Little Wren Pottery is a handmade ceramics studio run by English potter Victoria Baker in the picturesque market town of Northallerton, North Yorkshire focusing on functional yet decorative items for everyday use.

Sewing Pyjama pants

Before Christmas I made a couple of PJ bottoms, one pair I kept for myself and the other second (better made!) pair I gave as a gift. I’ve been subscribing to Love Sewing for a few months now and the patterns are great – they run from simple to more adventurous projects.

The pattern itself is from issue 6 and even though it’s shown on a female model the second pair I made for Ewan so they can also fit guys too. The pattern itself has quite a high waist so for a mens version instead of making the waist high I kept it low and took the bottom hem edges of the legs up to get the correct length.

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Frequently asked questions

I’ve been recently getting emails from people containing similar questions and I thought I’d take a moment just to put the information out there for everyone.

Handmade stoneware pots are just like any other type of ceramics you might buy. They can go in your dishwasher, microwave and oven.

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Happy new year

It’s been a while since I last updated the blog, Christmas was exceptionally busy and kept me away from the computer for a while. At the start of this new year I’d like to thank all of you for supporting Little Wren Pottery because without you my business wouldn’t be possible. From buying my work to recommending me to a friend or just reading the blog it all helps to support my work.

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The Darlington and Stockton Times

A couple of weeks ago you might have spotted me in the Darlington and Stockton times. I’ve been working on a not so top secret project the last few weeks creating awards plates for Hambleton Council’s community awards ceremony.

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The boyfriend jumper

It’s been a few weeks since I last posted on the blog, I’ve been very busy fulfilling all those Christmas orders like a little Elf. Anyway I thought I’d share with you a knitting project I’ve recently completed as a break from the potting.

I originally made this jumper about 4 years ago and it eased about an inch and a half all the way around. It just ended up being far too big for poor Ewan and when I put it on it looked like a mini dress!

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