Kathy Phillips has a diversified design background working over 20+ years in the Corporate world as a designer and Creative Director in the textile industry. Kathy has received a M.F.A. in Theatre Design, specializing in costumes. Kathy is a Pittsburgh native raised in a creative family that nurtured her artistic talent. Kathy has won first place and Best of show in the Art and Abstract Quilt category in the Charlotte Quilt show. Kathy recently opened her own studio called Artsy Fibers which truly displays her love of sewing, color and nature in all of her product. She is launching her first quilting collection called Into the Woods by Katrinka design. Kathy creates unique pieces of art, textiles and surface designs using handcrafted materials, dyes and fibers, while inspiring others to find their own “inner artist”. All of her collections have their own unique story to tell!