KatLine was founded in 2014 by Kathleen Qiu as a fashion and costume label. KatLine originated in Chicago before moving for a time to Tallahassee and finally settling in the San Francisco Bay Area, where Kathleen designs for private clients and the stage. Her recent stage works include Pirates of Penzance, Jesus Christ SuperStar, and In the Heights. Upcoming works include The House of Yes at Custome Made Theatre Co, You Mean to Do Me Harm at the SF Playhouse, and The Graduate at Palo Alto Players.
She is a full time electrochemical engineer and has a small herb garden made of cut beer and wine bottles. She tries to upcycle everything and recently obtained her dream trash can.