I’m making slab dishes at the moment.  Big slabs of rolled clay draped over a plaster former.  Think of big mushroom!  I’ve been burnishing the underside as I won’t be glazing it.  Burnishing just makes the surface finer. It is lovely to have a big […]

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Stoneware bird necklace

bird has flown

That was quick. A lovely lady decided she just had to have my bird pendant that was in the last post.  And so it’s winging it’s way to Zurich today. I don’t think I’ve send anything to Zurich before. I think I will have to […]

Stoneware bird necklace


A new shape, and I just love the way that the glaze has filled in the hollows, leaving the ridges of clay to form the pattern. The pattern was made by using a small pattern roller, sort of a teeny rolling pin with the pattern […]


Potfest again

I have found the links to some of the potters work that I showed a wee while ago. Here And here are the names of potters who cards I picked up, all stunning work. Alsager Pottery Amanda Mercer BLH Ceramics Brenda Fee The Cloud Pottery Juliet […]

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Knit now 38

knit now magazine

Issue 38 of Knit Now magazine goes on sale this week. I got a copy today.  I don’t have a subscription, but I am in it, and so they posted a copy to me.  I was surprised and I expected to have to stalk the […]

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Photographs of my favourite dale in Yorkshire, Wensleydale.  These photographs are taken over two trips, the first trip was after a beautiful sunny day had wonderful light in the evening. The second trip was after a wet and wild day, and the light was fading […]

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views in the shed

Andrew has worked his magic and put in a new plug socket next to the pug mill for me, and made a bench for it to sit on.  It uses a dead space in the corner, and if I needed more storage I could always […]

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Been travelling most of the day, our fault really we came the very scenic way home, so tired now. But we have the pug mill and she’s in the shed studio.  Oh blow it you all know I just call my studio The Shed now […]

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Susan Sharpe Potfest

potfest in the pens

      Wow what a weekend, what a lot of lovely people, potters are really a nice bunch of people, very helpful to someone who’s not been in the game long. So many potters and so many pots, ceramics, what ever you want to […]

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