Vintage Sewing

Visit to a working shirt factory

By on November 29, 2012

Hi We Sewists,
I was very lucky to be able to visit a still-working shirt factory in the middle of Melbourne city this week.
The fabric stashes! The building! The stock!

The everyday fabric cutter, weights and fabric on the cutting table
The everyday fabric cutter, weights and fabric on the cutting table

Established in the early 1950s, the business moved into its current premises in 1958… so as you can imagine, there is a lot of fabric…

Fabric
Rolls upon rolls upon rolls of fabric

If you’d like to see more pictures, I’ve written up a post at my blog,  Crimson Gardenia.

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