kiln firing

August 20, 2013

It’s been a busy week…

With a short trip to France last weekend where I went trekking in the mountains of the Alsace region, it was a very tiring but amazing visit. The weather was perfect, approx 32 degrees, with beautiful blue skies. I loved the little French houses painted in pretty colours with different coloured window shutters and flowers […]

May 10, 2013

The Handmade Process of Crafts

I thought it would be good to put together a list of all the things that go into making my work, which could help people to understand what’s involved in the handmade process. This won’t just apply for all handmade ceramic items, but also every other craft that is made for the purpose of selling […]

April 20, 2011

Fresh from the Kiln

I thought I would share a few of the latest pieces that were fired in the kiln last week… I am in love with these new Lily Heart Coasters, they would be perfect for the table in the garden with their spring green colours. I only made one set so for now these coasters are […]

February 4, 2011

Unlucky Results

Opening the kiln for any ceramicist is an exciting and eager time. Especially having to wait 2 whole days to be able to see the results of your loving work once the kiln has cooled. When glaze firing, the temperature is extremely high, so once the required temperature is reached (which takes near enough a […]

June 1, 2009

Firing Results

For those of you who were interested to see my firing results from the images of my ceramic pieces about to be fired in my previous post, here are the outcomes! These magnets are new to my range. I wanted to create some tactile and decorative items that are smaller and cheaper, to add to […]