Tag Archives: Hands On

Hands On – The Little Bee

The Little Bee is a crochet design company created by Alia Bland. I was referred to her by a friend when I mentioned that I wanted more designers to photograph for Hands On. Alia┬áhas a yurt in Piha, on Auckland’s … Continue reading

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Hands On – Cheese Before Bedtime

Amy Jones is a needle-woman with great talent and a great sense of humour. These qualities have combined to produce some wonderful hoop-art that she has exhibited in Auckland Museum and sells online successfully. Her workspace is a simple, immaculate … Continue reading

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Hands On – Hydrangea Ranger

Another Hands On sitter with a fabulous brand name! Bella has a sunny studio in her home where she works with tumbled gemstones to create beautiful dream-catchers and necklaces. (She also has a great range of botanically-themed calendars if you … Continue reading

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Hands On – Tyke and Co

Tyke and Co is the brand created by Amy Partridge (great name). Amy is a young graduate of fashion design and she is putting her skills to good use creating hand-sewn leather and fabric items. These include baby wear, and … Continue reading

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Hands On – Eloise White, Illustrator

Eloise has a bright, sunlit studio almost on the beach at Piha. From her front room she creates beautiful illustrations and designs that are influenced by what she sees out of her windows, and the surrounding bush. While I was … Continue reading

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Hands On

For the last 8 months I have been working on a project that has kept my mind busy and my heart happy. The working title for this project is Hands On because the women involved all make things from scratch … Continue reading

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