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Punch cups back home

4 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

A long story but punch cups I made as an undergrad in Memphis have just been returned... In my senior show in 1962.. 36 cups

Sea Life in Beads

last monthArts / Ceramics : NKP Designs

Happy New Year to one and all! I sat on the couch last night and created beads and these are some that I have formed.The theme is 'sea life' and I think I made 9 sets of these before the New Year actually began. I know, I know. I wrote...Show More Summary

The promise of a new year

Yesterday on New Year's Eve, I drove to Asheboro to have lunch with my good friend Meredith from Whynot Pottery. Many of you that know Meredith have met her through our blogging and you know that she is like a warm and cozy blanket that just wraps around you with comfort and ease. Show More Summary

End of the Year Beads

last monthArts / Ceramics : NKP Designs

It is the last day of 2014 and I have been enjoying looking back over the year and seeing all the changes that have happened. My grandson was born in March and I have enjoyed getting to know him. My granddaughter turned 2 in April and...Show More Summary

The Week of Reflection, 2015

There were many weeks in 2014 that I felt like this tree. I think it's telling that I questioned whether I even had time to do a week of reflection this year.On the other hand, this is the first year that I haven't had to put heating oil on my credit card. Show More Summary

Tracking the price of The Completer Guide to Mid-range Glazes

last monthArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Hey,I don't know if you all know about Camelcamelcamel.comBut it is a price tracking site for Amazon. You just put in what you are interested in and it will show the price fluctuations. You can enter a price you are looking for and it...Show More Summary

Think Big! Online Course

Exciting news! Starting January 6th, ceramic artists, Ben Carter, of the Tales of a Red Clay Rambler podcast, and Molly Hatch will be offering a super e-course, Think Big!From the course description:THINK BIG! IS A SIX-WEEK INTERVIEW...Show More Summary

Health and Safety - Talc

last monthArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

I thought I would post this about the safety of Talc containing slips. It is from : But they may have gotten from ACTS FACTS a Monona Rossol's newsletter on Health and Safety:

Was it good for you?

Did all of you have a nice Christmas day today? I hope so. We had a fantastic day here in chicken land. The three of us spent the day together, opening gifts, eating, eating, more eating. We went for a walk under Carolina blue skies and cool crisp air. Show More Summary

8:5:3:1 Plus Honey

As you will have noticed, my joy in making things does not end with pottery! Soap has been a major interest for the last couple of years, and now I am trying my hand at lip balms.Lip balms are both simple and complicated: you can just melt beeswax and coconut oil and get something that will serve. Show More Summary

Richard Godfrey

He’s always been a part of the pottery ‘scene’ as I know it, at my first Rufford show, when I was barely started, he bounced up and enthused about my slipware and was very complimentary. He had time for everyone, … Continue reading ...

Ripen at home

Best wishes to you all on this, the first day after the shortest one of the year. With this thick blanket of cloud it may not feel like it, but we know we have turned the corner, and that is good enough for me. Was it really CorsockShow More Summary

Paragon Electric Kiln FOR SALE

last monthArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

I have an electric Paragon high fire kiln for sale. Attached are images, it has a few minor flaws in the soft brick that can be seen in the photo but is otherwise in great working shape. It includes shelves and furniture if you have any more questions please ask! My asking price is $450.00 but am willing to negotiate. Show More Summary

Merry Christmas!

Got a few crazy days coming up, hope all of you have a very Merry Christmas, or whatever you celebrate. I'm celebrating the crazies, haha! One of my mates at work gave me this sticker for Christmas today. Wesley and I left the store and went to another local shop and they had these hats, I had to have it. Show More Summary

Sweet Bells

We went to see a concert by Kate Rusby on Wednesday. Just wonderful.

For Sale Bailey 18" mini slab roller

last monthArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

I have an 18" Bailey mini might table top slab roller that I am wanting to sell. Includes boards for slab roller for desired slab thickness, canvas for red and white clays, and a length of formica for additional work space. Private message me if you are interested.Morgantown NC area Thanks, Tria

Not my new normal

How many of you have been through Rockingham NC and stopped at the Holiday Restaurant? If you are a true southerner and you live anywhere near Rockingham, you might know this place. When I was a little girl, we drove 4 hours from Myrtle Beach to High Point NC at least once if not twice a month on Friday night after daddy got off work. Show More Summary

Home Delivery

I have been working a lot of hours lately and enjoying the shoppers and their excitement over buying really great gifts for friends and family. Yesterday I helped a dad select house plants for his identical twin daughters. That was on...Show More Summary

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