DianeHamillFiberArt

An Adventure in Design

Today I started working on a lap blanket made from recycled wool sweaters. I have quite a large collection of sweaters, so I just selected one I liked and pulled several more in colors that I thought would go well together. When I purchase sweaters for blankets, I wash them as soon as I bring …

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Mundane adjective ~ characterized by the practical, and ordinary : commonplace. Repetition….I love the calming peace of doing something over and over again. Once I know a particular stitch, pattern, weave, etc. I find joy in repeating the process. I have literally made hundreds of the same knit dishcloth, knitted dozens and dozens of the same …

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My mother was of the generation of women that wore headscarves.  You know, like Queen Elizabeth.  The Queen is often photographed with the two accessories she wears most….her purse and/or a headscarf.  The Queen was born in 1926, my mother was born in 1928, so perhaps that accounts for their preference for a headscarf.  For …

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I am very grateful for everyone who enjoys my art. Some supporters read this blog, some follow me on  Facebook or Instagram, others check my Etsy store….all are appreciated! When anyone actually makes a purchase of my creations, it is an affirmation of what I work hard to create. Everyone needs to feel they have …

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  You can see why I titled this blog Ying and Yang!  We recently became the forever family to the Ying and Yang of pugs….Buster and Emma Lou.  We are not the first family to rescue these babies.  Buster and Emma Lou came to us in a very special and unique way. Their first rescuer …

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