Melbourne - home of FishPetals Do Fly sewing patterns

FishPetals Do Fly is based in Melbourne, Australia and I make sewing patterns for fabulous fabric hats. This is my home town!
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The West Gate Bridge Collapse - At 11:50 am on 15 October 1970, a 367-ft (112 m) span of the West Gate Bridge collapsed during construction. http://anengineersaspect.blogspot.com/2009/10/west-gate-bridge-collapse-on-its-39th.html#

The West Gate Bridge Collapse - At am on 15 October a m) span of the West Gate Bridge collapsed during construction.

A migrant family enters their new home at Maribyrnong, Victoria, 1965. Nissen huts were a common feature of life in a 'silver city'

A migrant family enters their new home at Maribyrnong, Victoria, Nissen huts were a common feature of life in a 'silver city'

Myer Chadstone in the 1960s. Behind the rock wall to the right was the entrance to the Chadstone Bowl (bowling alley)

HISTORY: Myer Chadstone in the Behind the rock wall to the right was the entrance to the Chadstone Bowl (bowling alley). This was how it looked when my family lived in Glen Iris

[Woman using a public telephone at Spencer Street Station] [picture] , State Library of Victoria

[Woman using a public telephone at Spencer Street Station] [picture] , State Library of Victoria

Victorian-era on-street male toilets. No such facilities for women (they had to go to the department stores, like Myer)

Victorian-era on-street male toilets. No such facilities for women (they had to go to the department stores, like Myer)

An Aussie shop with a difference- the roof garden of the Southland Shopping Centre, Melbourne in the 60s

An Aussie shop with a difference- the roof garden of the Southland Shopping Centre, Melbourne in the

Southland Shopping Centre Melbourne Victoria | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Interior court of Southland showing an elaborate water feature alongside the escalators

Victoria, Australia 1960s: 1966: Burke Rd, Camberwell. Picture: Herald Sun Image Library

Burke Road, Camberwell in Image: HWT archive. What life was like in Melbourne in the

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