Kathy is a multiple international-award winning quilter specializing in applique, quilt design, domestic machine quilting and English Paper Piecing techniques. She started sewing and embroidering as a young girl, laying the foundation for the life-altering discovery of quilting two decades later. Over the past twenty-five years, quilting has grown from a hobby into a full-time creative career.
Kathy’s quilt designs have received recognition in Canada as well as internationally. Her quilt Instruments of Praise earned the 2011 Bernina Machine Workmanship Award from the American Quilter’s Society and now resides in the U.S. National Quilt Museum as part of its permanent collection. Her most recent quilt For Such a Time as This has received multiple awards, including the AQS Best of Show at the 2018 Fall Paducah QuiltWeek and the CQA/ACC Best of Show at Quilt Canada 2019.
You can find more about Kathy and her work on her website: www.kathykwylie.com.