I am a textile conservator with a passion for textiles. After many years working with Museums as a conservator, I opened Fabric of Life. I can now travel the world collecting hand made textiles from the makers. In my shop I can pass on their stories to my customers and promote a love of and undertanding textiles. I still work as a conservator but now do lots of other things as well.
A textile conservator with a passion for handmade fabrics from around the world, Mary displays her exquisite taste in fine design through
Fabric of Life, an online boutique and iconic Melbourne Street store in North Adelaide, South Australia.
From precious vintage works to contemporary wonders, each article in the Fabric of Life collection has been hand-picked by Mary
herself, guaranteeing both the Fair Trade authenticity of most items and the uniqueness of the Fabric of Life range.
Fabric of Life is the ultimate destination for high-end collectors and novice enthusiasts alike. Mary’s pieces have adorned the halls of art galleries, the walls of serious overseas collectors as well as the homes of everyday Australians. The consistent factor at every price point in the range is the passion for quality, respect for the artist and an impeccable eye for detail, setting Fabric of Life apart from its
Mary has created a world of colour and fine design