||Katrina Walker is an educator and
designer specializing in textiles, construction and surface design techniques. She traditionally works with
natural fibers, particularly silk and wool. Initially trained in apparel, Katrina is known in the quilting world for her simple but bold single-layer creations using Pojagi inspired seaming techniques combined with traditional quilting block designs.
As an educator and designer for the home sewing industry, Katrina represents SVP Worldwide as an educator for Husqvarna Viking and Pfaff sewing machines. She also writes and
creates designs for publications such as Threads, Stitch,
Sew News, Creative
Machine Embroidery, CraftStylish and CraftStylish.com and teaches
as a faculty member of The Silk Experience. In addition, Katrina has previously worked
as a Family and Consumer Sciences educator, as well as in the apparel industry, in apparel development for Nordstrom Product Group and Recreational Equipment, Inc.
She is an active volunteer as a
Clothing and Textile Advisor, and with the Washington 4-H Youth Development organization. She currently
serves as a member of the state 4-H Clothing and Textiles program development team, and as a trustee on the Washington State 4-H Fair Board.
Katrina is an alumna of Wellesley College. She has additional education in
Textile Science, Fashion Theory and Patternmaking, and is a
Palmer/Pletsch Certified Sewing Instructor.
She is a member of the Association for Sewing and Design
Professionals and the
American Sewing Guild.