Fabric by the yard on long wooden tables, rolled out, measured and cut with tailors’ scissors; the weavers & makers of textiles & cloth; the local stores that awaited their delivery of french silks, velvets, grosgrains and all things millinery.
It can be linen & homespun, milliners’ notions, patterns & blueprints, ribbons, safety pins and anything inbetween.
Create a new picture in theme and #draper&mills & #bowerbird & tag @sibellacourt and I will choose a favourite to win a copy of Bowerbird.
This Saturday, I will be taking part in Vivid Ideas, as part of 2014′s Vivid Sydney. I will be discussing local aesthetics on a global stage, Australian interiors, objects, furniture and textiles on a panel with other designers including Russel Koskela & Rachel Castle. Come along!
When: 10am – 2pm, Saturday 24th May
Where: Museum of Contemporary Art, Circular Quay.
For more information, visit Vivid Ideas.
The lovely Lucy from The Design Files, recently visited me at The Society inc. and my home for a feature on her website. Check it out here.
The traditional traders of the tinsmiths, blacksmiths & silversmiths, hand-beating functional pieces into shape; and merchants who sold their wares from town to village to city.
It can be lights that hang & clip, anything stamped & official, stencils, scissors, utensils & vintage hardware.
Create a new picture in theme and #smith, #tinkers & #bowerbird & tag @sibellacourt and I will choose a favourite to win a copy of Bowerbird.
If you’re in Los Angeles, please join me for a book signing at French General on the 9th May.