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Who is Ready for Studio Tour?

Posted by on Oct 12, 2017 in Upcoming Events |

“Not I,” said Laura from behind a mountain of unfired pots. But Barb Kirkwood a student at Pig Pen Pottery is raring to go! She is offering the ability to honor your horse with a Horse Hair Pottery Jar created as you watch. Bring a sample of your horse’s tail or mane hair (twelve or so strands), select the pot shape you desire, and watch the...

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Best Mixing Bowl Ever Just Got Better!

Posted by on Aug 15, 2017 in Blog posts, Functional Stoneware |

Thanks to Barbara Kirkwood who has discovered a great bread recipe that can be mixed AND BAKED! in my mixing bowls. Here is the recipe: No-Knead Peasant Bread 2 14-ounce loaves INGREDIENTS 4 cups unbleached all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons kosher salt 2 teaspoons sugar 2¼ teaspoons instant yeast 2 cups lukewarm water softened butter, for greasing Here it is....

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Kiln Opening July 1 2017

Posted by on Jul 1, 2017 in Blog posts, Functional Stoneware |

These pieces will go to the Torpedo Factory – for the July Show at Scope Gallery. The Stripey Platter is a new and fun look. I have added the Perky Songster to my flock of Rooster, Heron and Owl. The mouse does not get eaten, by the way, nor does the frog. The mouse is hiding on the back side of the mug. Shhhh.

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