13 Apr 16

Hambleton Community Awards 2016

Every year Hambleton council hosts a Community Awards ceremony and this year Little Wren Pottery designed and created the awards for the event! Each award was a custom jug with an inscription of the award name going to an individual or group who helps daily with the lives of people in the Hambleton area.
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6 Apr 16

A trip to Japan

For the last couple of weeks I’ve been away from the studio in Japan, this is just a quick update for now. I’m back in the studio, if you’ve placed your order over the last couple of weeks you may experience a slight delay in getting it out to you. Be sure to look out for the dispatch emails sent from Etsy to let you know your order is on it’s way.
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9 Mar 16

Studio break

Over the next couple of weeks I’ll be away from the studio until the 28th of March.

During this time orders will be dispatching out from the studio but may be a little bit slower than usual. While I’m away my Dad will be minding the studio!
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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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17 Feb 16

Valentine mochi brownies

I always bake for Valentines and I often spend a lot of time looking for the perfect recipe. Usually something that’s a treat but unusual somehow and this year I had a bag of mochi flour in the cupboard just waiting to be used up.

If you’ve never baked or eaten mochi before it’s a fine flour that’s made from glutenous rice, I have heard that if your wheat intolerant you can still eat mochi flour. You can taste the mochi flour in the brownies and it’s also got a distinctive texture which is a little bit like marshmallow.
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