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A little taste of the beachy treasures we make....

Added by A2Sea Creations on May 17, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Momiji Autumn Leaves Japanese Ring @Etsy

Momiji Autumn Leaves Japanese Ring @Etsy

http://www.etsy.com/listing/115853165/japanese-ring-yuzen-chiyogami-paper-ring

This is elegant! I covered the base with Japanese chiyogami paper. The colors are…

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Added by from japan with love on April 17, 2013 at 6:05am — No Comments

Merry Christmas

Because in amongst all the crazy preparations for Christmas it's the good times, togetherness and happy memories that count even if your day doesn't go to entirely to plan.

Read the rest - http://www.littlewrenpottery.co.uk/2012/12/hibernation/

Added by Victoria Baker on December 21, 2012 at 5:31am — No Comments

Christmas postage

The last day for UK ordering in stock items from the shop will be the 19th of December at 6pm, orders placed will be posted out following day on the 20th of December so please have any orders in before this time.

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Added by Victoria Baker on November 30, 2012 at 11:19am — No Comments

A leafy yarn bowl

The curl for the yarn is the same as the little star yarn bowls but instead here with the leaf it looks more like the arc of a branch. You can also really see the difference between the natural clay colour and the vanilla glaze that's been used over the top.

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Added by Victoria Baker on November 2, 2012 at 10:56am — No Comments

Custom yarn bowls

I add names to the outside of the bowls by hand, each one is lettered with a paintbrush. I always try to get a calligraphic look to the lettering which is easiest to do with a flat edged brush.

Read the rest - http://www.littlewrenpottery.co.uk/2012/10/a-few-custom-order-yarn-bowls/

Added by Victoria Baker on October 16, 2012 at 7:37am — No Comments

coloured slipware

Due to their simplicity they're usually more predictable in the firing process and more stable than glazes which you need a recipe to concoct. To seal a pot with coloured slip on it all you need is a transparent glaze which is a basic glaze with no colouring in it to reveal the slip underneath.

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Added by Victoria Baker on October 9, 2012 at 9:27am — No Comments

home made bird feeders

I always make fat balls for the birds during the colder months. To make them you'll need some bird seed, and some sort of dense fat - I usually use Trex, a vegetable fat but any sort of lard will also work well.

Read the rest - http://www.littlewrenpottery.co.uk/2012/10/for-the-birds/

Added by Victoria Baker on October 4, 2012 at 11:54am — No Comments

OKTOBERFEST Hot Dog and Beer Food Jewelry Ring and Earrings

hot dog earrings and...

Hot Dog Ring!!

Enjoy tastes of these jewelries at OKTOBERFEST.…

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Added by from japan with love on October 2, 2012 at 9:06pm — No Comments

Lamp working glass

Lamp worked beads are thought to originate form the 14th century and became a popular technique throughout Europe. Modern lamp workers use gas torches which have air blown through them as an oxidiser in the process. The burning flame used to heat the glass to a molten state is so bright it's difficult to look at! Read the rest -…

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Added by Victoria Baker on September 28, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

A potters tools

For centuries potters have used tools to shape the earth itself; from the wheel to sponges and ribs there’s something deeply intimate about our relationship with pottery tools. Their curving shapes assist the daily commune between potter and clay.

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Added by Victoria Baker on September 21, 2012 at 10:39am — No Comments

Rowan's Dalesman

I don't have those opinions about charted patterns these days. I often find that charts contain complex patterns which have intricate and beautiful designs unsuitable for line by line instructions. However I've been disappointed in the chart for Moorhouse, I've actually knit the first inch of pattern three times and in the end decided to modify it.

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Added by Victoria Baker on August 23, 2012 at 7:06am — No Comments

A studio break

So unfortunately if your order isn't in now I won't be able to get it to you before the end of the month. This will also affect orders during the first two weeks of September, but I will be creating additional stock before the break period. I'd advise that custom item orders won't start shipping again until the week commencing the 24th of September at the earliest.

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Added by Victoria Baker on August 9, 2012 at 9:59am — No Comments

Etsy Finds An International Affair - My Miniature Food Ring is Featured

I love to check out Etsy Finds on e-mail from @etsy.

I found my …

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Added by from japan with love on August 1, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Flower Earrings

plum blossom earrings

cherry blossoms and plum blossoms earrings

plum blossoms and dragonfly earrings…

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Added by from japan with love on July 24, 2012 at 8:00pm — No Comments

New colours for 2012!

Red Jasper isn't yet on the sample test tile shop pallet but you can place orders in that shade in the notes to seller on checkout, hope you like these new additions!

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Added by Victoria Baker on July 20, 2012 at 7:53am — No Comments

Celebrate Dad

I made a set of four of these by soaking off the original labels and printing my own set on to an A4 sheet of sticker paper. The hardest part is smoothing them on straight and without bubbles of air underneath.

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Added by Victoria Baker on July 10, 2012 at 6:30am — No Comments

Bye bye red!

Unfortunately Ruby Red has been discontinued from the range of glazes, this is mainly due to its firing temperature. Its firing temperature is much higher than the others in my range to achieve a nice glossy finish. With that in mind I'll be switching to a slightly lower temperature red in the next month or two.

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Added by Victoria Baker on July 6, 2012 at 10:15am — No Comments

New Jazzy Journals

Hi Everyone:)

I have a new product line listed in my shop.  My jazzy journals are great gifts for everyone.  I have journals for women and girls and a military journal for men.  I have a Hope For A Cure Journal for someone who has breast cancer or is a survivor.  They have 200 writing pages that are lined, velcro closure, and comes with a pen.  Please Check Them Out Today:)…

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Added by Destinys Treasures on June 28, 2012 at 12:08pm — No Comments

Christmas in July 2012

Christmas in July 2012 - It is so soon to come!! I am going to do Christmas themed crafts on etsy.

How about you? I love this season.…

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Added by from japan with love on June 25, 2012 at 4:30am — No Comments


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