About Margaret Jessop

Margaret Jessop Margaret Jessop is a art quilter who lives and works in Calgary, AB with her husband, Dale. She received her B.A. from the University of Calgary and after raising four children, went to the Alberta College of Art & Design to earn her B.F.A. majoring in Fibre Arts.

Margaret is a member of FAN, SAQA, and CQA, as well as many guilds. She has participated and won prizes in many shows and exhibitions. She has been juried into the Canadian Quilt Association and the International Quilt Show in Houston. In 2016, she was named Quilter of Distinction at the Festival of Quilts in Calgary.

Margaret’s work is very personal; it is based on her family, friends, and favourite places. She is known for her cheery and inventive quilts, bright colours and unique style. She likes trying new techniques and her work is always evolving. Other creative pursuits include felting, knitting, weaving, pottery and stained glass.

Margaret is constantly acquiring new skills by travelling and learning from international teachers, particularly her mentor, Susan Carlson. She teaches her techniques as well as her own all over Canada and has recently started developing her own patterns.

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Artwork by Margaret Jessop

Mountain Forms

The Bow River - 2013

Whimsical Tree

Star of Bethlehem Over Calgary

The Four Elements

My Self Portrait

My Polkadile

My Blue Rose

My 1940 Ford

His Majesty

Harrison and His Butterfly

Musical Mom

Geologist Dad

Mirror Lake


Exhibition Artwork by Margaret Jessop

Never Ending Thread
Threads of Hope

Threads of Hope

For the Birds

For the Birds

Sand & Sea

I Love My Glasses
20/20 Vision

I Love My Glasses

Circles and Lines
Circles and Lines

Circles and Lines