Diane Herbort


Welcome to my website!

"Design is like gravity---the force that holds it all together."

-Edgar Whitney



All classes are one full day unless specified otherwise.

Full class descriptions
Morning Glories Quilt

When I was in college, you never could have convinced me that teaching would be in my future. But now my greatest rewards come from sharing what I have learned. I hope that my classes will help my students do more than just master a technique or design concept, that each person will leave excited about the prospect of continuing their journey in the world of art. Mostly, I want everyone to have fun and to make stuff that satisfies their soul.


I really enjoy judging quilts and wearables. It is a challenging task. While my college degree in design gives me formal knowledge and confidence, being exposed to quilts and wearable art of all kinds for 40 years is what really helps me as a judge. Each time, I am in awe of the imagination and skill on display.


Fees For 2018-2019
Please contact Diane for her current fees for classes and lectures



Artistic Artifacts, Alexandria, VA

June 30, 2018

10am-4:30pm - "Embellished Floral Cross Body Bag"

July 21, 2018

10am-4:30pm - "Crazy Techniques"

Annandale Quilters Unlimited

Sleepy Hollow United Methodist Church, Annandale, VA

Oct 17, 2018

11am - "Lecture: I Love a Challenge!"

Contact: Nancy Hoskins at [email protected]

Houston International Quilt Festival

George Brown Convention Center, Houston TX

Fri, Nov 09, 2018

10am - noon - "Friday Sampler: Fun Fabric Postcards"


Sat, Nov 10, 2018

10am - noon - "Saturday Sampler: Three-Dimensional Rosettes & Leaves"

For a full description of all classes, please click here.



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