Posts made in December, 2012

Christmas Dishes

Posted by on Dec 26, 2012 in Holiday, Inspiration | 0 comments

One of the things I had hoped to accomplish this year was to make myself a set of Christmas dishes.  I struggled most of the year to develop ideas.  I came up with two designs.  However, I didn’t make a full set.  My new plan is to develop a new Christmas design each year to add to the...

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Christmas Countdown

Posted by on Dec 19, 2012 in How-to | 0 comments

There are just a few days before Christmas.  My house is thoroughly decorated.  I baked gingerbread houses.  I am done purchasing and wrapping gifts.  And, although I am done throwing and firing, I know many potters are still pushing to finish those last few gifts. Pottery is a different sort of challenge to plan.  In order to have pots ready for a specific time, you must account for the time to make and glaze the pots (actual hands-on time); but, you must also account for drying, firing, and cooling time.  This is a big challenge for anyone who is prone to procrastination or over commitment.  The best approach is to strive to have any pot that is destined to be a gift thrown a month in advance.  That will allow ample time to finish (trim, add handles, etc.), dry, fire, glaze, and...

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Open House and Studio Sale

Posted by on Dec 12, 2012 in Holiday | 0 comments

Thank you to everyone who attended our annual open house and studio sale.  We feel blessed that you came.  Merry...

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