Tag Archive: textiles

Tales of a table runner

Normally, I wouldn’t describe myself as a particularly argumentative person, but when I saw this stripy, woven, fringed textile in an opshop labelled as a table runner, I thought “what!? It’s a skirt!”… Continue reading

A Lao Lu look at last

How many hill tribe jackets is enough*? This is now my fourth, and was given to me by a friend a few years ago. Back then, it looked like this (and my hair… 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

Easy bag update

It kind of goes without saying that I love the ethnic/tribal/handmade look. But there are times when I’m not in that kind of mood and need something a bit plainer. So yay for finding… Continue reading

Bali: beyond the beaches

Seeing as I’ve now been home for nearly three weeks, it’s probably time I get my mind back on to Melbourne matters. so this post about Bali is the final one in my travel series… Continue reading

Bali: Destination Denpasar

Although I don’t really think of myself as much of a rebel, when I decided to come home to Melbourne via Bali I knew I wanted to see more than just the south… Continue reading

Sights of Seoul

Although I had so much fun solo in Seoul that I could go on about it for many, many posts, I decided to make this my third and last (following Stylish Seoul and Super-cheap Seoul).… Continue reading

Sold on Seoul

Until a month ago, if you’d asked me what I thought of Korea, you’d have been met with pretty much a blank stare. Despite my car being a Hyundai and my phone being… Continue reading

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