One thing I love about
computers and blogging is
being able to 'meet' people,
I would never other wise have been
able to meet and call a friend.
One of those friends is Kathy Dykstra.
Kathy, is a designer, teacher, artist and blogger.
Her blog sewing_adventures.com
is full of inspiration.
Design by Kathy
Just a sample of the beauty/talent you
will find on her blog.
Kathy, has been a huge influence on my sewing and smocking. I used many, many of her designs
when they were published in AS&E.
A magazine no longer published and missed so much.
Kathy also designs for wee babies
and for wee care.
She offers many tutorials on her blog.
Her patterns are available through