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Back in batik with Timi Alaere

 As you’d probably have realised by now, I’m a huge fan of the bold prints and colours of traditional textiles from all parts of the world. So when Nigerian-born designer Timi Alaere offered… Continue reading

Batik for Bali

As I mentioned in my last post, I’m off overseas this week. Here’s my holiday wardrobe… I’m quite proud of myself as it’s nearly all either DIY or op-shop stuff, including this white… Continue reading

Batik is back

Another quickie today – I am trying to think of some questions to tag other bloggers with as per my most recent post but my brain is on a break (it is the… Continue reading

Batik, baby, ye-ah!

Although my life is, like, a constant whirlwind of social engagements and glamorous fashiony events* I do sometimes just manage to squeeze in some writing gigs, the most regular one being for Peppermint… Continue reading

Boro’d time

Don’t I look young in this picture? That’s because it is from three years ago. Yes, back in 2016 I started altering this child’s kimono* that I brought back from Tokyo some time… Continue reading

Patch Perfect

As much as I’d like to believe that the universe gives you what you ask for, I haven’t often found it to be true. But I’d been in the mood for 70s styling… Continue reading

Big black dress; big styling potential

Although I’m not usually one to wear much black, I couldn’t ignore the potential of this dress when I found it at Vinnies recently for around $8. Even though it pretty much looked… Continue reading

Journey into blue

Hello, it’s been a while, hasn’t it? I assure you, I do have some DIY projects on the go that will be ready to share with you in the next few weeks or… Continue reading

DIY drama: Chinese opera coat

When I’m in need of everyday-type procrastination, I rummage through The Fabric Stash On The Floor In The Spare Room. But for special occasions, I treat myself to a rummage through The Fabric… Continue reading

VAMFF 2017: what I wore

VAMFF is over for another year and it’s back to working at home in ugly trackies and old T-shirts for this little black duck. But no one wants to see that! So I thought I’d show… Continue reading