Monday, June 18, 2007

Dianne Ayres

Dianne Ayres
Originally uploaded by notionnanny
This is Dianne Ayres in her workshop studio in Oakland, where she produces contemporary renditions of Arts & Crafts textiles such as pillows, bedspreads, and table runners. She works with collectors and enthusiasts wishing to decorate in the style as well as others who appreciate the designs and the art of handcrafts.

Dianne and her embroiders use the same techniques used at the turn-of-the-century: hand embroidery, applique, hand stencilling and printing. You can see more of her work at Her work is also featured at The Craftsmand Home in Berkeley, which sells "honest furniture for home and heart" and can be found at


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