• Week Making Friday Purses

    How To: Make a half-and-half Purse

    Did you spot our super-cute Half&Half purses for sale in the new Making Friday section of the shop? They’re almost all gone, but don’t be sad, because you can make your own, and you won’t even have to figure it out for yourself, as we’ve made this nifty tutorial, especially for you! You’ll need two contrasting prints …

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  • Heather Moore Lino Print

    Best Things: Paul Wackers

    Earlier this year, when I was spending my Monday evenings at Warren Editions, I cut and printed this small lino print with the vague recollection of some planty inspiration I’d seen on Pinterest. It’s only today, when I spotted an article on Sight Unseen about Brooklyn artist Paul Wackers, that I realised where the idea for my print had come …

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  • Week Oddjects Group

    Oddjects exhibition 3 – 5 March

    Don’t miss the Oddjects exhibition of ceramics and drawings at the Skinny laMinx shop from 3 – 5 March.

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  • Week Making Friday

    Making Friday: collection

    If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you’ll have no doubt have heard me banging on about what I made on Making Friday. In case you don’t know about it though, that’s the studio day I try to put aside for non-essential (but very essential) unstructured creative work. (Read more about the Making Friday idea). …

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  • Oddjects Invitation

    In the shop: Oddjects exhibition

    For the last two years, I’ve been busy making a lot of rather idiosyncratic, non-functional ceramics – which I like to call “Oddjects” – and then also drawing and printing their shapes on paper and fabric. I’ve had a blast behind the scenes, and now the time has come to show the fruits of all this Making Friday activity …

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  • Week Oddjects Group

    All the Oddjects

    For two years, I’ve been making things from clay at morning classes with Louise Gelderblom, but haven’t really catalogued them anywhere, so today’s the day to show all the Oddjects (or the ones I remembered to photograph, at least) all at once.

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  • Notebook

    Making Friday: From Sketchbook to Oddject

    Notebooks are very useful things to have with you. They’re good for recording fleeting ideas, and good to look back on to see where you’ve been. For two years, I’ve kept this little “Ceramics Ideas” notebook alongside my other general notebook, jotting down ideas for shapes I’d like to make in the Monday morning ceramics classes I’ve …

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  • We Studio

    Making Friday: Printing at Warren Editions

    Attentive readers of this blog may recall that during 2015, I spent four Saturdays at Warren Editions print studio, learning all about CMYK lino printing. I loved the workshop, so was super excited when Zhané Warren started opening the studio on Monday nights to alumni of the courses she’s run. I signed up for three months, …

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  • Shavings Christmas

    Making Friday: Lino Shavings

    A little Christmas tree made of lino shavings is a neat way to round off a year where block printing has loomed large, what with our block print inspired Diggi Dot collection, two collections of block printed scarves, and another trip to Jaipur to teach (and learn) about this amazing way of creating pattern. When …

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