Getting closer…

Things have been movin’ and a grovin’ in the studio for the past week or so. Already have 2 glaze kilns fired and the 3rd one went on this afternoon….that was after i had loaded it and then had to unload it because i realised i’d put decoration on a tea-pot that was meant for an order that didn’t want decoration – i realised this at the very top of the kiln, where the teapots were to go…and the lid was, of course, at the very bottom of the kiln!!! After a mini tantrum and a small amount of self berating, i reloaded it… actually the reloading wasn’t that painful and didn’t take too long!
There is probably another 1 or maybe 2 kiln loads waiting….but things are moving along very nicely, mostly due to the wonders of the computerized kiln….have I mentioned how much I love this piece of equipment!!! Apart from being computerized it takes half the time, which means i can get twice as many kilns fired in the same amount of time!

I want to showcase some of the new items that will be available at the upcoming shows…..

These are the new Sushi sets….there are 3-4 different plate shapes, each comes with 2 small dipping bowls, 2 sets of chopsticks, and will retail from $55 – 69. Seen here are the Cream Gloss and Floating Blue glazes, they will also be available in the Celadon glaze.

This is the oval platter, which retails for $65.00, and the new espresso cup and saucer set, which will retail at $28 a set.

A dinner plate ($39), new shallower butter dish ($44), small teapot, retails for $59 (just right for 2-3 cups) and the new espresso cup and saucer set ($28).

Just a reminder that we have gift certificates available, for those folks you have a hard time deciding whether they’d like a teapot or a serving bowl!

The Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design’s Holiday Spirit show up in Sydney:

December 1st 5-9pm
December 2nd 5-8pm
December 3rd 10am to 6pm
December 4th 12pm to 5pm

Also, I will be at the Baddeck Christmas Farmer’s Market, Wednesday, 14th December, at the Masonic Lodge, Baddeck. Times will be 11am – 2pm.

Hope to see you at one of the upcoming shows. If you’d like to come visit us up on the Big Hill, please call ahead….295 2726, we’re always happy to see you!

Seems like we’re finally getting that winter storm we have been promised. It’s been snowing since around 2pm. But just to underline how mild this November has been, here’s Terry out fishing, at Englishtown beach, just last week!

and he actually caught a couple of fish!!!

3 Responses to “Getting closer…”

  1. November 24, 2011 at 1:05 am

    Definitely wish I could come visit your studio, but I don’t think winter would be the best time. The pottery you have photographed is lovely. I especially like the blue-green color.

  2. 2 Nicky
    November 24, 2011 at 6:41 pm

    Love the sushi dishes – just beautiful! So nice to see the finished items.

  3. December 6, 2011 at 12:28 pm

    wow beautiful work I love the combination of the blue and white together, so classic and very beautiful. The platter with the stamping around the edges is fab!

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