DianeHamillFiberArt

An Adventure in Design

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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Winter is the perfect time to work with wool, creating warm and cozy blankets.  Even though we are not experiencing many days of freezing cold, it’s cold enough to wish for an afghan or blanket in the evenings.  Perfect weather to curl up with a book or binge watch that show you have been saving. …

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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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This summer I added another chapter to the story of the friendship of Aly and Diane, as we celebrated 50 years of friendship. It all started in the summer of 1969 when I was a guest in the Vinke home in Harderwijk, The Netherlands. I participated in an exchange program through International 4-H Clubs Teen …

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Several days of cold rain have been great for the yard, but after awhile, my soul needs some sun! This is fall in Oklahoma…..90 degrees one day and 30 the next!  Some years we have beautiful color, others, winter seems to come overnight. While waiting for the sun to come out, I decided to make …

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