DianeHamillFiberArt

An Adventure in Design

Why does today seem so much colder than the past few days?  The temperature is about the same.  I was outside doing intervals yesterday, and it didn’t feel as cold as today.  Maybe it’s the cloudy, rainy weather….it’s the type of day that just feels cold down to the bone! This day is ideal for …

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  A “Heritage” blanket is a very special work of art!  This one was created from the cashmere sweaters worn by a client’s father.  When she contacted me asking if I would make some scarves for her, I hesitated, knowing that my vision and a client’s vision is sometimes very different, but we agreed to …

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    Last year I went on a trip to France.  The tour was with the Daughters of the American Revolution and focused on the anniversary of the end of WWI.  We visited several of the American military cemeteries and monuments in France maintained by the American Battle Monument Commission.  These cemeteries are beautifully cared …

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This has been a learning experience for me.  A few days ago, I wrote about this project…making a blanket from reclaimed wool sweaters.  I enrolled in an online class with a wonderful teacher, Joan McClure Olson.  I have admired Joan’s work and follow her online.  This is not my first time to try making a …

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  This poor little cashmere baby blanket is lost!!  It is wandering around all by itself somewhere out there in the world, alone and needing to find it’s home.  It started life as a pile of cashmere sweaters.  They were purchase by me at various resale shops, washed and slightly felted, cut into large pieces, …

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