Florence Broadhurst Fabrics auction

To launch our online store, seven prominent women in design all chose fabrics from the new collection which were crafted into stunning homewares.

Now interior design fans can bid on these items which were kindly donated by the following businesses to help raise awareness and funds for The Beauty Bank.

The auction ran from ‘Sewing Machine Day,’ Thursday 13 June for seven days and we raised over $2,000! Although bidding is now closed, be inspired by the beautiful products below.

Elegant Homewares Full Of History

Tudor Tapestry silkscreen
Original Florence Broadhurst silkscreen, Tudor Tapestry

Florence Broadhurst Silkscreen, RRP $1,440

Florence fans can even bid on an original silkscreen used by Florence Broadhurst as a working screen for her textiles and wallpapers in the 1960’s and 1970’s. Valued at $1,440 it is now collectable art and a true piece of Australian Design history.

Dimensions: (H) 940 x (W) 1060 mm.

Room divider screen 4 Colour Palm
Room divider in 4 Colour Palm ‘Flamingo’

Little Red Industries Room Divider, RRP $1,190

Natasha Dickins of Little Red Industries created this incredible screen out of timber and dowel, using our 4 Colour Palm design in ‘Flamingo’ printed onto Arizona. The fabric can even be changed up if and when you feel like it!

Dimensions: (H) 1830 mm to top of timber x (W) 4200 mm. Each panel measures (W) 1400 mm with the actual fabric (W) 700 mm.

Kids bedroom, sewing and upholstery fabrics
King Single bedhead in Swedish Stripe ‘Candy’

King Single Bedhead by Heatherly Design, $820

This beautiful Portobello bedhead was crafted by Heatherly Design upholsterers in Melbourne with our Swedish Stripe fabric in ‘Candy’, printed onto Arizona.

Dimensions: (H) 1230 x (W) 1180 (D) x 70 mm.

Benchseat Halftone Clouds
Bench seat in Halftone Clouds ‘Denim’

Bench Seat by Rapt Upholstery, RRP $690

Add pure luxe to your interiors with this amazing velvet bench seat handcrafted by Rapt Upholstery using our Halftone Clouds in ‘Denim’ printed onto Palermo velvet.

Dimensions: (W) 1100 x (H) 500 x (D) 460 mm.

acoustic art, clouds fabric
Acoustic Art in Halftone Clouds ‘Fresh’

Acoustic Art In Fabric Selected By Interiors Addict, RRP $620

Beautiful and functional this acoustic art is covered with Halftone Clouds ‘Fresh’ printed onto Arizona, selected by Jen of Interiors Addict.

Dimensions: (H) 1500 x (W) 1000 x (D) 45 mm.

Entryway, upholstery and sewing fabrics
Acoustic Art in Cockatoos ‘Seaside’ and Beach Bag in Lattice Leaf ‘Dolly’

Acoustic Art RRP $530 & Beach Bag $75

Make your entryway pop with some gorgeous acoustic art in Cockatoos ‘Seaside’ printed onto Arizona chosen by Jessi Eve Interiors – and a beach bag made from Lattice Leaf ‘Dolly’ printed onto Arizona selected by Interiors Addict.

Acoustic Art Dimensions: (W) 1000 x (H) 1000 x (D) 45 mm

Bag Dimensions: (W) 550 x (H) 430 mm.

Japanese Floral. Magpie, floor cushion, IKEA hack
IKEA hack, DIHULT floor pouffe in Japanese Fans ‘Magpie’

Re-covered IKEA Floor Pouffe, RRP $420

Claudia Chan Shaw chose the standout Japanese Floral design in ‘Magpie’ printed onto Palermo velvet which we used to re-cover the top of the IKEA DIHULT floor pouffe (it requires 2 metres of fabric, for you budding seamstresses!) What an incredible floor cushion for the lounge or even bedroom!

Dimensions: (L) 1350 x (W) 1160 x (H) 200 mm.

euro cushion Lattice Leaf
Euro cushion in Lattice Leaf ‘Camo’
Rectangle cushion Halftone Clouds
Rectangle cushion in Halftone Clouds ‘Rose’

Heatherly Design Euro Cushion RRP $185 & Rectangle Cushion $165

The Heatherly Design team handcrafted these cushions in eye-catching designs chosen by Jessi Eve. The Euro cushion is made with Lattice Leaf ‘Camo’ and rectangle cushion in Halftone Clouds ‘Rose’ – both printed onto Palermo velvet with 100% feather inserts.

Dimensions: Euro 600 x 600 mm and Rectangle 600 x 400 mm.

Japanese Bamboo, Mustard, cushion
Square cushion in Japanese Bamboo ‘Mustard’

Square Cushion, RRP $95

Richelle Langdon of Oliver Myles Interiors chose the stunning Japanese Bamboo ‘Mustard’ printed onto Palermo velvet, to make this square cushion with feather insert.

Dimensions: 500 x 500 mm.

Round cushion in Spanish Plate, Forest
Round cushion in Spanish Plate ‘Forest’

Round Cushion, RRP $95

What a charming boho-luxe cushion with jute fringe, handmade in Florence Broadhurst’s Spanish Plate ‘Forest’ and printed onto Peau De Peche. The fabric was chosen by Claudia Chan Shaw and cushion comes with feather insert.

Dimensions: 370 x 370 mm.

4 Colour Palm 'Greenery'
Square cushion in 4 Colour Palm ‘Greenery’

Square Cushion, RRP $95

True to Jessi Eve Interior‘s signature style, Jessi selected the 4 Colour Palm fabric in ‘Greenery’ printed onto Peau De Peche which was used to make this square cushion with feather insert.

Dimensions: 500 x 500 mm.

About The Beauty Bank

So by bidding, who are you raising money for?

The Beauty Bank offers Life’s Little Luxuries – gift bags filled with toiletry, hygiene and small gift items to women, men and older teens who have left a place of domestic violence or other hardship situation.  Self-care leads to self-esteem and a feeling of not being alone when life is not going as hoped. The gifts are distributed via social and case workers of organisations who will ensure that the recipients receive the other assistance they need during difficult times.

“Florence Broadhurst designs evoke a feeling of luxury, playfulness and calm. We are thrilled to be the charity partner with Florence Broadhurst Fabrics on the project using these wonderful fabrics.” – Denise Dolan, Operations Manager.

So dig deep everyone! Not only do you get unique and beautiful homewares to beautify your space, but you are helping provide life’s little luxuries to those that need it.

The Beauty Bank will provide receipts for the winning bids as they will be a tax deductible charity donation.

The online auction begins on Thursday 13 June and listings will be live for 7 days. Follow our Florence Broadhurst Fabrics eBay account for all the info.

Credits: Creative Direction & Styling, Jessi Eve Interiors / Photography Jaye Chaffey Photography. With thanks to Leonora for making many of these items!

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