Who is Diana McClun?
Diana McClun's career as a quiltmaker blossomed in mid-life, inspired by her mother and grandmother's fascination with fabric and quilts. As a toddler playing in her mother's kitchen Diana recalls playing with fabric scraps kept visibly in the flour bin to amuse her while her mother worked.
With a college Wool Growers and 4-H scholarship Diana found the University of Idaho the place to study clothing and textiles. In 1970 she enrolled at San Jose State University to pursue studies in fine arts.
Eventually her love of fabric led her to San Francisco State University and the further study of textilesBy 1980 Diana was ready to abandon the teaching of tailored garments and pursue a dream working in the creative art of quiltmaking.
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