The Eclectic Kat

handmade with a smile

Form following form

I thought it might be nice to share how I made this.  Unfortunately, I didn’t think about making up a follow along post until AFTER I had already made the … Continue reading

October 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Measure twice

Recently while making a messenger style bag, I found myself musing on how I didn’t realize I had made the strap about a foot too long.  I know I measure … Continue reading

October 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Color differentations

I don’t have the best camera.  In fact, my only digital camera is my phone.  I have a lovely SLR, but totally not digital, making it less appealing to me.  … Continue reading

October 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

Goal Setting

Recently I’ve been dreaming of acquiring a small camper trailer and a vehicle with which to tow it.  With said vehicle and trailer I would travel around to different states … Continue reading

September 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

Waiting for fabric

The time between placing an order and receiving it in the mail is tortuous.  Knowing I’ll be holding the item(s), feeling the heft, and the smells.  Best of all are … Continue reading

September 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

More than just a carrot

Years ago I made a bunny outfit for Bunnarchy in Detroit.  To go with that fun, purple w/pink bunny outfit, I made a a bag to carry my water bottle, … Continue reading

August 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

Vibrating color combo

I’ve been taken with repurposing, upcycling, my old t-shirts.  I’ve looked at designs for making them into other shirt styles, aprons, and pillows, but I fell in love with the … Continue reading

August 2, 2012 · Leave a comment