17 Jan 19

Price increases

Place setting in vanilla cream

When you run an online business pricing is always a challenge. It’s a fine balance creating a pricing structure that’s realistic for the amount of work that goes into every piece.

It’s been a long time since I last put up prices and since then the costs of running the business have gone up. Everything from the cost of raw materials like clay and glazes to transaction fees on Etsy. After this busy Christmas period an increase in prices was kind of inevitable.

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12 Jun 18

Homegrown food festival 2018

Homegrown Food Festival Northallerton

It’s very nearly time for the Homegrown Food Festival 2018! I’m deep into the mid year stock take too, usually I always try to fit in a stock take prior to doing events so I know what I’ve got. Since it’s such a local event I generally try and take everything I have in the studio with me. Doing the stock take also reveals if you lack certain items and this year turns out I have absolutely loads of little milk jugs. Who knew?
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25 Apr 18

Kittec Glaze Spray Booth

Kittec Spray Booth

One of the most popular posts on this website is actually about my Kittec Kiln. I’m often pretty surprised about this! Lately I bought a new piece of Kittec equipment for the studio, a spray booth. I’ve never actually owned a spray booth before and this is quite a serious investment for the studio even though from the photos it doesn’t look like much.
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21 Mar 18

Leaf yarn bowls

Leaf yarn bowl

Leaf yarn bowls are now available as made to order items from my Etsy shop! These are brand new for 2018. These are larger barrel shaped yarn bowls so they’ll accommodate everything from lace weight to a chunky style yarn. You can select them in all the colours from the glaze chart, it’s upto you to decide your favourite! They look striking in the ocean blue also they work really well in Natural Brown for an autumnal feel.
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