Category Archives: textiles

iran: textiles

One of a series of photo-based posts documenting a trip that my mum and I recently took to Iran. My excitement at being in that beautiful country meant that I sometimes missed the details in our guides talks, so apologies … Continue reading

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new beginnings in work

As many of you know, for a bunch of reasons, I’ve needed to focus a lot of energy on things happening around me and to people close to me for a good year or more. It’s left me deeply exhausted … Continue reading

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workshops at the craft sessions

I’m starting to get very excited about all of the workshops on offer at the Craft Sessions … I really wish I could participate in all of them- if I could pick one class from each teacher, they’d be Leslie‘s … Continue reading

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I recently bought this beaded piece from the Junk Company in town (I love that place!). The guy who served me had no information about it, but it was marked as a teapot rest. At 9cm across, it seems pretty … Continue reading

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sarah’s quilt

My sister and I started making a small quilt quite a few years ago, when she returned to Melbourne after many years in East Timor. At the time, she was testing the waters to see whether she wanted to settle … Continue reading

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harris tweed upcycling

My dad and I share a passion for Harris tweed… for him, that passion is rooted inĀ  childhood memories of Geelong and western Victoria, where he, like many boys and men, wore jackets made from it, tailored either here or … Continue reading

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vintage laura ashley

I recently found an amazing Laura Ashley dress at my local Savers… The fabric is a print of dark salmon-pink sakura blossom on an indigo background- I don’t know if it is Japanese or just made to look like it … Continue reading

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