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Issue 11 is jam-packed with projects and features; check out our ‘Home studios’ articles if you’re planning to set up your own space


Issue 11 Anna Mercedes Wear news

Our roundup of news and views


Throwing a kitchen bowl

PROJECT 1: kitchen bowl
How to throw a classic, large
kitchen bowl for mixing or serving


Material matters
Alan Ault of Valentine Clays explains how
personalised clay bodies are made

Libby Hutchence pot

Me and my Pot
Libby Hutchence shares her work
If you’d like us to feature a piece of your work, let us know


Heart shaped ramekins

PROJECT 2: ramekins
Step-by-step guide to creating
slab-built heart-shaped dishes


Linda Bloomfield studio

Studio set-up
Linda Bloomfield describes how her
studio is arranged for an efficient workflow


Home studio

Home studio case studies
We visit four potters’ home studios
to pick up some helpful ideas


Slip cast porcelain lampshade

PROJECT 3: lamp shade
Using the slip-casting and water-etching
with wax resist to make a porcelain lamp shade


Large slab and coil vessel

PROJECT 4: coil and slab-built vessel
Combining two techniques to make an
impressive large vase or decorative piece

Next month
Find out what’s in store for issue 12

Confessions of a novice
Our project-blogger tackles a teapot… with two spouts!


Smoke firing

PROJECT 5: smoke-firing
Use this simple firing technique
to create stunning patterns


Doug’s diary
There’s an imminent arrival
on Doug Fitch’s mind this month


Missed an issue?
Catch up with previous issues, and
keep them organised with our binder


Anglian Potters

Pottery Association Spotlight
Tracey Parsons reports on Anglian Potters



Porcelain jewellery

PROJECT 6: porcelain jewellery
Simple to make, these pendants are
easy to glaze for striking results


Pottery Associations
Find a pottery association near you
with our handy listing

Your guide to pottery and ceramics events
right across the country


Emerging Potters
Paul Bailey discovers more about
pop-up ceramics events in North Devon


Pottery courses listing
Fancy signing up for a class?
Find one near you in our useful listing.
Email us for free inclusion