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It may not be the most popular subject of choice for all students these days, but a talented young woman from St George and Sutherland Community College is finding success in sewing. One of the college’s sewing students, Ellen Shearsby, who was studying textiles remotely, received top marks for her major work. She was accepted to the University of Technology Sydney to study fashion, thanks to her memorable creation. Ms Shearby was inspired by the Australian landscape, including coastal beaches, to create an all-sustainable design featuring denim jeans, upcycled knitted t-shirts, organic cotton and eco-dyed materials from leaves of eucalyptus.

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Inspired by the landscape: Ellen Shearsby studies fashion at UTS after earning top marks for her major textile project at St George and Sutherland Community College.

Inspired by the landscape: Ellen Shearsby studies fashion at UTS after earning top marks for her major textile project at St George and Sutherland Community College.

It may not be the most popular subject of choice for all students these days, but a talented young woman from St George and Sutherland Community College is finding success in sewing.

One of the college’s sewing students, Ellen Shearsby, who was studying textiles remotely, received top marks for her major work.

She was accepted to the University of Technology Sydney to study fashion, thanks to her memorable creation.

Ms Shearby was inspired by the Australian landscape, including coastal beaches, to create an all-sustainable design featuring denim jeans, upcycled knitted t-shirts, organic cotton and eco-dyed materials from leaves of eucalyptus.

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