First Poncho

First Poncho, just in time for autumn Inspired by my recent trip to the Paris end of Collins Street I finished sewing my dark navy poncho today. Originally the design was to include some of my floral silk fabric. However struggling with how to blend the two fabrics in a pleasing way, I decided toContinue reading “First Poncho”

suburbia

Red Hibiscus. Before designing my fabric comes the sourcing and capturing of the flora that speaks to me in some way, be it colour, form or fragrance. I have two main themes , Indigenous Flora of the Bendigo region and Suburban Flora of the Bendigo region. Today I spent several hours in the studio photographingContinue reading “suburbia”

When it rains, mumma has to protect her babies

  This enormous (ground dwelling?) spider was out in the rain yesterday carrying her precious family on her back. I am assuming she may be a ground dwelling spider that did not want her babies to drown? Any other thoughts welcome.