Soncha Iacono is a Melbourne artist who is a Heritage Hill regular.
Last time she was here, she was wearing an amazing white skirt, layers upon layers of different laces, doilies and scraps of fabric. I asked her about the history behind it and the story was so beautiful that I wanted to share it with you. It speaks of love through generations, of passing on skills and traditions, of keeping old memories close while forging new ones and it represents the coming together of a number of strong, amazing women in material form.
Since we’re coming up to International Women’s Day (March 8), this seems the perfect opportunity to introduce you to Soncha Iacono’s White Dress. (more…)