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Summer Issue 52

Fighting fashion slavery with Grace Forrest • Holding on to climate hope • Under the microscope with science communication • Artist Delvene Cockatoo-Collins weaves family stories • Behind the seams with Little Tienda • Transforming our refugee policies • Get the dirt on worms • A pillowcase thrift flip and solar-powered DIY • Radical imagination for a better world • Craftivists knitting truth to power • Preserving for sustainability •

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A print magazine about style, sustainability and substance

Have Yourself a Crafty Little Christmas This Year…

Saying Christmas has become an over-commercialised holiday is a bit like saying water is wet or global warming is a...

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“Where Were the People I Recognised as Sewists?”: Meet the Patternmaker

Sunny days are here to stay with our latest free pattern – the Peppermint Skye Shorts – a dashing pair...

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Introducing the Peppermint Sustainable Shopping Guides: Brisbane Edition

Welcome to the first Peppermint Sustainable Shopping Guide – a carefully curated resource designed to help you discover the best...

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Cut It Out! Create These Cute Papercut Art Cards Just in Time for Christmas

Nothing beats the meditative practice of cutting out paper and Studio Flos‘ Claire Cassidy has it down to a fine,...

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Have Some Old, Leftover Fabric? Who You Gonna Call? Scrap Busters!

Picture this… You finish a fabulous sewing project and you bought just the right amount of material. All that’s left...

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Best of the Month: Inside the Metaverse, Tie Dye Fails and Letting Go of the Grinch

It’s time for another edition of The Monthly Mint – a chance for you to join in the Peppermint office chat...

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How Your Phone Can Help Make a Difference to the World

Scrolling on TikTok, sliding into someone’s DMs or simply giving your mum a call to complain about your day are...

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“Art Come To Life”: Luke John Matthew Arnold’s Joyous Collab with Gorman

Known for colourful prints, artist collabs and playful cuts, it’s probably a bit of an understatement to say that Gorman...

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Can Your Morning Routine Make You a Better Person?

Embracing a daily routine doesn’t have to involve waking up at 2.30am and eating three turkey burgers for second breakfast...

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The Good Bean: Get Your Fix of Fairtrade Coffee

With the support of Fairtrade Australia New Zealand, small-scale growers in PNG are tackling climate change...

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12 Sustainable Fashion Documentaries You Need to Watch Right Now

Break up your true crime and series-of-the-moment binging and add some ethical fashion to your watch...

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Sewing School: The Peppermint Skye Shorts Are Here!

Collaborating with London-based patternmaker Mandi Bharij from Make With Mandi, we’ve created the Peppermint Skye Shorts to be both glam...

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If you want to change the state of the world, start with a girl. If you don’t know how to start, start with your clothes.

– GRACE FORREST, ISSUE 52