Cathe Holden is a Northern California artist, graphic designer, craft blogger and instructor. Since segueing from her early career in the advertising industry into the craft world she has been a Contributing Editor to Country Living and Molly Makes magazines, Chronicle Books craft book author, and instructor with a video series through Interweave. Cathe’s teaches creative classes in her home-based workshop/studio, Inspired Barn, a crafter’s wonderland that has been featured in several magazines including Country Living, Mollie Makes, Cloth Paper Scissors, and Where Women Create.
As a collector of vintage ephemera, Cathe creates mixed media assemblage art and collage using early graphics and advertising finds. She designed a line of vintage-style typographic and decorative stencils with iStencils.com. Her love of textiles encouraged her to take her unique aesthetic to another level designing beautiful fabric for use in a multitude of sewing projects and “soft-” mixed media and collage compositions.