14 Nov 14

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.

I originally made this jumper about 4 years ago and it eased about an inch and a half all the way around.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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4 Oct 14

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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26 Sep 14

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!

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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