A new batch of corduroy Wayfarer Purses are in production at the Pesky Cat Designs studio. They should be finished and available in the shop next week. The purse posted above sold a few weeks ago and was made from olive green cotton corduroy with an ultrasuede applique. I'm also waiting for a shipment of new fabric to arrive this week so I can begin another batch of handbags made from cotton canvas, cotton twill and ultraseude. I hope to have these available in the shop very soon as well.
Katzenhohle by Dornroeschen Filzunikate I recently came across this incredible cat bed made by German artist Dornroeschen Filzunikate. This beautiful piece of functional art called a Katzenhohle , cat cave, is handmade of felted wool. It's definitely the most unique cat bed I have ever seen. It would bring a bit of nature into my urban NYC home. I think my Anni would love a cat cave although her favorite spots right now are the pillow behind my head in bed, a straw basket that was meant to store magazines and a storage box made from fabric that becomes a hammock when she sleeps in it. My sweet Anni FOX 5 Update : A while back I wrote a post about a story that Fox 5 news was doing on Etsy and the handmade market. I was interviewed in my studio as part of the feature. An Etsy press agent recently informed me that the story aired April 15th and he also missed it. He said he is trying to get a copy of it from the studio. I'll be sure to post a link to it when it becomes ava