January’s Quirk Perk: Crafting With Cat Hair
CRAFTING WITH CAT HAIR by Kaori Tsutaya ($3.99)
Are your favorite sweaters covered with cat hair? Are there fur balls piled up in every corner of your home? Do you love to make quirky and one-of-a-kind crafting projects? If so, it's time to throw away your lint roller and curl up with your kitty! Crafting with Cat Hair shows readers how to transform stray clumps of fur into soft and adorable handicrafts. From kitty tote bags and finger puppets to fluffy cat toys, picture frames, and more, these projects are cat-friendly, eco-friendly, and require no special equipment or training. You can make most of these projects in under an hour-with a little help, of course, from your feline friends!
Kaori Tsutaya is a Japanese writer obsessed with cats. She exhibits her craftwork and runs kitty craft workshops to inspire other cat owners. Amy Hirschman is a translator and pop culture enthusiast living in California. She studied Japanese at the University of Pittsburgh and lived in Japan in 2002. She loves all things cute, quirky and creative. Amy is not a cat owner herself, but her friends will attest she is the greatest cat-sitter they have ever had.
ERIC SMITH is the cofounder of Geekadelphia, a popular blog covering all-that-is-geek in the City of Brotherly Love, as well as the Philadelphia Geek Awards, an annual awards show held at the Academy of Natural Sciences. He’s written for the Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Weekly, and Philly.com