Valerie Wilson is a fibre artist living in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Her passion is to capture unique moments in time in her quilts. Although she occasionally dabbles in abstracts, Valerie finds that she is always drawn back to realism. Valerie loves using colour, and the tactile qualities of fabric and thread, to capture character in fabric. Valerie enjoys working from photographs. First breaking down the elements, then deciding on the shapes, and essential details that will express what she sees and feels about the subject.