Diane has been a bead designer and bead instructor for over 15 years; her work has appeared most recently in BEADWORK magazine. She has taught in bead shops in PA, MD, NM, AZ and ME as well as Bead Fest Philadelphia.
Project kits are available for classes previously taught at the Bead and Button Show in Milwaukee. Check out the project pages to see the projects and kit prices.
Visit Diane's Schedule page to see the classes and her Project page to see photos of the class projects.
Cascades Bracelet - come see us at Lodi's Beads in NM to take this class.
Quilted Diamonds Bangle: Inspired by the Quilt Festival in Sisters Oregon, this double thickness bangle drops stitches into the work to resemble quilting. Diane calls her new technique "Quilted Peyote."
This bracelet, the third in Diane's Southwestern series, was designed to follow the Native American symbol for coyote tracks. It employs dazzling SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS, and Delicas to produce the design. Come join us at the Tucson Bead Show in February to take this class.
Flying Geese Bangle
Check out the cover of the April 2015 issue of Bead&Button Magazine and you will see Diane's Quilted Peyote Bracelet - Flying Geese Bangle. This is a new technique developed by Diane called "Quilted Peyote Stitch." The article will give you a supply list and complete directions to complete this dramatically different bracelet. Kits are available for $80 including shipping and handling in the USA. The kit includes two additional colors beyond the supply list and magazine photo for sizing. See our Contact Us page to order.