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Carol Tulloch

Carol Tulloch

Jumper Jumper born by hand night and day, day and nightconsidered knit-purl patches, squares, oblongsembroidery cross, run over joins and planesbuckle into memories of its makingto...

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Shu-Ling Chua

Shu-Ling Chua

Like an Egg on a Spoon On our third date, sharing a comfy sofa at a bar in Werribee, you asked what my favourite colour was. “Why are you asking me?” It had seemed a child-like...

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Susan Bradley Smith

Susan Bradley Smith

After finishing undergraduate studies in Sydney I spent the 1980s in London as a young journalist. Part of my job involved turning up at formal functions, and one lunchtime my...

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Leila Lois

Leila Lois

Since I can remember, textiles have provoked feelings of comfort, wonderment and desire. Like most children I had a comfort blanket, a cotton sateen pillow, printed with meadow...

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Claire HM

Claire HM

Your favourite piece of clothing? (cw: weight loss)I’ve a clothes-buying confession to make. The things that I love most in my wardrobe are those things that are new. My heart...

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Emilie Collyer

Emilie Collyer

I find the textile message prompts existentially confronting. What does it mean to claim something as ‘favourite’? Is it a statement piece, like this yellow coat dress I found in a...

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Claire Rosslyn Wilson

Claire Rosslyn Wilson

I don’t normally dress boldly, I prefer the convenience of having an easy-to-match wardrobe, but I have a secret love for loud colours and complex patterns. Perhaps because of this,...

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Ben Walter

Ben Walter

Ben Walter is the author of What Fear Was (Puncher & Wattmann, 2022). He is a writer of lyrical fiction and poetry who has been widely published in Australian journals, including...

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Julie Maclean

Julie Maclean

Julie Maclean is the author of Kiss of the Viking (Poetry Salzburg), and When I saw Jimi (Indigo Dreams) - winner of the Geoff Stevens Memorial Poetry Prize (2012) and shortlisted...

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