Bespoke Handmade Bow Ties for Groomsmen

Posted on Aug 3, 2016 in BIG News!, Commissioned Work, New Products | 2 Comments
Bespoke Handmade Bow Ties for Groomsmen

As the summer continues, we’ve been working on some more wedding commissions! Bow ties are something we’ve always wanted to offer so what better than to provide for a previous client, who’d asked us to create his art deco invitations.   You may well recognise this (art) ‘Deco’ pattern  from our Bespoke Wedding Invitations post and it was lovely to be asked to utilise it again. From […]

Bespoke Wedding Invitations

Posted on Feb 25, 2016 in Commissioned Work, Wedding Stationery | 3 Comments
Bespoke Wedding Invitations

With wedding season just around the corner, we’ve been busy at The Kat & Monocle designing custom-made invitations. Did you know that we can create them to your exact specifications? Well you do now! And furthermore, they do not have to match our usual illustrative style as you will see in some of the examples below. […]

Commissioned Pet Portraits

Posted on Jan 19, 2016 in Commissioned Work, Promotions and Offers | No Comments
Commissioned Pet Portraits

On this bright winter’s day we’ve decided to promote our Pet Portraits as we feel it’s a service we just don’t celebrate enough! It seems ironic really, considering this is how most of our design ranges are initiated, so as it’s the beginning of 2016, we’re going to promote this service more! Hand drawing plays such an important […]

New Silk Ties for 2016!

Posted on Jan 12, 2016 in Commissioned Work, New Products | No Comments
New Silk Ties for 2016!

Happy new year folks! I hope yours has started with a bang and that you’re all refreshed for the year ahead :) Here at the Kat & Monocle, we are delighted to officially launch our new collection of Silk Ties! You’ll remember from our previous post that the first of our designs was the Prism Silk Tie, but we […]

Market Stall Workshop at Print Club London

Posted on Aug 28, 2015 in Workshops | No Comments
Market Stall Workshop at Print Club London

One very sunny Saturday, on the 22nd August, Katrina Wight, our creative director, volunteered to run a workshop at Print Club London, offering handy hints and tips to other creative sellers from the Etsy London Local Team on how to run a market stall. There were many requests via the team’s Facebook page for advice on […]

Make your own Espadrilles with The Makery

Posted on Aug 17, 2015 in Workshops | No Comments
Make your own Espadrilles with The Makery

On Thursday 13th August, Katrina Wight, our Company Director had the honour of assisting Suzie Kemner of Suzie London to run the ‘Make your own Espadrilles’ workshop with The Makery at John Lewis on Oxford Street. The Makery, a company based in Bath, who have been leading all sorts of fabulous, creative workshops since 2009, have only recently spread […]

Handmade Silk Ties – Now Available from our Shop!

Posted on Aug 12, 2015 in New Products | No Comments
Handmade Silk Ties – Now Available from our Shop!

We’re very proud to announce that our very latest, and may we say very dapper, edition to our range – the Handmade Gentleman’s Silk Tie, is now available from our online shop! Having learned to make a tie through last week’s ‘Make a Tie’ workshop at The Makery, we decided to dabble in silk and […]

Our First Handmade Tie!

Posted on Aug 7, 2015 in BIG News! | No Comments
Our First Handmade Tie!

It’s here! Our very first Handmade Tie, thanks to The Makery Bath, (http://themakery.co.uk/), for their excellent ‘Make A Tie’ workshop. We’ve been really looking forward to delving into menswear and are so excited about developing our men’s ranges further! The tie features our very own ‘Triangular’ fabric design, digitally printed in the UK, which we think […]

NEW Baby Grows!

Posted on Aug 3, 2015 in New Products | 2 Comments
NEW Baby Grows!

Our NEW Baby Grows are available to buy online and we’re very excited about them too! They come in a rainbow of beautiful colours, which are really fun and playful and a break away from your average pink or blue :) They are all hand printed in the UK onto 100% organic cotton, using eco-friendly, water-based inks. They come […]

‘Elizabeth My Deer’ in Fine Working Progress

Posted on Jul 31, 2015 in BIG News! | 2 Comments
‘Elizabeth My Deer’ in Fine Working Progress

We’re always happy to get on with what we do best and that’s drawing! As part of our NEW ‘Forest Frolics’ range we are developing a range of beautiful illustrations based on woodland animals, with an added quirky twist! These will all be incorporated into repeat pattern as well as placement design and we look forward […]