Robertson Potato Festival seamstress turns potato sacks into ball gown

Desiree Savage
By Desiree Savage
Updated June 14 2022 - 5:37am, first published May 30 2022 - 4:30am
STYLISH: It took Rachael Price around 30 hours to construct a gown from hessian for a fashion competition at the Robertson Potato Festival. Picture: Supplied

A SELF-taught seamstress from Calderwood in NSW's south with a penchant for recycling was named runner-up in a fashions on the field event at the annual Robertson Potato Festival in April.


Desiree Savage

Desiree Savage

Arts, Entertainment, Breaking News Journalist

I write about arts and entertainment, plus other bits and pieces in between at the Illawarra Mercury.

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