25 Feb 16

Reclaiming clay

In making pots theres usually very little wastage and once a piece has been turned, taking off the excess clay, there tends to be a lot of shavings. These shavings collect in the wheel tray and are put into the reclaim bucket where they’re mixed with water to create a slurry.
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14 Jan 16

Christmas commissions

Getting a commission is sometimes tricky – some things just aren’t possible in clay but its more trying to meet in the middle. Between what’s technically possible and what the customer wants to receive. At Christmas I get a few secret hush hush projects but now that it’s over I can share them with you!

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21 Dec 15

Merry Christmas and happy New Year 2016!

2015 has been another huge year for Little Wren Pottery and while every year is important it’s fascinating how much of a difference a year makes! I’ve been so busy in the lead up to the Christmas season which really started to ‘snowball’ in mid November leading to the early closure of made to order items.

Small businesses like mine really rely on the support and daily assistance of other people. It’s so easy when your making to get lost in the process and have very little time to stop and take stock.
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18 Dec 15

Christmas and yarn bowls

I’m still getting a lot of inquiries for yarn bowls this Christmas and I just wanted to quickly clear things up about them a little.

I don’t hold yarn bowls ‘in stock’ they are all made and glazed to order. For this reason I closed orders for yarn bowls early back on November 23rd because I was no longer able to guarantee a pre-Christmas delivery for pieces ordered after this time.
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