23 Mar 10

Hand thrown mugs a work in progress

Last week on the blog there wasn’t a great deal of detail about some of the things I’ve been throwing recently.

About a week ago I started working on some wheel thrown cylinder and bulb shaped mugs. Most of these have now been turned and their handles put on, they’re ready to go into the kiln for their biscuit firing.

little wren pottery work in progress
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16 Mar 10

Chocolate and Apricot Crispy Cake

This last week I’ve been working on a variety of mugs, I’ve been hoping to have a whole kiln load of mugs. They’ll probably end up getting glazed in blue, white and black. They’ll eventually make their way on to the little wren pottery shop if you’d like one!

chocolate crispy cake chocolate crispy cake chocolate crispy cake

A few weeks ago I got a craving for some rice crispy squares, now I used to buy these at the supermarket. The last time I got one I found it horribly unsatisfying and so I decided after trawling the internet for a recipe I’d make my own.
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10 Mar 10

Etsy showcase – Wilde Designs

A while ago you may remember that I was featured on the Wilde Designs blog well I’m going to feature wildemoon as my first etsy blog showcase as a massive thankyou.

Texan crafter wildemoon has been interested in crafting and jewellery from a young age, with that in mind much of the shop is filled with original art, magnets and bracelets.


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24 Feb 10

Custom orders

I’ve recently started doing custom orders in my shop, I managed to get the ball rolling with Shadow from FeltFusion.

She requested two items a berry bowl and yarn bowl.

The first step was to sketch out some designs of how the bowls might look once finished. Then it was on to the wheel to try and make these bowl designs become a reality.

Up until this point all was going well, however I had ordered a new kiln and it arrived new and shiny in January. I was quite eager to take it for a proverbial spin and loaded it up for its very first firing.
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