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Soulful Stitchers and More with Diane Roney --Stitch Please

Welcome back stitchers! Today host Lisa Woolfork interviews Diane Roney, a quilter, sewist, and graphic AI artist. Diane shares her sewing journey, including her first outfit at the age of 68. She also discusses her brand, Diane Roney Creates, which encompasses various creative endeavors. Diane talks about her Soulful Stitchers coloring book and the process of creating it. What does it take to be a multi-hyphenate creative? Why does a jumpsuit bring so much joy? Why do Brother printers keep everything extra proprietary? Diane and Lisa get into all of this and more!


Don't let fear hold you back from pursuing your passion for sewing.Embrace your creativity and explore different artistic mediums.Share your knowledge and help others in their creative journey.Be patient and celebrate the successes of others, knowing that your time will come.

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Lisa Woolfork is an associate professor of English specializing in African American literature and culture. Her teaching and research explore Black women writers, Black identity, trauma theory, and American slavery. She is the founder of Black Women Stitch, the sewing group where Black lives matter. She is also the host/producer of Stitch Please, a weekly audio podcast that centers on Black women, girls, and femmes in sewing. In the summer of 2017, she actively resisted the white supremacist marches in her community, Charlottesville, Virginia. The city became a symbol of lethal resurging white supremacist violence. She remains active in a variety of university and community initiatives, including the Community Engaged Scholars program. She believes in the power of creative liberation.

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Diane Roney

Meet Diane Roney, a creative coach and small business owner with over 20 years of experience in the industry. With a passion for all things creative, Diane has built a name for herself as a multi-talented artist, designer, and educator.

Diane's extensive skillset includes Creative Stamping scrapbooking, Digital artistry, Quilt design, sublimation and DTF Printing, Quilting coaching and education, seasoned Greeting card design, Afrocentric African Inspired gifts, and social media content creation. Her ability to combine these various mediums has allowed her to create unique and captivating pieces that have garnered attention from clients and fans alike.

As a coach and educator, Diane is committed to sharing her knowledge and expertise with others, helping them to unlock their own creative potential and achieve their goals.

@dianeroneycreates on Instagram

Diane's Website


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