It’s Summer!

A lot happening around here on my back porch. You can find me on Instagram . You can find me at Grandma Is Blogging . You can find me on Etsy . And, here!  

Throwing Things!

I have been doing a lot of throwing lately thanks to the good weather we have had this summer. I am currently working on new inventory for my Etsy store including mugs, platters and larger pet bowls! By the end of September 2017, I will start adding the new inventory to my shop. For updates,... Continue Reading →

Grog Strikes Again

I have been using 112 brown clay for over ten years and have never experienced the problems with grog as I have this year. The particle size of the grog seems unusually large causing a lot of damage and heartbreak. 😦 Looks like I will be looking for a new clay. Save

It’s Cucumber Season!

 UPDATE: 24 Hours Later! Delicious! Family says 'not quite Claussen but close!" In other words, they are a hit!  Taking a short break from pottery today to make pickles.  I do not like canning in the late summer because, well, it's just too hot!  So I have been searching for "easy" refrigerator pickle recipes and... Continue Reading →

There’s A Tool For That!

I have been putting off making mugs because I have struggled so with making handles.  It has been FIVE years since I made a mug.  Well, I wanted to start making them again but wanted to learn whether or not there was a tool available for making handles verses pulling them by hand from a... Continue Reading →

Bottoms. Glazed or Bare?

Glazed Bottoms or Bare Naked Bottoms? These are my newest pieces: free formed shaped bowls made from a slab of clay slumped over a plaster mold. They are becoming my favorite to make; however, when it comes to glazing I cannot decide whether to glaze the bottoms or leave them bare and naked. Which do... Continue Reading →

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