'Australian Tree Bark Series #17' A-Line Dress by Lexa Harpell
Women's A-LINE DRESSES. Uniquely Australian Tree Bark Art Prints. Bold, Fascinating, Colourful women's apparel. See more garments and home decor items from these art prints at Red Bubble by Lexa Harpell. Quick delivery throughout the world.
Jan Taylor, Australia's representative at the Miss International beauty pageant in California, 1964, wore this dress as her 'national costume'. It was designed by Beryl Jents, a leading Sydney designer of the 1940s-60s, to promote Australia and Australian fashion to overseas audiences. The dress is embroidered with state floral emblems and wildflowers, including wattle. (Source: National Museum of Australia).
kangaroo paws... and making a skirt with a side pocket opening; a tutorial - Handmade by Carolyn
I made a new skirt using a pretty special piece of fabric… there’s a little story behind it. It’s a handprinted … Continue Reading →