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Zoe and Gem | The Department of Curiosities and Fine Things
This is our latest post in a series of featured makers. We are introducing our makers one at a time and giving you a bit of a behind-the-scenes story and insights to their practice. Today we would like to introduce: Zoe and Gem First up. Who are you and what do you do? Hi I'm Gemma, I live in Hastings with my 3 children, hubby and some chooks. Zoe and Gem is my wee business, and I dabble in all things crafty, but mostly focusing on children's clothing, accessories and toys. How and why did you get started (instead of getting a proper job like your mother told you)? I started 5 years ago when I only had one child - Zoe, and it has grown from there! I have always wanted to run my own business, and love creating. Its my form of relaxation and meditation. What was the first thing you made? I started with bibs and eye spy bags for business purposes, but the first thing I actually made was a pair of rainbow merino knitted pants for my then 3 month old daughter. Who or what influences