This year, Craft Victoria turns the big four-oh (as in 'oh yes!' rather than 'oh no...') and we've lined up a whole slew of special events and projects to celebrate this.
Anthea and client at the 2009 L'Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival
First up is a series of four essays commissioned as part of Craft Word, a collection of essays celebrating Craft Victoria. To get things started, fashion designer Anthea Van Kopplen (of the envelope project) has penned a most excellent article on the subject of excess in fashion.