Diane Gilleland is a craft writer and teacher based in Portland, Oregon. She produces the popular blog and podcast, CraftyPod, a worldwide following that seeks to uncover deeper meanings behind all kinds of crafts. She is the author of Kanzashi in Bloom, as well as other craft eBooks.
Christina Lane is a quilt designer and shares her crafting adventures on her blog The Sometimes Crafter.  She has contributed to many publications and self-publishes her own patterns. Her days are spent dreaming about quiet moments at her sewing machine while catering to her son and their cats.   Christina resides in the beautiful Pacific Northwest.