About Little Wren Pottery

Hi there, I notice you're looking to buy one of my hand crafted pottery yarn bowls!

You can check to see if I have any in stock in my Etsy shop, Folksy shop or you can get in touch with me directly in the studio to place your order and I'll make one just for you.
5 Dec 16

Yarn in a star yarn bowl

Yarn in a star yarn bowl

Last week’s blog post focused on the barrel shaped yarn bowls, this week I’m taking looking at the star bowls. Star bowls have a different shape, size and price. These pieces have a more traditional bowl like shape with a distinctive curve on the inside and outside. They are sized a little smaller than the barrels for more petite balls of yarn.
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22 Jul 16

Kittec Kilns

I’ve been having trouble with my kilns lately and I’ve actually replaced one of them entirely with a new one. My smallest Rhode Kiln has been swapped in for a shiny new Kittec Kiln. It’s volumetric size is much bigger which will be an advantage coming into the busy winter season!

kittec kiln

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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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14 Jan 16

Christmas commissions

Getting a commission is sometimes tricky – some things just aren’t possible in clay but its more trying to meet in the middle. Between what’s technically possible and what the customer wants to receive. At Christmas I get a few secret hush hush projects but now that it’s over I can share them with you!

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21 Dec 15

Merry Christmas and happy New Year 2016!

2015 has been another huge year for Little Wren Pottery and while every year is important it’s fascinating how much of a difference a year makes! I’ve been so busy in the lead up to the Christmas season which really started to ‘snowball’ in mid November leading to the early closure of made to order items.

Small businesses like mine really rely on the support and daily assistance of other people. It’s so easy when your making to get lost in the process and have very little time to stop and take stock.
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