Storyline:The long shadow of the past keeps Myrtle "Tilly" Dunnage (Kate Winslet) from returning to her sleepy hometown. As a young girl, the now excellent seamstress was driven from there. After a unique career in European fashion capitals such as London and Paris, she settles down again in the Australian town of Dungatar, ends the dispute with her mother "Mad" Molly (Judy Davis) and faces the difficult social situation. The beauty is up to no good and is anything but unprepared: In her luggage she has her sewing machine to help the talented woman in her sweet vendetta. Soon, the residents are excited about their fashion creations and they like the attractive Teddy (Liam Hemsworth).