Textile Message | Series One

Clare Archibald

Clare Archibald

Your favourite piece of clothing? Textiles are so interwoven in my mind with the colour language they offer it is perhaps not surprising that my favourite piece of clothing...

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Miranda Edmonds

Miranda Edmonds

I was so pleased when I found these alphabet ribbons in an old box as they took me straight back to being young and having fun ribbons in my hair (before the horror of the...

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Anna Paolozzi

Anna Paolozzi

My favourite dress: it’s inky blue and I love it because it’s made out of the thinnest gauzy cotton and has Pre-Raphaelite ruching on the neckline. It’s longer at the back...

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Jenny Bennie

Jenny Bennie

I love my embroidered bag produced by the Keiskamma Project in the Eastern Cape. The initiative was started in 2000 in the hamlet of Hamburg to help women...

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Trish Bolton

Trish Bolton

I’m from Melbourne so perhaps it’s no surprise that the colour of my favourite piece of clothing is black. I have, over many years – make that decades – attempted to bid...

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Anne Marsella

Anne Marsella

Among my favorite pieces of clothing are my aprons, this one in particular, with its mock Catholic iconography, its Little Bo Peep plays the Virgin Mary theme. Most...

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Rowena Mondiwa

Rowena Mondiwa

The drawstring has long since been lost but the bookbag is still intact and I keep it folded up among my belongings. I often think about how it's my oldest possession, the...

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Tanya Huntington

Tanya Huntington

My favourite textile object? I've decided on an infinity scarf that my sister knitted following the pattern of a Moebius strip. It's too warm to wear it now, but I keep it...

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