About Krista Zeghers

Krista  Zeghers I have always loved fibre. I remember "sewing" with scraps from my Mom's projects while she was sewing. One aunt taught me to knit and crochet, while another taught me to do needlepoint. In my senior year of Home Economics Sewing I made a five-piece suit for myself. Egad, I really was a fibre geek even then!

Quilting started for me when I attended my first workshop in Clear Lake, Manitoba, facilitated by Eva Bishop, in the late 70s. I completed my first quilt, a Hawaiian sampler, all hand appliqued and quilted, at age 24. I must admit the quilt spent two full years on stretcher bars in our living room. Thank goodness I had a patient husband! And yes, the cat occasionally used it as a hammock!

After a long hiatus from quilting to allow time to sew for my two young children, I returned to quilting and eventually to fibre art. Workshops with Coreen Zerr, Heather Lair, Karen Kay Buckley, Anna Hergert, Judy Coates-Perez, Patt Blair, Betty Busby, Mary Pal and Angela Walters, all international quilt artists, as well as numerous vacations have influenced my art.

Now that am I retired from my full time job as a classroom teacher, I belong to a few fibre groups. I am involved in shearing, washing, carding, dyeing and spinning wool with a local group called FLEECERS (Fibre Lovers Eagerly Engaging in Creating Essentials Regularly). I belong to a Manitoba group of fibre artist that meet once a month called the Fibre Art Divas. When I am in Mesa, Arizona in the winter I attend the Mavericks fiber art group. All of these groups inspire me!!



email: Krista Zeghers
Website: travelingteacherfromholland.blogspot.ca
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Artwork by Krista Zeghers

Fate of Masai Men Triptych




Ngorongoro Maasai




Lake Natron Masai




Oldavai Man




Country Roads




Windy Point




Sioux Narrows Triptych




Serengeti Moment




Nolan in Arizona




     

Exhibition Artwork by Krista Zeghers

Water Lily Reflection
Botanical Reflections

Water Lily Reflection

MAGICAL THINKING: Magical Thinking Woman
Ekphrastic

MAGICAL THINKING: Magical Thinking Woman