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.

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.

greenjumper 2 The boyfriend jumper

I originally made this jumper about 4 years ago and it eased about an inch and a half all the way around.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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Christmas 2014 ordering dates

christmas 2014 Christmas 2014 ordering dates

I’ve been getting a few queries about when my last ordering dates for Christmas will be, these will be different depending on if your ordering pieces in stock or made to order so I’ve broken this down into two sections.

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Yet more glaze chart changes

Apparently I can’t stop myself from changing the glaze chart at the moment! If you’ve been over on Etsy lately you might have noticed that I removed the Raspberry Red glaze from the glaze chart selection a couple of weeks ago.

glazes blog2 Yet more glaze chart changes

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Finding your artistic voice

art pottery 1 Finding your artistic voice

Pottery is a strange discipline because you can draw and design objects to your hearts content on paper. Once you get round to actually making it then it’s a different thing entirely, understanding the practicalities of making and what does and doesn’t make a shape attractive.

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Hand throwing narrow shapes

If you’ve placed an order over the last couple of weeks you’ll probably know I’ve been spending some time away from the studio. I’m now back and currently working through orders, if your curious about the status of your order just get in touch!

blog tubes 1 Hand throwing narrow shapes

Every now and then you get a request for a bespoke piece that’s technically quite difficult. Now throwing narrow tube shapes might not seem difficult but there are a number of pitfalls, for this reason it’s not something I do very often and I’ve only gotten better at it over a long period of time.

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