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Coil and Pinch Extension #1

The inspiration for my coiling extension came from the Xhosa baskets made in South Africa. They are woven using traditional techniques from river grass called ‘imisi’ which is used for both the warp and the weft. 617 more words

Coiling - The Figure 8, Attempt 1

I’ve been putting this one off, as I just couldn’t get my head around it. There was a lot of sitting around, tea drinking and staring at the drawing. 98 more words


The rough with the smooth

I’ve recently been going back to basics with coiling and pinch potting. I feel like these are two techniques that evade me, despite their apparent simplicity. 347 more words

Ovoids 2 and 3

Our next ovoids get a bit interesting. One has two dents and the other has a hole right through. I took on the dented one first using SB15. 177 more words

Here we go 2019!

I do realise it’s mid February but I had a few big things to finish up in Jan and so this month feels like a fresh start – in a way January often does for the majority. 454 more words