Local exposure…

A couple of weekends ago, my local paper dedicated its Saturday art/lifestyle/fashion supplement to the resurgence of handmade, art markets, op shop, and vintage.

I was very lucky to be included, showing my vintage dresses.

As a fashion student, and vintage fan, I thought it was great exposure and was very excited to see a whole supplement dedicated to handmade.  I think people are starting to see the benefits of crafting things with love.

I often get stared at when I walk down the street “dressed properly”…do any of you?

• Meet the Author • parismegs


I live in Geelong, Victoria, Australia.


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  • Oh! cool you apperead in the newspaper!

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  • Yay! Great article! What pattern did you use to make the dress you are wearing?

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    • It is great to see that you could get some media interest – there is a growing interest in hand made. I am a sewer and am sewing a lot more of my clothes now that I am a full time mum. I always get comments on the clothes that I have made as they are different from the usual mass produced stuff. I am about to start on my first dress from a vintage pattern – I am very excited about it!

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    • Hi PepperReed,

      The pattern is a mail order #4566

      see this post – http://parismegs.blogspot.com.au/2012/03/mail-order-4566.html – at my blog :-)

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  • Woohoo, good on you!

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  • Most people do stare when I’m properly dressed. And that’s all the time ;)
    However sometimes people comment that more people should do it.
    I just hold my head high and put on some more red lipstick.

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    • People compliment me too…the other day I was wearing a new outfit 1930s dress & matching hat – I walked to the shops and about 4 people commented :-)

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