Summer Issue 56

Secondhand summer • The slow art of making • Don’t look up • Get curious with Jonathan Van Ness • Unlearning ableism with Carly Findlay • An exclusive extract from Grace Tame’s new memoir • The evolution of sewing circles • An easy, breezy t-shirt dress DIY • Crochet your way to a brand new bag • Three summer-ready avocado recipes • Behind the seams with The ANJELMS Project and Ngali •

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All You Need is Love (and Chocolate): Ethical Treats Made for Sharing

It’s easy to be cynical about Valentine’s Day, but, at its heart, it’s a holiday all about celebrating love, which...

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The Stitch Up – Start the Year with Some Stunning January Makes

New year, new makes! Peppermint Stitchy Pals are starting the year off on the right foot with a cavalcade…

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Peppermint Book Club: 10 Books to Kickstart Your Reading in 2023

If there’s one thing better than curling up in your favourite nook with a page-turner of a book, it’d be gushing...

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So You Want to Learn More About… Nutrition

According to a recent, self-conducted survey, Endeavour College found almost half (46%) of participants cared more about their health now...

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A List of Resources For Not Celebrating 26 January

The 26th of January is a day commemorating formal incursion into Aboriginal lands by colonist invaders, that for some reason...

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Wine Talk: Why is Sustainability in Winemaking So Important?

Whether we care to admit it, it’s often beautiful design – or perhaps an evocative description on the back of the label...

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“Seize This Moment”: Women from 20 to 70 Share Stories of Revolution

Generation Women Australia is a multigenerational storytelling night held in Sydney and Melbourne. ⁠Founded by Georgia Clark...

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How this Sustainable Fashion Blogger Planned Her Carbon-Neutral Wedding

Weddings can cost an absolute, tear-inducing fortune. But there’s one cost that should be in every...

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Why this Pioneering Ethical Fashion Label is “No Longer a Sustainable Brand”

The first fashion brand in the southern hemisphere to become Fairtrade certified, Etiko...

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“It Shows Us What It Is That Is Worth Saving”: Aurora’s Five Songs for the Earth

“Our world and our environment have always been a heart matter for me.” So says Aurora Aksnes...

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A Few New Year’s Re-Sew-Lutions from Some of our Favourite Sewists!

Congratulations everyone, we made it through 2022! However, as Smash Mouth so adroitly said, “The years start coming and they...

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Letter from the Editor-In-Chief: 2022, So Long, Farewell, Goodbye…

Hey friends, are we there yet? This year, for me, has felt a little like a slow crawl to an...

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What’s the rush when all that really matters is how we care for each other during this human experience?

– DR REBECCA RAY, ISSUE 56