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how we make the Universal Tote Pack

how we make the Universal Tote Pack

October 03 2020

we share with you the craftsmanship and process that goes into each of our made-to-order Universal Tote Packs, which take over 17 hours to make in our Brunswick atelier. by making each of these totes through a made-to-order model, each piece receives the love and attention it truly deserves. 

SisterWorks x simétrie | Sisterly Collection

sisterly collection - the story behind the collaboration

September 17 2020
benefits of making it yourself

benefits of making it yourself

August 29 2020
reconnecting with creative activities offers a sanctuary for us to experience joy and meditative flow. there are many reasons why creativity is good for us. in this piece, we explore the physical and mental benefits of creating on our overall well-being.  
meet clem: the upcoming craftswoman behind simétrie’s leather bags

meet clem: the upcoming craftswoman behind simétrie’s leather bags

August 15 2020
as a true artisan, Clem brings a wealth of experience, heart and traditional construction techniques to her practice. whilst Clem is not able to create in the studio with us, we are taking this opportunity for you to get to know her.
meet the craftswoman behind the thick tote bag: kim ryan

meet the craftswoman behind the thick tote bag: kim ryan

July 17 2020

to celebrate the re-stocking of our much-loved Thick Tote Bag, in collaboration with Mosey Me, we are shining a spotlight on the craftswoman behind each tote - Ballarat based, Kim Ryan.

the torch: supporting life beyond incarceration

the torch: supporting life beyond incarceration

June 18 2020
at simétrie, we are shining a light on The Torch, an incredible organisation in Victoria that provides an avenue for change for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander offenders and ex-offenders. 50% of proceeds from our archive sale are going towards this incredible organisation. find out more about how you can also support The Torch.
it's time to show our support

it's time to show our support

June 08 2020
at simétrie, we have put together a collection of australian BIPOC individuals and businesses to amplify and support - now and in the future.
comfort in creativity | part 2

comfort in creativity | part 2

April 26 2020
shortly after social distancing measures were put in place & creative industries were drastically affected, I reached out to a few creative individuals to ask them how their creative practice is helping them through it. this week in the series we hear from artist Delta Venus, jeweller Elizabeth Herman, & weaver Rachel Wood. 
comfort in creativity | part 1

comfort in creativity | part 1

April 12 2020
at times of uncertainty, we all turn to art for comfort. i asked some of the creatives in the fashion/art world around me how they are dealing with the current situation, & how their creative practice is helping them get through it.
bag making film

bag making film

April 22 2019
a film showcasing the handmade creation process of the Crescent Moon Pouch, designed and made in Melbourne, Australia.
the design process

the design process

April 03 2019
how long does it take to design an eco leather bag? how long does it take to make by hand? this week we’re talking about design, workshops and what slow fashion means (and why it’s important).