6 Sep 11

Pumpkin orange – strictly limited edition

I quite like experimenting with colour, its funny how often alternative colours or shades makes a piece which have been made the same look so different. I particularly love it at fairs when someone comes up to me and says ‘I’ve never seen such vibrant colours on pottery before’.

Some little part of me loves how colour can totally change people’s perception of what handmade pottery can be. With that in mind you may have seen me posting photos over on Twitter or Facebook of a certain orange shade.
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18 Jul 11

Catch 20% off in the Summer Sale

Every year Etsy has it’s annual Christmas In July sale, I love to participate in this sale and it’s usually my last round of discounts before the autumn and winter season.

This year you can get 20% off selected items in my sale section, in it you can find jugs vases and bowls at bargain prices. The sale ends next week on the 25th of July, so you’d better be quick to catch yourself a great deal.

In other news this week you can find an interview with me over on the Charlotte Hupfield blog where I talk about how I create my work and my favourite food! yum yum!

I’ll also be having a very special giveaway at the start of August so keep your eyes peeled for news of how you can enter in a couple of weeks.

28 Jun 11

Then and now, a pottery retrospective

If your a fan on Facebook you might remember I posted a photo of a teapot I was working on a few weeks ago for a custom order. Well here it is finished!

I couldn’t help but think about the other teapot I made about two years ago now. Making teapots isn’t an easy task, there’s a lot of processes involved – throwing the body, the spout, the lid and handle. Once all the bits have been created you then have to stick them all together and get the visual balance between the handle and the spout right.
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7 Jun 11

Hand thrown pottery new to the shop for summer

Did you notice that my website disappeared over the weekend? If you tried to access the site I was busy switching domain hosts, don’t worry I’m still here!

Summer is just around the corner and in the past few weeks I’ve been creating and experimenting with some new pieces to stock in the shop, I like to think they reflect some of the seasonality of summer with more delicate colours.

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16 May 11

Did see my yarn bowl featured in the knitter?

This month’s edition of ‘the knitter’ magazine (number 32) has a small product feature about my yarn bowls. If your new to the Little Wren Pottery site hello, and if you’re a regular reader who’s been waiting for yarn bowls to come back in stock your also in luck!

the knitter magazine

I currently have twelve unglazed yarn bowls ready to be reserved for sale. All you have to do is get in touch saying what style and colour you’d like.
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