Kanata Quilt Guild

April Program – Kathy K. Wylie

Kathy is a multiple international-award winning quilter specializing in appliqué, 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 lectures and teaches all over Canada at guilds, shops, and quilt shows. Kathy has been a guest-artist in residence at The Elly Sienkiewicz Appliqué Academy, a quilting cruise instructor with Quilt Seminars at Sea, a guest on The Quilt Show with Alex Anderson and Ricky Tims, and a frequent faculty member at Quilt Canada. Kathy is also a Canadian Quilters’ Association Certified Quilt Judge.

Kathy is the owner of an ecommerce business at kathykwylie.com and is a Canadian distributor for Apliquick, Hugs’n Kisses, and Bohin products. Born and raised in Ottawa, Ontario, Kathy now divides her time between her country home in Muskoka, her city home near Toronto, and life on the road as an itinerant quilting teacher.