Victoria Hannah's Blog

DesignYourOwnDress

Design Your Own Dress.

Rebecca Mayhew is an extremely gifted medium on Sydney's Northern Beaches and not only did I have the pleasure of designing a couple dresses for her recently but she also agreed...
Beautiful Well Fitted Plus Size Dress

The Importance of Beautiful, Well-Fitted Lingerie.

Lingerie. Just saying the word is sensual in itself and the French terminology is so much nicer than saying bra and knickers, don't you agree? Rather than trying to explain...
BespokevsOffTheRack

Bespoke vs Off-The-Rail.

What do Jacqueline Kennedy, Amal & George Clooney, Michelle & Barack Obama, Robert Downey Jnr, Princess Diana, Jennifer Aniston, Christine Lagarde to name just a few, all have in common?...
LearningtoScreenPrint

Learning to Screen Print

I destroyed so much fabric when I was young trying to either design a wonderful dress, before I became a patternmaker, or attempting to paint some fabulous creation whenever I...
BigCats

My Love Affair With Big Cats

I visited a lion park down in Hamilton in the middle of the North Island in New Zealand in the 1970s and fell in love as I held onto a...
RemovingOilStains

Don’t Wash Clothes When You Spill Oil On Them! Do This Instead!!

You're at your favourite restaurant and you accidentally spill oil on your favourite top – an expensive silk, voile or other natural fibre garment. What do you do?! Or perhaps...
ImmersionIntoArt

My Immersion Into My Art Continues…….

Wow, so much has happened since my last post! Last year I was taking control of my art by expanding and exploring my techniques and materials. This year, my sketching...
FreibergSaxonyNewYearsEve

New Year’s Eve in Freiberg, Saxony.

December 31st 2015 and we were on our way back to Freiberg where both my friends Heidi and Bernd studied. It is a journey they make every year to see...
DresdenandMeissen

Dresden and Meissen

Monday 28th December, 10:30am and we set off on a 2 hour drive to Dresden. One thing to keep in mind when travelling into a city on a busy work...
Mountains

A Visit to the Mountains

Saturday 26th December was a lovely sunny day and we drove up to Keilberg in the Czech Republic then back into Germany to go up Fichtelberg, berg in German is...