About the Author

Diane Gilleland is a crafter, writer and project designer. Her daily blog and bi-weekly podcast, both named CraftyPod, reach a worldwide audience of people who make things.

When she's not making Kanzashi, Diane might be sewing, or making jewelry, or wiring buttons together, or doing odd things with old playing cards.

Diane has also published two ebooks: Making a Great Blog: A Guide for Creative People, and Weaving Un-Loomed: Simple Ways to Weave Cool Things.

Her work has also appeared in print and online for