Blog Hop | Diane Doran

Today I’m hosting a stop on a blog hop/tour for Diane Doran‘s new DVD “Digital Collage for Quilt Design, from Start to Finish“.

Diane shot her video the day after I did mine, so I was lucky enough to meet her and see her fabulous work in the green room – I was packing up and very relaxed, it was great fun (for me…she of course was trying to concentrate! :-) )

Diane is an exquisite machine quilter, and she’s a real pro at using digital images in her quilts (thus, they asked her to film a DVD about it!)

Here she is on the set:

And here is an excerpt from her DVD:

In this DVD, she’ll’ teach you how to:

  • Combine a variety of image types to create imaginative collages to print on fabric
  • Use Photoshop Elements 9 for basic digital enhancement and layering techniques
  • Consider color, value, and contrast while designing
  • Explain printing, basting, and finishing options for your collage, and demonstrate ways to enhance your design with quilting, markers, and pencils.
She has generously offered to give one away to one of my blog readers! If you’d like to win a copy, leave a comment on this post by this Friday, October 21, at midnight PST. I’ll pick a winner and send her your information (so be sure to leave your email address) and she’ll ship it to you as soon as she returns from Quilt Festival on November 7 (that lucky gal!)
I’m right in the middle of her tour, you should definitely check out the other stops as well (more chances to win!)
Congratulations Kristen!
If you don’t win a copy, you can purchase the video as a download right now at Interweave, or pre-order it from either her website or Interweave.
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26 Responses to Blog Hop | Diane Doran
  1. Em
    October 17, 2011 | 4:50 am

    This looks amazing! I’m just beginning to get in to quilting, and I would love to have this resource!

  2. Cyn
    October 17, 2011 | 6:56 am

    Great giveaway, Candy! I love mixing digital with handmade and would love to own this DVD.

  3. Sandy
    October 17, 2011 | 7:02 am

    These exciting new DVDs make for a very long Christmas wish list!

  4. Jeanne McBrayer
    October 17, 2011 | 7:15 am

    Diane’s process looks very unique- would love to win the DVD!

  5. Jane S.
    October 17, 2011 | 8:39 am

    Thank you so much for the giveaway! I’d love to be entered in for the DVD.

  6. Lisa
    October 17, 2011 | 8:56 am

    This looks like I it is right up my alley! I hope I win!

  7. Evelyn
    October 17, 2011 | 10:52 am

    What great potential for unique projects.

  8. Kathie Kerler
    October 17, 2011 | 11:06 am

    The DVD clip has me completely intrigued. Please put me “into the hat” for the drawing. Thanks!

  9. Donna Joy
    October 17, 2011 | 11:15 am

    Wow I didn’t know this was possible, now I want to learn all about it. Thanks so much for the giveaway.

  10. Leslie McNeil
    October 17, 2011 | 3:17 pm

    I’d love to take a closer look at digital stuff! Thanks for the chance!

  11. Dennis
    October 17, 2011 | 5:16 pm

    Looks like something I would love to do so I hope I win.

  12. Beth Mastin
    October 17, 2011 | 6:21 pm

    I would love a chance to win Diane’s video! I’ve been wanting to learn how to create a digital collage.

  13. Elaine Millar
    October 17, 2011 | 7:37 pm

    Boy oh boy would I like to win this DVD. Thanks for th pop to win it.

  14. jeannie
    October 17, 2011 | 8:28 pm

    Oh yes! I love Diane’s quilts. I have never used photography in my quilts, but would love to learn how. Of course, your dvd is on my wish list!!!

  15. Sandy Ellison
    October 18, 2011 | 4:50 pm

    I’d love to win the digital collage DVD. Thanks so much for offering it.

  16. Sandra Starley
    October 19, 2011 | 6:58 am

    Thanks for the chance to win Diane’s DVD.
    Your booth is so visually striking! Congrats on your DVD.

  17. Kristin Farwig
    October 19, 2011 | 7:49 am

    This looks interesting – I’d love to win a copy of the DVD!

  18. Dennis
    October 19, 2011 | 11:59 am

    I would love to own her DVD she is a great teacher so put my name in.

  19. kyle mcDaniel
    October 19, 2011 | 4:18 pm

    Thanks for the generous giveaway!
    I would love to win Diane Doran‘s new DVD “Digital Collage for Quilt Design, from Start to Finish“.

  20. Judy Bowers
    October 19, 2011 | 7:19 pm

    Wow! What a good way to use photography! From the preview, I tried, but I couldn’t see any of her seams between the photos. I would love to own this!

  21. Deirdre
    October 21, 2011 | 6:14 am

    Hi Candy, I’d love to win this dvd. Thanks for the opportunity and thanks to Diane for giving us multiple chances.
    :-D eirdre

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  23. Sharon Agresto
    October 21, 2011 | 8:54 am

    I would love to win this DVD. I also enjoy my daily visits to your blog to see what creative projects you’re working on. Keep up the good work!

  24. Tesuque
    October 21, 2011 | 3:44 pm

    The giveaway could give me justification to finally update my computer.

  25. Ginger Komiskey
    October 21, 2011 | 8:51 pm

    Diane Doran’s quilts are so creative. I would love to learn her method as I am a nature nut and am always taking photos of flowers and sunsets.

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