Thief Hole craft fair this Sunday

A quick update to say that tomorrow you’ll find me at Thief Hole craft fair.I’ll be there selling my work between 1pm and 4pm. Ideal for getting a lie in on a Sunday! I’ll have a variety of items with me including a small selection of yarn bowls. Some of the yarn bowls are seconds so will be slightly discounted. Unfortunately I only really have a small selection of styles and colours so anything beyond this will have to be ordered.

A few custom orders in the studio

Every now and then I get custom order requests, its nice to work on more unusual pieces which I get to collaborate on with the person who’s buying it. I thought I’d take this opportunity to showcase a few of these.

The thing about handmade is that you can mix and match dinnerware and there’s just something fun about this set of pasta bowls and plates. Each one is glazed in a different colour and texture but somehow they all work well together! Sometimes when dealing with the textures of glazes I often get asked what the difference is, gloss glazes have a high shine and matt glazes have a satin finish due to the lower levels of sand or silica in the glaze. These properties are part of the glaze mixture itself and once made up it can’t really be changed.
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