Tag Archives: Pottery

Makings from the past week


Here is the plate I made as a wedding gift for my friend Jeff and his (new) wife Amy. I like it – this is about 12″ x 12″ maybe? So it’s a serving plate, perfect for cheese and crackers, … Continue reading

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More retro rockets…


Pottery Rockets. I am officially in love with these! I had an amazing day at the studio today – beautiful sunshin-ey day that it was. And did I ever need it! After a week of highs and – ok, mostly … Continue reading

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Woodgrain and Rockets: Geek Potters Unite!


I love rockets. Retro rockets, robots, ray guns. The best part is there’s so much inspiration out there to pull from, and I have a lot to learn. I started making some bigger forms a couple of weeks ago, to … Continue reading

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For my Valentines…Cookies and Pottery


Well, it wouldn’t be Valentines day without some serious chocolate and sweets, and last night the children and I baked heart-shaped chocolate cookies.  They went to bed before they had a chance to ice them, which was just as well … Continue reading

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The things we make and eat and bake…


I had a funny conversation with two of my favourite work colleagues some time ago about the content of my blog. It went something like “I’m getting a little tired of the cakes – what about the other stuff you … Continue reading

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The last 8 days of makings…


The stop motion gingerbread cookie video project is finished and on youtube! There were a lot of people involved in this project, I only iced the cookies and lent the child labour for the hands! It turned out awesome tho, … Continue reading

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This week’s makings…


This was a pretty busy week of making. I had four hours to myself in the pottery studio last Sunday (bliss!), and struggled to complete a couple of bowls.  When I get frustrated with the clay, I usually end up … Continue reading

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