugi as a Metaphor

Kintsugi as a Metaphor

Sitting with the images of the Jan. mudslides in California (referenced in my last Journal entry), metaphor and meaning are rising to the top as Spring brings color to life. New...

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Kintsugi as a Metaphor

Sitting with the images of the Jan. mudslides in California (referenced in my last Journal entry), metaphor and meaning are rising to the top as Spring brings color to life. New...

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Making my Way: Dot to Dot

Making my Way: Dot to Dot

Many of us have a love affair with dots….they surface in my design work from time to time. Now is one of those moments....................................... Some of you know La Casa...

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Making my Way: Dot to Dot

Many of us have a love affair with dots….they surface in my design work from time to time. Now is one of those moments....................................... Some of you know La Casa...

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August is Pocket Month

August is Pocket Month

    I designed and published the the original version of the Just Pockets Pattern  in collaboration with my mom, Lois Ericson. We enjoyed lots of pattern projects together, and her joy and...

August is Pocket Month

    I designed and published the the original version of the Just Pockets Pattern  in collaboration with my mom, Lois Ericson. We enjoyed lots of pattern projects together, and her joy and...