Muna and Broad Waikerie Shirt

Siobhan, a 30-something white Disabled woman, stands leaning on a hot pink cane. She wears a blush pink animal print shirt with soft collar, boxy fit and high low split hem, and black tapered knit pants.

I’m still catching up on the backlog of garments I sewed last year, by the considered system of ‘take a photo and write a blog post of a shirt as I wear it’. This is View B of the Muna and Broad Waikerie Shirt, a boxy shirt with yoke which features “an inverted box pleat at the back and a high-low hem with beautifully finished, mitered side splits.” Continue reading “Muna and Broad Waikerie Shirt”

Article published on Independent Australia

Hello again, just a note to say I’ve had an article published on Independent Australia. It’s in reference to Australia’s Chief Medical Officer, Paul Kelly, referring to the deaths of the vulnerable from COVID-19 as a “reaping”.

You can read it here: Chief Medical Officer’s COVID comment leaves the vulnerable gasping.

An article. Chief Medical Officer's COVID comment leaves the vulnerable gasping. By Siobhan Simper. Image of Paul Kelly, Australian Chief Medical Officer, a middle aged white man. After CMO Paul Kelly recently likened COVID deaths to "reaping", disabled woman Siobhan Simper says she feels let down and urges State and Federal Governments to reconsider their current approach to COVID.

Elbe Textiles Cornell Shirt and Style Arc Brooklyn Knit Pants

Hello friends! It’s been a long time since I posted sewing content, largely because it’s been a long time since I sewed anything. Prior to contracting COVID in January, I sewed up a heap of shirts (yet to be blogged). But post-COVID, with Long COVID seriously affecting my health, I knew sewing was just too much for me.

Siobhan, a white Disabled woman in her 30s, stands in her lounge room leaning on a hot pink cane. She wears a bold yellow, brown, black and white 70s style floral print button up shirt with grandpa collar, and slim fit black ponte pants.

Continue reading “Elbe Textiles Cornell Shirt and Style Arc Brooklyn Knit Pants”

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