Sewing and repairing clothing at home no longer deemed ‘daggy’.
Julie and one of our wonderful students (and now friend) Jenni were interviewed by Hailey Renault of ABC News Brisbane in our studio.
Thanks Jenni for your time and your most appreciated support!
This was a follow up session after Julie was interviewed live on ABC Radio (with Leon Compton about the value of learning to sew) on Friday 5 January.
You can read the complete article here:
Photo by Hailey Renault (ABC)
Julie was interviewed by ABC Radio Brisbane as part of their Summer Mornings “Learn Something New” segment. The topic was about learning to sew and that sewing is the new black. Julie covered the steps required to start your sewing journey and the accompanying personal benefits of joy, self esteem, confidence and the extra value that made-by-hand items bring.
Ministry of Handmade has an article featured in Queensland Homes online magazine. As we launch our Art Series of Ottomans it is great to see this wonderful magazine getting behind Queensland’s small business community.
See the Queensland Homes article
Julie featured in the “Slow Clothing Project: 40 garments in 40 weeks” as the first garment makers. This is an article by Kerri Harris on slowing down the fast fashion epidemic. The Slow Clothing Project is the brainchild of Jane Milburn of Textile Beat.
See the ABC article
BNE Magazine featured Ministry of Handmade in their article called “Long live handmade”. The article showcases three Brisbane businesses catering to the desire for handmade goods. Julie’s interview is the first of the three. The feature appears on pages 10 and 11.
See the two-page spread.
Wow! What an honour.
Julie was asked to speak at the Carindale Library in conjunction with the launch of the movie “The Dressmaker”. The event was well attended and the response was fantastic.
It is great to see such an interest in the handmade craft of dressmaking. We are sure the movie will do well at the box office.
Sew you can make it yourself. A great article about Julie and the “Handmade not manufactured” design revolution. The article is a two-page spread (pages 16 and 17). You can view the original article through Issuu.com.
Homemade section. Lampshades! This was an awesome piece of media coverage for us. Nearly a full page. We really appreciate Carly Hennessy’s focus on Homemade and the exposure she has brought to our business.
Brendan Murphy came to our studio and interviewed Julie for an article to include in his website findhandmade.com.au where he promotes people that are passionate about handmade.
Brisbane’s premier weekly lifestyle magazine. Ministry of Handmade and Julie featured on a two-page spread about craft and the philosophy of slowing down and accomplishing something that builds your self-worth.
The feature appears on pages 12 and 13.
Read the article
Julie featured on the home page and had a brilliant article written about Ministry of Handmade.
Read the article
Map Magazine interviewed Julie for their Village Neighbourhood section. This small article appears on page 12.
Article in Map Magazine
Article in Bayside Star on 19 June 2013 with Graham Quirk Lord Mayor of Brisbane to celebrate “Saviours of the Lost Arts”.
Article celebrating 100 Days of Handmade appeared in the “HOMEGROUND” section on page 63 of the Sunday Mail, written by Carly Hennessy.
See the article