Category Archives: cat merchandise

Upcoming Events, June through September 2022

It’s just about time for show season to start! Over the winter I carefully considered how I wanted to manage my vendor show schedule. Last year I was in smaller weekly events like the farmers market with a few bigger events like Rock the Quarry and my own Open House events. The weekly schedule was […]

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A Rework for My Tote Bags

Just like all the other products I make, I took some time this spring to go over the issues and snags I’d encountered with my tote bags last year, and did my best to resolve those issues and streamline my production. The Tote Bag Rework I had found a lightweight canvas for my tote bags […]

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Custom Pet Memorial Votive, a Special Gift for Special People

Mothers Day, Fathers Day, Memorial Day, each is a day for a special gift, often something customized. A Custom Pet Memorial Votive is a gift for yourself to remember a beloved animal companion, or to send to a family member or friend to show you remember their companion too. While Memorial Day is a universal […]

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Pet Search Art, Craft, Vendor Show March 26

Pet Search Spring 2022 Art, Craft and Vendor Show Benefiting Pet Search and Homeless Animals Saturday, March 26, 2022, 10:00 am-4:00pm American Legion, 168 Park Avenue, Washington, PA I’m a little out of practice—I forgot to post this event! This is a fun one-day event that I last attended in April 2018; 2019 I had […]

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Brighten Up for Spring with Garden Flags

While your spring blooming plants are just getting started, add some color to your garden with garden flags! And I have a special offer for you to get two garden flags for $25.00. Read more and see a gallery of garden flags on The Creative Cat: Marketplace: Brighten Up for Spring with Garden Flags

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22 Cats Tote Bag, Accessory Bag and More

With this unique cat pattern you’re sure to find a kitty like yours! And it’s sure to brighten up these late winter days. I have a tote bag and a matching accessory bag, I’ve made masks with this pattern, and also a garden flag, keepsakes and votives and placemats, and have pillows planned and who […]

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Mail a Note with “Kitties Being Kitties” Notecards

Sometimes the simplicity of a single color line or tone on a beautiful paper stock tells the story. These four cards were my very first set of notecards, which I published in 1992. While in this era we are accustomed to a world of images saturated with color, these detailed ink drawings have just as […]

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If You Enjoy My Feline Artwork, You’ll Enjoy My “Feline Style Sampler”

In autumn 2013 I created this little portfolio piece, Feline Style Sampler, sketches and portraits, to include in presentations to prospective illustration customers to both show a variety of styles of illustration and my ability to design a little book like this and have it printed and bound. I was very pleased with the way […]

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Stocking Up on Accessory Bags

I spent the dreary weekend stocking up on handmade things, like these accessory bags, plus totes, dishtowels and more. But for now, Sienna is most excited about the accessory bags! I create my own “fabric” swatches by pressing the pattern on fabric using a fabric transfer, the kind often used for t-shirts and other garments, […]

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The Creative Cat New Year Newsletter

Happy Mew Year New Inspirations for 2022 Building on 2021 My goal for 2021, with my newly-established studio spaces, well-stocked materials and updated equipment, was to create more new things in the new year. But what became my motivational force was actually updating the way I made the things I had already designed. I not […]

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