Teacher Spotlight

Bridget O’Flaherty

Bridget O’Flaherty is a Canadian quilter and textile artist, and podcast host who is passionate about the natural environment. She loves the tactile nature of anything fibre and expressing a connection to the land. She brings 30 years of experience and is an internationally renowned, award-winning quilt artist focusing primarily on free-motion thread painting in her natural landscape designs. She "draws” with her sewing machine, building up layers of thread to create her art that blends quilting, felting, and stitching. Bridget uses combinations of local, up-cycled, recycled, and organic materials and includes botanical and natural dyes in her original works. She brings her sustainability consultant background into her textile art and loves to share her passion for exploring what sustainability looks like in quilting and textile arts through her podcast, guest speaking and workshops.

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