Summer Issue 60

Splash into summer with the Peppermint Bronte Bathers • Making peace with our bodies through life drawing • Say g’day to cover artist Luke John Matthew Arnold • Gaze into fashion’s future with Clare Press • One man’s mission to save the sea lion • A lifetime of twists, turns and lessons learned • Carly Findlay rewrites disability representation • Wakame hunting with Southern Seagreens • Get stitchy with our summery DIY challenge • A brief history of the bra • Kon Karapanagiotidis invites you to take a seat at his table •

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The Designer Bringing Wangaratta (And Magpies!) to NYFW

Melbourne designer Tara Whalley is still buzzing, having just sent her super-sweet designs down the runway at New York Fashion...

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The Stitch Up: The Coolest, Cleverest, Thriftiest Makes of the Month

If all the pretty Peppermint makes we’ve come across thus far are anything to go by, 2024 is set to...

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Nice Rack! This Plus-Size Market Invites Fashion Lovers to Take Up Space

For sustainable fashion to be truly sustainable, it’s vital that it remains accessible to everyone who wants to engage with...

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Sew Much Love: How This Kindness Project Became A Global Phenomenon

In 2016, one Hobart woman decided to sew and distribute small felt hearts to anyone who felt in need of...

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Calling All Heart-Led Businesses! Is Your Product Worthy Of A Clean + Conscious Award?

If you’ve got an ethical product that the world needs to know about, the 2024 Clean + Conscious Awards might...

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Create the Prettiest Summer Posy With Florist Alyssa Goodall

How to turn just-picked blooms into a just-so table arrangement? Forget the floral foam, says Alyssa Goodall, the clever soul...

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Crikey, I’ve Lost My Sewjo! Here’s How to Get It Back

All sewists have experienced it at one time or another – the mysterious case of the lost sewjo. Overnight the...

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Start Your Sewing Machines! The Latest Issue of Sew&Tell is Available Now

We like to think creating each issue of Sew&Tell is similar to setting up our own dream sewing room. There’s...

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Cut from the Same Cloth: A Love Story Beats at the Heart of This Fabric Store

For Rebecca Harper, Weft and Warp – an independent fabric store and sewing studio based in Canberra – is more...

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How to Cast Mainstream Fashion Aside and Find Your Authentic Style in 2024

In our digital age of trend forecasting and TikTok hauls, finding your authentic style can be more challenging than ever...

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Designer Ellie Whittaker on Spreading Fabric Joy and Making a Fool of Herself

Based in what she calls a “creekside paradise” on the Gold Coast, Ellie Whittaker has quickly made a name for...

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Wine Dining: This Caramelised Onion Tarte Tatin is Quick, Easy and Delicious

After a long day, many of us enjoy a glass of vino. But in a world with so many choices, which drop do you drink? Is food pairing...

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If you need someone’s permission to rest – you’ve got mine.

APRIL HÉLÈNE HORTON, ISSUE 60