Liz Watson uncovers a family treasure trove of textiles, garments, and photographs belonging to her great-aunt, celebrated Queensland designer Olive Ashworth.
Designer Alice Payne is inspired by the prolific work of swimwear icon Paula Stafford.
Megan Cope honours the bravery of Poonipun at Moreton Island in 1847.
An abandoned suit factory inspires an illustration of a Brisbane menswear institution.
Paul Hunt pays homage to a glamorous dress worn by beloved opera singer Margreta Elkins, drawn from the Darnell Collection.
Chantal Fraser takes a personal approach to some incredible beaded mourning attire from Papua New Guinea.
Maison Briz Vegas turn some vintage souvenir tea towels in to a series of humorous and symbolic new garments.
Designer Mark Neighbour follows a 1930s pattern from The Queenslander to produce a chic and contemporary child’s summer frock.
Writer Rowena Grant-Frost crafts a poignant story based on an image selected from the Fryer Library collection.
Contemporary Brisbane dressmaker Paula Dunlop creates a colourful beaded work that borrows a motif from an elaborate 1880s fancy dress costume.