Kathy Barwick Design
Read more about this wonderful designer below.
1 How did you first get introduced to your craft?
At my wedding I became enamored by a beautiful plastic canvas cross hanging on my mother-in-law’s wall. I created one just like it. Inspired, I went on to create other designs and styles based on that original template.
2 What type of patterns do you enjoy designing the most?
Tissue box covers.
3 What are you most known for?
These three books – Precious Promise Crosses, Mosaic Tissue Covers and Native American Tissue Covers.
4 How do you jump-start your creativity?
I remember to have fun! I create designs and projects that I enjoy and that will accent things in my life. I share my passion with my friends and family. I also enter my projects in local fairs where I have won hundreds of ribbons and prizes. I let my imagination be my inspiration.
5 What season inspires you the most?
I am inspired all year long. I seem to always have some kind of pattern going.
6 On average, how many new patterns do you design each year?
7 Is there another craft you'd like to try your hand at?
Over the years I’ve done about every craft there is, but plastic canvas has become my passion, so no.
8 What is your favorite way to spend a Sunday afternoon?
Designing patterns on my computer or going to watch a movie.
9 What items do you always have in your craft bag?
Yarn, needles, scissors, hot glue gun, beads, and of course the pieces of plastic canvas I am working on.