A Form of Activism

“Zeitgeist source  collections through careful selection of garments from second-hand stores, re-fashioning them into new items and changing the way we envisage second-hand clothes, further enlightening us to the wasteful nature of fast fashion.” I spoke with the designer and founder Tanushri-Radha Saha about her textiles explorations and why she started the label.  What made you…

Embroidery by Shakirra

Shakirra Rees is a fibre artist and textiles designer from Central Coast, Australia.   How did you get into textiles? I first got into textiles during year 10 in high school. I was more into drawing and art when I was younger and did visual arts as a subject as well, but I enjoyed textiles and…

How Cotton Buds are the Next Best Thing to Bugle Beads

One of the many aspects I like about embellished textiles is its ability to draw you in close and take a moment out of your busy life to focus solely on what is in front of you. Jessica Grady’s work does just that. She creates incredibly detailed surface designs using resources that you wouldn’t really…