Melbourne is a city that’s chockfull of secrets. From 6am boozers to pocket-size espresso bars, our city is home to some weird and wonderful finds that are just waiting for you to stumble across them. While most of us are already well-acquainted with Jungle Boy, the bar behind the fridge in Boston Sub, we’re still dying to discover more secret things in Melbourne, whether they’re cafes, bars or a bit of both.
The Weaver Shop actually represents three trades in one: the Weaver, the Dyer, and the Spinner. And it all starts with sheep wool. Here in colonial Virginia, sheep wool was processed and turned into all sorts of fabrics for a variety of uses. Linen and hemp were less common but still used throughout the region. Cotton was considered a luxury fabric due to the amount of processing required from plants harvested to thread.