#Campaign #Pre-Christmas Post October 30 2017
#Campaign ... 'La Boheme' June 29 2017
Inspiration from Malta ...
What a great location to test out LIBERTY fabrics, and certainly made sure that I packed well to stay 'cool & comfortable' in searing temperatures, unusual for this time of year. I rolled, tied and packed 12 pieces and paired them up, experimenting with layering to get everything in (1) Carry-On, in addition to Lingerie and Toiletries and taking (1) pair of comfortable walking shoes with supporting arch.
#want to be noticed #feel alive! ...
This 'silver-haired' Lady, got a surprise when an Italian standing at his Carvery with stuffed pig, burst into song with 'o sole mio' as he saw me approach wearing my famous La Boheme Pantaloni/Pantaloons, not to mention a wink from a Customs Officer in Brussells.
My Tip for the Mammas and Nunnas who want to stay cool and on-trend, MishNMesh is certainly AUTHENTIC! ... Hence my Campaign for this 'Chat', some very 'loose-fitting' Pullover Dresses, but fitted through bust with draping pockets complimented with Pantaloons.
Find MishNMesh at these Creative Hubs ...
1 July ... Outback Fringe Festival, Quilpie
14/15/16 July ... Rocky Riverfest
22 July ... Jazz at the Gallery, Warwick
30 August ... Weengallon Pink Ladies Day
Contact Me: 0438133753 or Email: email@example.com
MishNMesh BLOG 17 ... Edition 3 February 19 2017
hello my Ladies! This is the first Newsletter for 2017.
Welcome! to those who have recently signed up for the Blog News @MishNMesh.
CUSTOMER SATISFACTION GUARANTEE has now been revised and added to the NEW Business Card now available. One thing I have overlooked is stating a TIMELINE for any RETURNS/ADJUSTMENTS. My preference is within 14 days. This will be noted in the next round of printing more cards.
LIBERTY DESTASH is in abundance here in my Studio. Plans are afoot to get more bundles cut for purchase by Crafters & Quilters. I have found that the Bundles x 24 pieces x .75/3” square @ $6 per pack seem to be most popular, however, larger bundles are also available.
NEW MISHNMESH COLLECTION for High Summer2017 … had its first launch at TCMF2017 in January. The emphasis on ‘country’ and ‘urban’ styles are very much liked and followed on Instagram@MishNMesh by Music Artists, Nat Pearson and Demi Louise and the like. Selling ‘off-the-rack’ fast, however, I am reproducing more of it at my own pace and taking custom-orders. As the demand for ‘made-to-measure’ garments increases, I have now altered the turn-around to 4 weeks.
ARTISAN DEMONSTRATION … I was asked to perform as an Artisan at the Tamworth Country Music Festival 2017 over (9) days, where I became ‘the busking dressmaker’, competing with Musicians on Peel Street for a spot of attention. What I had discovered was that it’s a very attracting activity and it appeals to me that I should do more of it. What an opportunity to showcase *handmade quality garment-making, *to support local businesses and at the same time *reduce your carbon footprint for a more sustainable approach to the ‘slow fashion’ industry. ARTISAN MADE, not mass made.
DATE CLAIMER …
15/16 April 2017 … Easter in the Country, Roma
17/18/19 … Craft Alive, Rockhampton (to be confirmed)
MOTHER’S DAY COMPETITION … how about sending in PICS of YOU wearing MISHNMESH? Kind of like the idea? What’s the PRIZE?
BEST DRESSED WINS a FREE CUSTOM-MADE GARMENT from MIshNMesh.
(Note: Terms … agree to share on Social Media)
Get your FRIENDS involved, because LIKES and SHARES could make you the WINNER for MOST POPULAR.
Until next ‘Chit Chat’ … Margherita @ MishNMesh on Instagram;
/MishNMesh onFacebook and Website: www.mishnmesh.myshopify.com
#mishnmesh newsletter October 01 2016
So wonderful that you’re here!
Thank you for joining the MishNMesh community.
Now that you are a ‘groupie’ so to speak, you now will have first hand information on Classic and Seasonal Prints from LIBERTY ART FABRICS. You should know that MishNMesh is recognised as ‘bespoke garment-making’ by LIBERTY OF LONDON.
THE PRODUCT BRAND … MISHNMESH … WHO MAKES IT? …
I am Margherita, the Designer and Maker of the MishNMesh Collection.
MishNMesh saw a niche in the market that had to be filled. Everyone is different. I have spoken to customers of all ages to find out what they are looking for. .
I wanted to introduce a business model that catered for:
*a customer’s need; *what customers care about; *what customers want; *and solve customer problems, in that, I would create a product that is *bespoke *custom-made and decided to build the brand on an ‘old-fashioned’ service *specialising in ‘made-to-measure’.
For ME, the most important factor was to be true to myself, stay *ME as a brand; stay *small as a local business; stay *passionate about what I do and how I do it.
I feel that the only way to truly connect with the customer is to show that the values I hold dear are actually embedded in the business and that my brand is sustainable i.e. it’s made by me only ( I do not source my work out); the garment is designed for our Qld Lifestyle, so it has to be durable and very comfortable, so ‘wear it to death’.
The FABRIC … LIBERTY ART FABRICS … TANA LAWN
I only use ‘high quality’ Cotton that is fine and durable. I choose to buy Liberty Art Fabrics because I have trust in its quality. It has been manufactured in Lancaster, England, but in the last 2 yrs, prints that I have chosen for the MishNMesh Collection are actually being printed in Milan, Italy. I have since noticed that the fabric is silky and softer and just a tad finer. I can certainly vouch for its quality. There is NO SHRINKAGE and NO COLOUR LOSS. I am also told that it is CHEMICAL FREE and ALLERGY FREE.
CUSTOMER SATISFACTION GUARANTEE … Ask me to make one JUST FOR YOU!
So there are some good perks that come with being BESPOKE. I get to custom-make a garment JUST FOR YOU. I just need your Measurements and a brief CHAT with you always helps. So you can ring me or email me, whatever suits. Check out FIT ME POLICY on my website: www.mishnmesh.myshopify.com for your ‘Customer Satisfaction Guarantee’.
EXCLUSIVE TO YOU only AS A SUBSCRIBER … PROMOTIONS to receive a DISCOUNT at CHECK OUT with your online purchases.
Spring is in the air and Summer is just around the corner. Some lovely temptations on the horizon, so stay tuned for some Sampling in Edition 2 .
That will do for our first ‘Chit-Chat’ in Edition No. 1. Just an INTRO really.
Look out for Edition 2 via MAIL CHIMP. Possibly 2 monthly. Just in the process of getting permissions and setting up.
#want to host-a-party July 27 2016
#bespoke MishNMesh is introducing a *PARTY PLAN HOSTING PACKAGE What are the benefits? … The HOST will receive a *FREE CUSTOM MADE GARMENT of OWN CHOICE to the VALUE of $170.00. For more information on HOSTING a MISHNMESH PARTY PLAN please use the CONTACT US FORM available on this website.
MishNMesh travels anywhere around Queensland with no fuss.
INVITE MISHNMESH to your place, be it rural and remote, distance is no option, even if you are out there in the middle of no where. Get some friends together and we'll have a party!
#reduce carbon footprint on the planet
#discount code July 05 2016
Don't forget to add your DISCOUNT CODE ... MISHNMESH at checkout!
#i made this ... July 05 2016
Why do I need to go public? I am proud to boast ... I MADE THIS!
That is MishNMesh ... that's ME! It's about my ability as the Creator and longevity. This is what sustainability is about, isn't it? It's time the fashion industry admires and respects that some of us want to stay small. It's about sticking with something that works, and the customer is going to go with it. Having said that, I am going to take the time in explaining my product because nowadays I think it is relevant.
As a Designer & Creator, I feel that MishNMesh does have a part to play in fixing the fashion industry. I do my research which lead me to Laura Ashley and Liberty. I loved working with LA Fabrics when I lived in England many years ago, but unfortunately, no longer sell dress fabrics. Nowadays, I choose to buy Liberty Fabrics because I have TRUST in the quality which I can confidently say to the customer that I can vouch for its 'quality assurance'.
Transparency is the key. I do think that it is important to take the time to explain to the customer the entire process including information about the Fibre ... *what it is; *where it is manufactured; *where it is printed. Explaining the price so that the customer understands what they are paying for.
As the Maker, I offer a 'Customer Satisfaction Guarantee' with all products, whether they be ready-to-wear or custom-made-to-measure. This is how I choose to build my brand, 85% Custom Fit. So our way of operating offers customers lots of opportunities e.g. to co-design with the Creator (i.e. myself in this case). Pave a new road, the 'old-fashioned way' with different eyes.
MishNMesh does not want to be a 'best seller'. MishNMesh defines comfort to wearable art, with the layering. It's the only way to go. And I love it! So follow us on Instagram @mishnmesh
#straight from the horse's mouth hey! June 30 2016
Straight from the horse's mouth hey!
I am Margherita and I am the Designer and Creator of the MishNMesh Collection. MishNMesh is not a boutique. It's *bespoke.
As the Designer & Creator, I wanted to introduce a business model that catered for *a customer's need; *what customer's care about; *what customers want, and most importantly of all, *solve customer's problems.
Creating a product that is *bespoke and *specialising in made-to-measure allows MishNMesh to fill a niche market creating 'designs for real women' with real lives and real needs. This is not new territory, *bespoke is back due to customer demand. How do I know this? Because I have talked to customers of all ages to find out what they think and what they want. Yes, all customers are different too.
So how do I stay ME as a brand while talking to different people? I believe that I have my core characteristics nailed. As a passer-by once said 'you look like your stall'. Now that's a compliment.
And so, as the story goes ... I cater for ALL ages: 30+, 40+, 50+, 60+
How fabulous is that, and loving it!.
Ask Me to Make One Just For You!
#bespoke #plus size February 15 2016
TIMELESS … no matter your AGE, SHAPE or SIZE.
MishNMesh sources the highest quality fabrics from around the world.
As the Creator, devote attention to detail to your stylistic preferences and body shape. Therefore, MishNMesh is *bespoke i.e. the garment is MADE JUST FOR YOU.
I am a daughter of a Tailor, having grown up in my father's Tailor Workshop/Studio learning the tricks of the trade.
I do have preference to co-designing with YOU the customer/client, providing guidance throughout the process of design. MishNMesh aims to see that YOU ' look your best' in a 'fitted custom made garment'. Our focus is to fit your body and unique body types.
Time for a change, try CUSTOM MADE TO MEASURE. The work is carried out by me, the Creator and not sourced out, ensuring 'good quality workmanship'.
The price is the price, whether you choose CUSTOM MADE over READY-TO-WEAR.
Ask me to make one JUST FOR YOU!
Use the CONTACT US FORM for a FREE *CONSULT.
Margherita, the Creator and Maker of MishNMesh
#see you in 2016 December 08 2015
Wow! what an eventful year, lovely to see people 'wearing' and 'liking' #MishNMesh.
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MERRY XMAS & HAPPY NEW YEAR!
From all of us here at MishNMesh, my partner Robin who takes care of Logistics and myself, may you have a safe and restful holiday and we will see you back here, fresh as a daisy in 2016.
#xmas ORDERS October 20 2015
Please be advised that #Xmas Orders must be in by end of November 2015 in order to have them made and ready for dispatch before Christmas.
#getting the word out August 07 2015
The main challenge I found is to get the 'buzz' going.
They say that one of the best ways to spread the word is via social media, www.facebook.com/mishnmesh but I don’t think FB is reaching MishNMesh followers.
So recently, I have been given the opportunity to network with QWRRRN and Ruth Magazine to increase some clout, and perhaps reach a wider audience, through these networks. And, of course, I have been sharing and networking both online and in person to build some excitement. So, it’s all happening in September – QWRRRN (Qld Womens Rural, Regional and Remote Network Womens’ Conference in Biloela); MishNMesh Publication in RUTH Magazine and towards the end of October we are off to the Channel Country Ladies Day.
Some of you may have noticed some visual changes in MishNMesh Pop-Up at recent events. Although the space allocation is 3m x 3m, I wanted to take a different approach as to how customers absorb the space design with loads of colour, and creative, where customers can see, touch and feel the fabric matching their expectations.
The idea is to engage focus on ‘Who made it? Where did it come from?”, and to create meaningful conversations with customers. I am very proud to communicate the authenticity about the processes in the making of MishNMesh, designed and handmade by Yours Truly in my Studio at Leyburn, (Made in Australia).
Reputation is 'valued' and of 'high quality', and most importantly, the customer is getting ‘bespoke’
It’s only a ‘bird’s eye view’ of MishNMesh, in the hope of building customer loyalty, matching MishNMesh values and aesthetics. MishNMesh is wearable from dressing down to dressing up using the concept of layering, taking the look from day to night, filling a niche market of sustainability that is useful and durable making clothes last longer despite trends.
Put your TRUST in ME … And …. Ask Me to Make a Garment for You!.
Cheers Margherita, MishNMesh