Cath Janes

Cath Janes

Cath Janes is the brains and stabbed fingers behind Kraken Kreations, which sells shouty, hand-sewn home decor and accessories for modern women. She also sews feminist and anatomical embroidery, dances in her sewing shed and once had a snapped sewing machine needle embedded in her right tit.


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Birth muthas

Positive birth experience? You can stick that up your episiotomy scar, says Cath Janes.
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A wife by any other name

When Miriam González Durántez was addressed as Mrs Clegg on International Women’s Day, Mrs Cath Janes’ lid naturally flipped.
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Seeing red

Periods are a pain in the parts at the best of times, says Cath Janes, so imagine it being 10 times worse. Thank goodness for Bloody Good Period, then.
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A blonde moment

A chance hair colour remark in a cafe made our writer Cath Janes see red.
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Jumping through hoops

When does the person stopping the triggering become the person pulling the trigger, asks Cath Janes. Trigger warning: contains many triggers.
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If you don’t share this status…

Cath Janes has had it with pass-agg Facebook statuses. If you agree, you’ll leave this article here for at least an hour.
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A bitch in time

Crafter Cath Janes has had it with quinoa jam and distressed kitchen tables. Where are the double-page spreads of bleeding fingers and exhausted tears?
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Darn feminists

Want to see more ambitious, competitive, brilliant women on TV? Look no further than The Great British Sewing Bee, says Cath Janes, holding her thimble finger aloft.
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Pink pounding

Crafter Cath Janes is sick of hearing the words “pink sells”. Here’s what happened when she questioned it.
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Why I’m a craftivist

Crafter Cath Janes has got the needle. Here’s why.