Tag Archive: embroidery

Unfolding: New Indian Textiles

Today, I bring you the third part in the Melbourne Textile Trilogy (parts 1 and 2 here and here). This final instalment is at RMIT and is called Unfolding: New Indian Textiles. Unlike at… Continue reading

Textile triple treat

It doesn’t happen often, but when the cosmic forces of the universe align and all the planets fall into a favourable formation, Melbourne gets three textile/fashion exhibitions showing simultaneously. I’ve already posted about one of… Continue reading

Shorts for all seasons

Have you heard the expression “aspirational fashion”? It’s used to refer to ridiculously glamorous and expensive fashion which the admirer would never wear in real life, due to their social and/or financial circumstances.… Continue reading

Exquisite Threads at the NGV

If you love embroidery, put your hands in the air and say yeah! I’d have my hands in the air just like this little couple but it makes it a bit tricky to type,… Continue reading

A virtual visit to the House of Wandering Silk

Maybe it’s the changing winds of spring (or sprummer?) but I seem to have a serious case of itchy feet lately. As it’s not exactly practical to travel right now, though, I decided… Continue reading

Textile shopping at Open Studios

As much as I adore op shops, it’s kind of annoying that they’re only open during the day. (Then again, it’s probably a blessing that they’re not open 24 hours – imagine how… Continue reading

Ethical fashion interview #2: Origen

A few years ago I had the pleasure to meet, interview and even do a little bit of writing for Rose Marie Stirling, the founder and owner of Origen, a lifestyle store in Melbourne… Continue reading

Embroidered pom pom hat “how to”

As ubiquitous as they may seem thanks to the massive craft boom, I just can’t go past a pom pom. So there was no way I could resist this cap on my trip… Continue reading

March: denim, an embroidered cap and pom poms

In case you had wondered what had happened to the denim jacket I’ve been “weathering” since August, the answer is, not much. Denim is obviously pretty sturdy stuff as it has hardly faded… Continue reading