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Betty Grumble, Inclusivity and getting 'Perth-ed'

Betty Grumble, Inclusivity and getting 'Perth-ed'

February 08, 2019 1 Comment

My sister and I have a term, that we call getting ‘Perth-ed’, we’ve both lived in Sydney for a long time, and let’s just say it’s a town thats way more functional in a crowd than Perth is. Getting Perth-ed is when you’re out and about, with friends, maybe at a bar or on the dance floor and suddenly a person or group of people come along and totally take over the space you were in, like you weren’t even there. Happens all the time. When self help peeps say ‘take up more space’ I think ‘Oh Hell No!’, you stand over there and keep your space to yourself. As first world humans I think we’ve taken up quite enough space thank you.

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#worthofsewing

#worthofsewing

December 18, 2018

#worthofsewing The premise of the hash tag is to show an image of something you made (sewed) and ask people how long they think it took you to make it. To make people think about how long it actually takes.

I feel that it’s come about because when people find out that you can sew, they have a tendency to ask you to do things for them, because they think it’s quick and easy, that sewing you a new dress is something that could happen at the click of your fingers.

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Rise of the Witches

Rise of the Witches

November 14, 2018

So, for over 100 years people were tortured, humiliated and killed all for being ‘other’ for being different, for being outspoken, for being willful or angry or simply not fitting in. Maybe they said ‘no’ when they should have said ‘yes’. ‘Should have’. This kind of threat breeds a culture of conformity right? And fear? Fear of not fitting in, being singled out, being tortured ad murdered for our differences. This kind of fear then becomes inter generational, Mothers worry about their children and teach them  not to stand out, not to be different, to conform and be compliant, just to survive.

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Getting something custom made? Tips for working with a designer on your unique piece.

Getting something custom made? Tips for working with a designer on your unique piece.

April 05, 2018

If your thinking about getting something custom made, it can be really scary because you can never be 100% sure about what your going to get. So here are my top 4 tips for making the process and flawless as possible, and getting the garment of your dreams.

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