After making my first quilt in 1997, I was hooked! In 2012, and more than 100 quilts later, I created the pattern company and website called Butterfly Threads Quilting. I have published dozens of patterns, created templates, and was a regular contributing writer to the Craftsy Quilting Blog for 5 years. Since 2015, I have been traveling the country teaching quilt techniques and sharing the love of scrap quilts! My two books Scrap Quilt Secrets and Strip Quilt Secrets have both been published by C&T. I design fabric for Blank Quilting Fabrics and enjoy longarming on my HQ Amara for myself and others. I'm currently developing online classes and presentations that will be found on my website.

Find Diane's original quilt designs in:

My Stars VIII by Kansas City Star
QUILT Magazine April/May 2013
2014 American Patchwork & Quilting Calendar
Primitive Quilts & Projects Autumn 2013
FAVEQUILTS e-magazine
Fons and Porters EASY Quilts Spring 2014 (cover quilt)
Primitive Quilts & Projects Summer 2014
2015 American Patchwork & Quilting Calendar
Fons and Porters Scrap Quilts Spring 2015 (two quilts!)
2016 American Patchwork & Quilting Calendar
Today's Quilter, Issue Eight Spring 2016
Primitive Quilts & Projects Summer 2016
Fons and Porters Fat Quarter Quilts Winter 2018 
Simply Moderne by Quiltmania Winter 2020
Quiltmania January 2021
Simply Moderne by Quiltmania Autumn 2021

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1 comment:

  1. Hi Diane
    This is Sarah from Cardiff in the UK. We sat next to each other in Brigitte Giblin's workshop in Nantes ( it already seems a long time ago!!). It was so nice meeting you and although we live miles apart we seem to have so many things in common ( like many quilters do!). I have enjoyed reading your blog and looking at your website and will definitely order your book! You must come to London sometime to visit the Liberty store in Regent's street ! You are also welcome to visit us in Cradiff in Wales as there are many interesting places to visit as well.I hope you had a safe journey home ! Best wishes, Sarah


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