Thursday, October 27, 2011

Canmore Quilt Show & Eagle Festival

The Canmore Quilt show was fantastic. The Merchant Mall housed the tea section too so the Vendors were well supplied with goodies!

There are magnificent vistas from every direction in Canmore. No wonder the Canmore Quilt Guild is so inspired. The same weekend as the Quilt show was the Eagle Festival. Birders gathered in the town center to view Golden eagles catching the wind currents above the mountains. Birds are a special interest of mine as you can see from the Blue Jay fabric painted piece.

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Someone said to me today "Red! Oh there is something about red." I agree. The cooler days are starting to turn the virginia creepers scarlet. This vine is a personal favorite of mine and I have painted it both in watercolour and in dyes on cotton which this picture is.

I will be selling my dye painted cottons, next weekend Oct 15 & 16 in Canmore, Alberta at the Canmore Quilt Guild's Show.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Eileen Gidman's Art Cloth Display Panel

All material here is 100% cotton and is painted individually by the artist, Eileen Gidman. The dye used is Procion Fiber reactive dye and the result is a washable colourfast work of art ready for framing, embellishing, or sewing into a variety of items including clothing and quilts.

Eileen sells her work at Quilt Shows in the Kootenays, at The Last Stitch, Kaslo, BC or you can contact the artist at