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Kathryn Erickson is pictured with one of the sundresses she makes for Little Dresses for Africa. (Contributed photo)

Stitching up happiness

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Kathryn Erickson's fingers rarely have a moment's peace. They're always too busy sewing.

"My fingers have to keep busy," said the avid seamstress. "Most of my life is spent sewing."


But there is barely a thread she sews that she keeps for herself. She sews quilts for local charities. She makes caps, mittens and scarves and drops them off at churches and elementary schools.

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