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.

New Look Workroom Project Runway pattern NL6120

newlookdress 1 New Look Workroom Project Runway pattern NL6120

I picked up this pattern a while ago as I was looking for a dress to make that would be at about my sort of level – simple, easy and not too time consuming! Although generally I’m quite pleased with how it turned out but as always it could be better. This is a kimono style dress which has a sort of large t-shirt shape with no waist shaping.

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B.K.S. Iyengar

iyengaryoga B.K.S. Iyengar

Sadly at the moment there seems to be a lot of culturally significant people dying at the moment and out of all the recent deaths I think this one has really hit home the most. I know it seems odd to lament the death of a public figure who generally wasn’t that well known but I’ve practiced Iyengar yoga for a number of years now with three different teachers.

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Glaze chart changes for Winter

glazechartchange 1 Glaze chart changes for Winter

I’ve been thinking about having a change around on the glaze chart for a while now to improve and develop the range. I’ve often felt that theres a lot of brown in the chart and with that in mind Chocolate Brown is now gone from the selection of glazes.

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A trip to Islay, Scotland

islay scotland 2 A trip to Islay, Scotland

So the last couple of weeks you might have noticed there were no new blog entries because I was away in the wilds of Scotland. The weather was searingly hot not something you normally associate with Scottish summers but with Islay sheltered from the gulf stream and a lack of trees on the island the sun would really beat down.

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Extremely lazy Cinnamon Rolls

I’ll admit I love a good Cinnamon Roll on the other hand making them can be something I personally don’t have time for. All that rising and kneading while I like doing it I’ve also got a business to run, errands to do, cleaning and all those domestic things. So when I make bread I reach for my go to book ‘Artisan bread in 5 minutes a day’.

cinnamonrolls 1 Extremely lazy Cinnamon Rolls

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