Lovingly designed & handmade in Edinburgh

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Sweet Shop

It’s stripykat’s equivalent to a sweat shop. With so many things in the pipeline in the coming months I am in the middle of a major production run of bags, purses, cases, bracelets, earrings, kats so am surrounded by fabric, pins, and threads. I cut out 15 small purses on Friday and am slowly making […]

A true perfectionist

I have always been a bit of a perfectionist, but I now really scrutinise everything I buy, to the extent my bank account regularly gives a sigh of relief as my impulsive purchasing is a thing of the past. I think it’s all thanks to making things for a living.  I design, cut out, sew […]

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Spring clean

It’s all go in the stripykat studio at the moment cutting out and sewing lots of lovely goodies for the upcoming fairs and exhibitions and as a result my paper patterns are looking somewhat holey. I design and make my product patterns in paper (you’ll be pleased to know it’s 100% recycled) and pin them […]