Create Handmade Gifts for All Blog Hop day 7 | Diane Doran

Today is the 7th day of the blog hop for my new E-Book “Create Handmade Gifts for All“:


and the lovely Diane Doran is talking a bit about the e-book on her blog Ooh, Pretty Colors. She’s got 2 Quilting Arts Workshops on how to use a computer to create one of a kind art quilts. In this one


she shows you how you can create fabric that looks like it’s been dyed and had various surface design elements like stamping, silk screening, etc, applied; but it’s all done with Photoshop Elements. She’s used all these techniques to design fabric like this:

Ferns and Leavesand this:

Rainbow Leaves

I love these!

She also makes incredible art quilts:

Intertwined, ©2014 Diane Rusin Doran

Look at this incredible thread sketching detail!

And these beautiful birds agains the blue sky:

“Sunrise Serenade”, ©2014 Diane Rusin Doran

For chance to win a copy of last year’s Quilting Arts Gifts 2013/14 or even the messenger bag I made that is featured on the cover of my new e-book, head on over to Diane’s blog to enter! And don’t forget the rest of the stops on the tour!

Create Handmade Gifts for All Blog Hop