Author Archives: Kathy Tidswell

Entries accepted into SAQA Atlantic show Transitions

I was very pleased to hear that both my entries Transitions I and Transitions II have been accepted into the SAQA Atlantic show Transitions. The exhibition opens March 28 at the Craig Gallery in Dartmouth  Nova Scotia  Canada and will … Continue reading

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National Juried Show

Raining Cats and Dogs was shown at the Canadian Quilters’ Association/Association canadienne de la courtepointe National Juried Show in Toronto Ontario June 14-17, 2017.      

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Exhibitions

My Peaceful Oasis hangs at the Grand National Juried Quilt Show at Josef Schneider Haus in Kitchener Ontario from May 7 to September 3, 2017.

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Busy winter

My sewing room has not been busy this winter. We went to Antigua for 11 days in late January and early February. We were home for less then two weeks and we went to Kitchener Ontario for 5 days to … Continue reading

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Juried exhibitions

On Feb. 12 I was notified that I had two pieces chosen for the Contemporary Canadian Art Quilts video and one quilt chosen for the ” real show”. This show is being held April 8-May 30 at the Kitchener City … Continue reading

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Commissioned Gift

I recently completed this cow portrait which will be given to a granddaughter on her graduation from vet school where she is specializing in large animals. It is a combination of appliqué and free motion stitching on my painted background. … Continue reading

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Commissioned Christmas Piece

My 50th wedding anniversary present ( appliqué of our family home) to my sister and brother-in-law must have made an impression on my great nephew, Brandon, because he approached me about making a matching one of my brother-in-law’s (his grandfather) … Continue reading

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Trip to Antigua

We returned Feb. 4 from 2 weeks in Antigua West Indies. It is the 10th time that we have gone to Antigua. We love the people and the safeness of the Island so that you feel free to take the … Continue reading

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Thread applique Pet portrait

I made this thread appliqué pet portrait of Bruno for my son’s 29th birthday. Bruno has captured the hearts of my son, Tristan and his fiancé, Erin. The fur was a bit different from other animals I have done so … Continue reading

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50th Wedding Anniversary Gift

    I wanted to create something for my sister and brother-in-law’s 50th wedding anniversary but was stumped as to what to make.  Some friends in my garden club suggested I make a picture of the family home which we … Continue reading

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