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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 – Yarn Floozy

Who could resist purchasing yarn from such a delightfully branded company? Not me. Yarn Floozy is run by Catrien who dyes yarn in her basement at home. She has a wall lined with cubby holes, some filled with dyed yarn, … 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 – Happy-go-Knitty

When I turned up for the Hands On shoot with Helene of Happy-go-Knitty¬†it was pouring with rain and I hadn’t brought any lights with me. However, Helene was very willing to stand outside (under cover!) with armfuls of yarn so … 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

A few months ago I mentioned a project that I have spent a year working on. I called it Hands On, and it is a portrait project that focusses on women in New Zealand that make things by hand. Creative … Continue reading

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