Category Archives: jugs

Ten Years In

Well well well, who would ever have thought that I would get to the point where I would be thinking about how to mark the fact that I have been in business on my own for ten years? It seems … Continue reading

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Jug-Tastic Tuesday

Well, I’ve an order for 60 jugs to make at the moment, the customer is great as they don’t want them all at once and in a rush which is wonderful. Especially as this was the first one that I … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tuesday

Here is a picture of the chaos that was my work bench this morning, some people think that my workshop is always spotlessly tidy and neat and clean. This is just a segment of the madness that was in there … Continue reading

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Surprise visitor

Been a funny old day, very unsettled weather, a bit wild, very windy too, makes me a bit jittery and unsettled myself when it’s like that. Made for some great skies though. Yesterday was my first proper day making in … Continue reading

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'ere be dragons

Dragon days are good days. I got 4 of the 5 jugs slipped today and one I’ve left to sgraffito maybe tomorrow. They are maybe less dragon like that they were in my head and more just weird beastie like. … Continue reading

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Monday Slippy Slidy Day

Dragon jugs have been headed and handled today. I was chatting to Amanda the other day about how fun it is to make mad stuff but really what do we do with them afterwards. There are not that huge a … Continue reading

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Inspiration from your experiences

So who’s brave enough to try to tell me that I don’t actually have tiny dragons come and sit on my doorstep for a natter and a bowl of tea?

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Jug Tastic!

Well I’m almost ready, a few more pots to price and wrap and then the van to pack and the journey south begins. It’s not too huge a journey but it’s big enough. There was a time when I did … Continue reading

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Sunny monday & SPA

Sunny sunny monday so I played truant this morning and went for a bike ride, how could I not take advantage of this fabulous weather that we are having. October and it’s warm and bright and lovely, soak it up … Continue reading

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No new ones yet so here's some oldies instead

Today I have been back in my workshop and it felt good. It’s long time since I was able to be there for more than a couple of minutes just popping in and out. I do love my little space … Continue reading

Posted in casserole dish, Craft and Design Magazine, cups and saucers, Fremington clay, Jason Shackleton, jugs, majolica, plates, slip trailing, slipware | 6 Comments