Kelly Doust

Kelly Doust has been scouring flea markets and charity stores for vintage fashion, fabrics and homewares from her early teens, and making and reinventing things in her own trial-and-error way since she was a girl. Her favourite things, in no particular order, are tea, clothes, friends, home, crafternoons, and her husband and daughter. Kelly has worked in book publishing and public relations in Sydney, Hong Kong and London, and as a freelance writer. Kelly is the author of The Crafty Minx, The Crafty Kid and A Life in Frocks.

Books by Kelly Doust

Minxy Vintage

Published: October 2011

The ultimate, beautiful guide to finding, upcycling and remodelling vintage clothing and accessories to create your dream pieces.

A Life in Frocks

Published: November 2010

A Life in Frocks is about the 'divine obsession' - a woman's love for clothes. In particular, it is a personal, entertaining, joyous - and seductive - exploration of the significance of clothes, filtered through one woman's life-long sartorial infatuation.

The Crafty Kid

Published: June 2010

50 creative yet simple projects to make for and with children, using pre-loved items.

The Crafty Minx

Published: November 2009

A fabulous collection of craft projects for the home using preloved and vintage items. Simple, step-by-step instructions are accompanied by photos to illustrate and inspire.

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