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White cups on white wood

White cups on white wood

Well the winds of change are blowing through the studio! It’s been boiling in the workshop with the kilns on this summer and it will certainly be cosy over the winter… I’ve been busy making samples of my new collection and filling orders for a host of lovely new stockists and my special regular customers.

Check the courses page to see whats happening, or find me on Pinterest and Flickr as Potteryrachel and see pictures of what I’m making!

I’m taking a break from shows this season to develop some new work and also to concentrate on filling orders for my current shops and galleries and also my new web shop, and existing web shop! Christmas products are available to pre-order now from Madebyhandonline,com

September 6, 2011   No Comments

Summer in the studio

Thankyou to everyone that came along during my open studios! I will be in the workshop over the summer getting my stock back up and preparing from Christmas. The new collection is coming on well and I have some lovely new products in the pipeline. I’m also taking bookings now for Christmas exhibitions so please do contact me if you would like work for your shop or gallery.

I am also taking bookings for courses and they are filling up quickly for September. There are still places on the Children’s workshops 15th, 22nd Aug and 5th September so email me if you are thinking of joining us. I will be in the studio every Monday over the summer from 8th August onwards so if you want to come along to buy work or sign up for a course, please do come and say hello between 10 and 4pm. Other times by appointment.

July 27, 2011   No Comments

Cambridge open studios!

It’s finally here! Cambridge Open Studios has started, my studio will be open to the public 11-6 9/10th July, 16/17th and 23/24th so please come along and say hello if you are in the area! Free parking for visitors outside the studio at the weekends, refreshments available. I’ve been saving my sale stock up specially and I’ve been busy making new things to show you!

I’m also taking bookings for summer and autumn courses, and as always if you want a special something made, I’m happy to discuss commissions.

I won’t be out and about at shows as much this autumn as I’m working hard to keep up with orders and develop a lovely new range of work, keep up to date via my blogs or join the newsletter to be the first to hear!

Also a big hello to a lovely new stockist in the UK, championing great design- Raw Dice<

July 9, 2011   No Comments

Open Houses, Open Studios

What a busy start to the the year! With Maison et Objet and the Country Living Spring fair behind me now I’ve been busy building up stock for a summer of open studios and exhibitions. I’m delighted to be stocking several new shops and galleries this year.
During May I will be showing at the House of Newts, 26 South Avenue Brighton as part of Open Houses, every weekend in May 12-6 Saturday and Sunday. Looking further ahead you can find me at Worthing Open Houses at the end of June, and then I will be participating in Cambridge Open Studios at my gorgeous workshop in Cambridge during July.
To find out more about Cambridge open Studios click HERE/Cambridge Open Studios

The Artichoke jugs are going to be featured in Country Living this month and you can buy them exclusivley from Made By Hand online, if you haven’s seen their website then please click HERE to find out more !/ I’ve also been writing some projects for an amazing new Craft magazine but more about that next month…..

I also have a full schedule of crafts workshops running from my studio in Cambridge, please look at the ‘Courses’ page to find out more, from Ceramics to Jewellery and Textiles, there’s lots going on.

May 3, 2011   No Comments

Spring time in the Studio

Preparations are well underway in the studio for the Country Living Spring Fair, there are some new style jugs and cups and saucers making their debut- as well as a lovely new colour…. I’m having a sale on in the studio at the moment so please do pop in if you are passing the Cambridge workshop. I’ve also added some more workshop dates to the courses page as the hand built tea set and porcelain day have been so popular! I’m also delighted to be showing in Brighton during May for the Brighton Open Houses, and in Cambridge for Open studios in July. If you want to keep up to date, why not join the mailing list, I send a newsletter out ever 4-6 weeks and you’ll get to hear about courses, sales and free tickets.

February 23, 2011   No Comments

Happy New Year!

Welcome to 2011, and thankyou for all your support last year. This year I have a host of lovely new stockists and lots of new work in development, more info to come. I will also be moving my online shop to the beautiful new site Made by Hand

I will also be opening an online shop with, links to follow as soon as my pictures are approved!

This season’s collection is all about the kitchen, with large vases and utensil holders, and small useful items like graters, egg separators and butter dishes. I can’t wait to be picking flowers from my garden again! I’m just product testing a new oven to tableware collection and having some material printed, everything should be ready for the Country Living Spring fair in March! For my trade customers, there will be new products on display at Maison et Objet this month in Paris, hall 8 with the BEDG stand I1-J2.

January 4, 2011   1 Comment

Happy Christmas!

The studio will be open until Friday 17th December, then I will be taking some time off for a rest but more excitingly to decorate the studio and to make the new collection which is launching at Maison et Objet in January. You will be able to order the full range in January over the internet. I have lots of lovely courses starting too, so please look at the courses page, pictures of the studio and what you can make will be over on my blog


December 14, 2010   No Comments

Christmas Open Studio

Thankyou to everyone who has visited my stand at a show this month, I seem to have been all over the country!
I’m having an Open Studios in the Cambridge workshop on 27-28th November 11-4 and 30th Nov- 3rd Dec 10-3, so please do come along for ceramics, jewellery, photography and cards, and to sign up to courses starting in January. There is still time to place orders for Christmas!

November 22, 2010   No Comments

Making time!

Thankyou to everyone who visited me at Origin and 100%Design over the last week, it’s been great to meet so many new and returning customers. I’m thrilled to have been awarded an export prize at Origin, which will help me to get to meet some of my new stockists in Europe later this year. I’m going to be busy in the studio for the next six weeks preparing for Lustre, The Country Living Fair and Made10. I’m also having an open day and 20%off sale on Sunday 31st October 11-4 in Cambridge.

In November there will be a Christmas Open studio in the Cambridge workshop with framed photos, prints and cards by my good friends Mack & Me, and lovely silver jewellery by Rebecca Winder. Private View is Friday 26th Nov 6-8, open Sat/sun 11-4 and Tuesday to Friday 10-3 Tuesday Nov 30th until Friday December 3rd. For more information on Mack & Me click

There are still some places on the evening classes and half term workshops so please do get in touch with me if you’d like to join a class!

And to see Rebecca’s lovely jewellery click

October 1, 2010   1 Comment

Back in the Studio!

I just wanted to say, I’m back from a busy show in New York. I’m also taking bookings for courses and evening classes which start in the Cambridge studio on 5th September (see below). My next shows are Origin and 100%Design less than a month away!

August 25, 2010   No Comments