Magpie Goose happenings

Kalumburu textile design workshop

Kalumburu textile design workshop

You've probably seen some of the beautiful photos that the Kalumburu Photography Collective took last year for us. In late 2017 we gave the newly formed group a brief and a budget and asked them to undertake a shoot for Magpie Goose - what they came back with was on point! The photos were bold, proud, unapologetic, fabulous. At the end of the project some of the women mentioned that their grandmothers, aunties and nieces would love to put their artwork onto clothing - and the seed was planted!  Fast forward to July 2018 and we set off from Katherine and travelled to Kalumburu...

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Magpie Goose at Telstra Perth Fashion Festival

Magpie Goose at Telstra Perth Fashion Festival

We were stoked to be invited to show our latest collection alongside WA label Kirrikin, at the 2018 Telstra Perth Fashion Festival.

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Magpie Goose Katherine screenprinting pilot

Magpie Goose Katherine screenprinting pilot

In September 2017 we offered screenprinting training to interested jobseekers in Katherine. Here we discuss what we learnt, what might be next, and share some photos of the crew printing.

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Kalumburu Photography Collective nails the brief!

Kalumburu Photography Collective nails the brief!

In late 2017 Magpie Goose commissioned the recently formed Kalumuburu Photograph Collective (KPC) for a selection of images showcasing Magpie Goose's first range.

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Celebrating our Kickstarter Backers

Celebrating our Kickstarter Backers

Hello there! Today we want to give a big shoutout to our first Kickstarter backers.  Last year we had an idea to create fabulous clothes from the beautiful hand screenprinted textiles being produced by remote art centres. In early 2017 we decided to launch a pre-order campaign on Kickstarter (crowdfunding platform), to help us understand the appetite for these clothes, and raise the much needed funds to start the business. The response was phenomenal. We reached our target of $20,000 within the first day (!!!), and within the month we had tipped $103,000. After this I was able to hang up my lawyer...

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