Fashion, design & sustainability // teacher / researcher / designer

Shirring for sailing

Here is a trio of shirred dresses whipped up this week. Kate, a photographer living on the Sunshine Coast, requested three light skirt/dresses in her choice of fabrics. She works as a photographer on cruise ships, and needs a wardrobe that is light to pack and suitable for sunny climes. She posted me the fabric, …

Frock for a finalist

A good friend Leanne is a finalist in the Design Institute’s GOTYA awards for textiles, and needed something special to wear. She picked out two gorgeous fabrics from Tessuti – a burnt orange silk satin and a steel grey silk double georgette. The design is simple, slightly gathered at the waist, with the sleeves turning up to …