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Pictured above is the Jewel Cut Bag now available in the shop.  It's a larger bag with plenty of room for your daily essentials and more. I plan to introduce a few more larger sized bags to the shop very soon. 

 This morning I shipped a batch of recent orders. 

Over the past few days I've been busy working on several custom orders. 

A couple weeks ago I introduced a batch of Harris Tweed Foldover Clutches to the shop. I'm really loving this design in the wool. The clutch pictured above just sold and reminded me that it's time to place an order for more tweed for upcoming fall and winter bags. 

 I have a wonderful selection of Harris Tweed samples to peruse. Shipping from Scotland can take several weeks so I need to place an order soon. Harris Tweed is quite costly and so is the shipping so I can only invest in a modest quantity. Orders are placed once a year. Very often I will only have enough of one weave to create 2 to 3 bags. So if you like one grab it while you can!


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When I first started sewing she would often sit right next to the sewing machine occasionally swatting at the lose thread at the end of my fabric. My partner walked by one day and said " Are you being a pesky little cat Anni?" That stayed in my mind so when it was time to name the shop, "Pesky Cat Designs" seemed perfect. She was actually far from pesky, with such a sweet and gentle demeanor. 

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