Monthly Archives: November 2008

A weekend of crafties and icies.

A grand entrance to the exhibition of five local crafts people all showing together at Amanda Simmons’ house this weekend. This is one of Trevor Leat’s famed sculptures, fabulous isn’t she. A few things that I took to the show … Continue reading

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More quick dishes

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The rules of the game. . .

Number 1. Use only one colour of slip to decorate. Number 2. Do not repeat a pattern exactly. Number 3. Spend no more than five minutes on each dish (it was going to be three minutes but I chickened out.) … Continue reading

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Corsock Glass Presents. . .

Contemporary Crafts For Christmas Friday 28th November 4pm till 9pm, preview eveningSaturday 29th November 11am till 4pm, come for a drink and a mince pie or three! Amanda Simmons – glass Janet O’Donnell – textiles Jennie Ashmore – leafworks Trevor … Continue reading

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Cold this morning and by the time I’d finished decorating the car windows my fingers were numb. Ho hum, probably a lesson there somewhere. I blew one of these jugs up in my little kiln today while trying to do … Continue reading

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Monday monday

After my frantic week last week making and drying and glazing I did get new pots through the kiln in time for the show at the weekend, and got the kiln packed for a bisque again this morning. Busy old … Continue reading

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A less thinking post.

This has been a rather disjointed week for blogging I’m afraid, there have been a few very early starts and some late nights. It’s a bit crazy, throwing, force drying, decorating and then trying to get them ready to fire … Continue reading

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Worry of the day.

What is a day in the life of a Hannah if it doesn’t have a worry or three in there? I am nothing if not a very good worrier. Today’s is one that I have on a relatively regular basis, … Continue reading

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Busy busy busy.

This weekend coming I am going to be exhibiting as guest to the Bay Potters who are having their annual Christmas show at Organico in Stavely in the beautiful Lake District. If you are able to visit it would be … Continue reading

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Slip sliding away.

A day of decorating was on my agenda for this feisty friday. I attacked my new cups / handled dishes with the rule that no two were to have the same decoration and that I wouldn’t allow myself to use … Continue reading

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