Perry Bamonte, The Cure

This bucket hat was lovingly sewn by Michelle Randolph who presented some of her goodies to Perry and his wife Donna in the UK. She approached us to create a special Perry fabric!

Susan Templeman, MP and Anthony Albanese, Prime Minister (then Leader of the Opposition)

On Christmas Eve, 2019 Susan Templeman, MP for Macquarie and Anthony Albanese came to visit our 80% bushfire affected region. Albo picked out himself a couple of tea towels!

Michael, production manager and John, Devo tour manager of Devo. John showed your design to Mark the main singer in Devo, and Mark loved your design too, and wants to get more!!! Best wishes, Iona

December 2023

Kevin Rudd, former Primer Minister

Happy birthday Kevin! We were thrilled to be tagged in Kevin’s tweet on his birthday holding his very own ‘Kevin’s above!’ birthday card.

Zan Rowe and Myf Warhurst, radio presenters

Zan Rowe tagged me in this awesome photo on Instagram. My Dolly fabric design had been lovingly made into face masks for both of them by a fan!

Penny Wong

Penny sent me a thank you card for her tea towel portrait. Penny is very much one of the most popular portraits I have done. Thrilled to bits!

Poodles in the snow

Winter pyjama top and flannelette bottoms for Peter Alexander.

Winter 2023

Susan Templeman, MP and Linda Burney, MP

I was thrilled when our Federal Member for Macquarie, Susan Templeman presented Linda Burney MP with her very own tea towel. I really enjoyed doing Linda’s portrait!

Kevin Rudd and his ‘Ruddy Good Cuppa’ mug

Interview by Friendly Jordies 9 March 2022
‘Kevin Rudd Exposes Scomo’s Dirty Tricks’

Great Australian Bake Off

Sandra Walter on set in her beautiful apron featuring Canadian and Australian flowers.

Jun 2023

Jordan Shanks (Friendly Jordies) drinking blue gin in his ‘A Penny for your thoughts’ mug

4 May 2022
‘I Paid Celebrities to Make Fun of Scomo’

Chloe and Bill Shorten

I loved receiving this beautiful note from Chloe Shorten. I sent Bill a tea towel after his loss at the federal election. Bill’s portrait was lovely to design.

Dr Anne Aly

It’s me. On a tea towel. Hubby has a brand new tea towel to dry the dishes with. Thanks so much to the beautiful people Mount Vic and Me for the portrait tea towel – also available in mugs and t-shirts if you’re keen. Proudly Australian made and owned.

Marcus Paul in the Morning

A modern take on today’s news and politics. We love seeing Marcus’ It’s Tea Time tea towel up and proud!

Susan Templeman MP portrait, Blue Mountains Portrait Prize

This portrait was created by Kara Cooper about Susan’s devastating loss of her home (and her chooks) in the 2013 bushfires that ramaged in areas of the Blue Mountains. She is wearing sparkly Dorothy shoes amongst the ashes.

Bob Brown

We sent Bob his own tea towel! Message from Bob Brown, former senator and leader of the Australian Greens.


‘Ten years and 4,000 designs later’

7 December 2023
Blue Mountains Gazette

‘Eat, Stay and Play’ – Foxtel

Video article
October 2023
Eat, Stay and Play – Foxtel

‘All of us are treading water’

Federal Budget, 29 March 2022
Sydney Morning Herald

‘How Spoonflower Helps Women Artists Become Business Owners’

International Womens Day, 8 March 2023

‘Crazy, colourful and kitsch at Mount Vic and Me’

28 March 2023
Blue Mountains Gazette

Rebel without a clause

‘Strewth’, 9 Dec 2021
The Australian

COVID 19 package

Smart Money

I’m still standing

Smart Company

Complete travel guide to Mt Vic

Check out Mt Vic!

Finding pride in work in industry

Lithgow Mercury (we no longer work with CSI)

Go green retailers or go by the way

by Mike Baker, 2008
Sydney Morning Herald


Pattern Pulse Volume 2

Featuring 100 of Australia’s top Surface design talent, Pattern Pulse Vol 2 is a must have coffee table book for anyone who loves colour and design.

wb40 magazine

Issue 5, 2021: ‘She Rocks’
Cover illustration


…with Birdlife Australia
Thames and Hudson

Meet Me at Mike’s

Craft book featuring one of Kara’s clutch purse patterns by Pip Lincolne


Stories from the Blue Mountains
ISCAH Podcast series episode 6
The stories behind the gifts series.

I still call Australia Home, 2021

CALA nominees Kara Cooper & Mathew Lynn
Love Our Locals segment

by Georgina Khoo, 2019
Radio Blue Mountains

Lorna McKenzie interview

by Kara Cooper, 2018
Radio Blue Mountains