Category: Pottery

Experiments in beginner pottery

Experiments in beginner pottery {Heather's Handmade Life}

It’s been a while since I shared what I’ve been making in my weekly pottery class — something special I do for myself now that our youngest is in Primary, yayyyy! I shared the first batch of finished pieces back in October, about a… Continue Reading “Experiments in beginner pottery”

More adventures in beginner pottery

What else I’ve been making in pottery class Is there anything sweeter than holding something you’ve made with your own two hands? I DON’T THINK SO, TIM. (God, who else really misses Home Improvement? JTT 4-eva) I checked in about a month ago to… Continue Reading “More adventures in beginner pottery”

What I’ve been making in pottery class

I dropped it in the bucket of chemicals and needed to go fishing around for it with my hands, and then pulled it out to reveal a soppy mess, and THEN accidentally wiped the glaze off in sections because it was too thick.

The girl in the clay-coloured apron

I started off thinking I’d make a mug, but then it got away from me and now I think it’s a bowl. Likely for potato chips. 

Feeling the sun

I had a lightness to my step as I walked back down the sidewalk, crossed the driveway and looked for where I’d parked the van. I felt happy. Tingly with excitement.