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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Sewing School: Take A Twirl With The Peppermint Somerset Swing Dress

Get ready to splash into summer with our latest pattern, the spectacular Peppermint Bronte Bathers...

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Stitch, Please! Dabbling With Embroidery and Creative Connections

Sewcial needlework and inspiring yarns – embroidery is more than just embellishments on cloth and clothing. Our Sewing Coordinator Laura...

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Hear That? It’s the Sound of Cricuts (The Crafty Machine That’s Taken Over Instagram)

It’s the stickering, stencilling, decal-making wonder you didn’t know you needed – and suddenly it’s all over socials. But what...

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Little Tienda: Sustainable, Size-Inclusive Style That’s Not “Beige”

Dreaming of free time and solitude, mother-of-three (now four) Em Dezentje did what any sane person would do: she set...

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Peppermint Book Club: 7 Juicy Queer Reads From Secret Book Stuff

From stories of resistance that remind us the fight isn’t over yet to steamy tales and books that simply have...

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Pick of the Bunch: Brisbane’s “Rearranged” Exhibition

It appears the good folk at the Museum of Brisbane have gone wild for flowers. Case in point: the recent...

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Hop to It: 5 Speedy Scrap-Busting Easter Projects

If the scent of butter-slathered buns and the promise of a long, lazy weekend has you feeling stitchy, then we...

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Meet the Sea-Loving Sisters Behind Intimates Label Bimby + Roy

You might know Bimby + Roy for its super-cute printed knickers and bras, but did you know this purveyor of...

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Clean, Green and Tween: 11 Feel-Good Beauty Buys for Youngsters

Doting dads, concerned mamas, the cool big sister we always dreamed of having… Whoever you are in this scenario, chances...

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The Stitch Up: This Month’s Me-Made Finds are Sew Spectacular

Well, stitchy friends, for a short month (albeit longer than usual this year) you clever clan have pulled together an...

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These women-led brands are taking action to champion safe, supportive and ethical business

This International Women’s Day, we’ve proudly partnered with Ethical Clothing Australia to shine a light on five inspirational, women-led businesses...

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Wine Dining: How to pair the perfect drop with your dish

After a long day, many of us enjoy a glass of vino. But in a world with so many choices,...

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