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Masterton, New Zealand
Hi. Welcome to my blog. My name is Trisha and I love fabric. After some years of thinking I might be an "artist' I have decided that my favourite thing is fabric and so I am going to make clothing for children. I can use up little bits and go and browse fabric shops any time I like.
Interests: movies, gardening, reading, my grown children and my grand-daughter.
Recent Activity
Now we have 3 chickens and one egg. So exciting. But my photos aren't loading - what's happening? Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2011 at liquorice
Yikes! I have one real kolrabi in the garden. how do I cook it? I was sure I had a recipe somewhere. I will check out herbivoracious - yummy. Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2011 at liquorice
Last night we had a beautiful sunset. And this morning was very clear, but it is clouding over now. This is our view west from the front of the house, so we can often see beautiful sunsets from our lounge. And this is my beautiful amaryllis that grows outside my... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2011 at liquorice
My labels arrived yesterday - have a look at my new "etsy" shop called "trishafindlay". Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2011 at liquorice
Yesterday in the garden MM and I found ripe strawberries hiding in the oxalis farm. They were delicious, just sun warm. And there are a couple more, not quite ripe yet though. This is this week's garden job - shifting a load of compost on to the front garden. I... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2011 at liquorice
I have been reading this book and I made a scan and now I can't find it to make it a better fit! Anyway it was really interesting and was up to date with the internet, blogs, on line selling I thought - being a bit of a troglodyte myself.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2011 at liquorice
I want one too!! I love the thought that there is never nothing, even if it is a hole.
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I have been doing lots of sewing, well it seems like lots, as well as reading about setting up my business. Today I thought I would post some images of some of the clothing and accessories I have made so far. Lots of reversible bibs. Each one has a different... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2011 at liquorice
Really cool images. Looks like a interesting movie. We will have to wait down here to see it but I will put it on my list of to see movies.
Wonderful images. We will have to wait for this to come to the underworld in the southern hemisphere - sounds awesome.
This week I have been catching up on some gardening and watching my oxalis farms grow. In amongst here is where one oxalis farm grows, as well as many other places. Strawberries and parsley try to grow and lots of weeds grow as well. Oxalis is very difficult!!! And in... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2011 at liquorice
The plan is coming along and part of the plan is to get some business cards. So I made this collage using black paper and scraps of fabric. Thinking of "liquorice" sweets and the black liquorice strips and the bright colours in between. Then I took the finished piece to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2011 at liquorice
Well ........ at Rathkeale I caught up with "Agnes Coy" who lives in Carterton. I just love her work and her stall was laid out beautifully. So peaceful and easy to look at and such beautiful fabrics. I really wanted to know where she gets her woven labels from -... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2011 at liquorice
Today I went to Rathkele to look at their Christmas Fete. I went to look at what sort of stock people had and what sort of layout - just a very rushed visit. It was very windy, made me think about the virtues of an inside stall!!! Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2011 at liquorice
Welcome to my blog about my journey as an aspiring maker of small children's clothes and accessories. I learnt to sew and stitch when I was at primary school and can remember the first skirt I made - yikes. Very gathered brown gingham!! I love fabric and one of my... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2011 at liquorice
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