knitnut.net: Homemade pottery

Here’s the rest of the pottery we made at Chandler Swain’s Pottery Camp.  Mostly I see these pieces as funny little wobbly things that we made with our very own hands. Their charm lies in their obvious lack of proficiency. The day we picked them up, I made stuffed green peppers for dinner and I ...

knitnut.net: We know how to have fun

Here are some of the things we did this weekend: Spent a day out at Chandler’s, painting and glazing the rest of our pottery pieces. Went to the International Puppet Festival in Almonte, which features the shortest and best parade ever. Went to the Garlic Festival in Carp, which proves you can have a festival ...

knitnut.net: How I spent my summer vacation

GC and I spent last week at Chandler Swain’s pottery camp, on the banks of the Mississippi River in Blakeney, Ontario. There were nine of us at camp, including Chandler and her dog, William. Chandler is my favourite potter, and I’ve collected a variety of her pieces over the years. I have teapots, plates, pitchers, ...

knitnut.net: Bowls I love

I love this bowl, too. Chandler Swain, my favourite potter, made it. I haven’t actually used it, since it hangs on a wall, but I’m pretty sure my Shreddies would taste great in there. Here it is with my Chandler Swain fruit bowl, which I also love. There’s a William Morris rabbit in the bottom, ...