"Centering in Life & on the Wheel"

Handmade, functional Pottery

About Us

A Bit Off Center is made up of two friends who collaborate to make functional ceramics.  Both Julie Rogers and Rae Brown began wheel throwing as a hobby.  After working at community studios for several years, we each bought wheels and kilns and set up studios in our homes.  We pursue 

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We are always making new pots – so check back to see updates.

Classes

We enjoy sharing pottery with anyone who wants to learn. Rae teaches Intermediate pottery at the Pitt County Arts Council at Emerge on Tuesdays. Classes are six-week sessions. Contact Emerge to register for upcoming classes.

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2015!

Happy 2015!  It is a new year and now that the holidays are over, I am ready to go...

Having a Partner

Which pots are yours?  How does having a partner work?  Who made this pot? These are...

Summer Solstice

It’s the Summer Solstice today – longest day/shortest night.  If it...

Salavaging Pottery

I messed up.  I over-fired a bisque load. It was careless and I still can’t figure...

First Place!

This is show season.  Although, we participate in shows throughout the year, the fall is...

Fake Snow

Part of studio maintenance includes cleaning kiln shelves.  This is a messy job and not...

A Brief History of Time

Although I was on a hiatus from blogging, I wasn’t on a break from A Bit Off...

Return from a Hiatus

One of my resolutions this year was to post a blog a week; sadly, I have not succeeded...

March 6

It is cold today.  March is a potluck of weather conditions.  But I don’t mind...

Throwing large

Making large pots seems is a challenge that all potters attempt.  In one sense, throwing...