I’m In To Pottery

16 12 2010

I dig pottery pieces.  The potters I know make very artistic work.  They play with colors and patterns and textures.  I usually buy small bowls that are experimental work and soap dishes.  The soap dishes are so much more though; they can be used for spoon rests too. Here are a couple I just bought.  These are by Tom Wintczak from Bee Tree Pottery in Indiana.

The back is pretty cool too.

And the back…

I love Tom’s work!

And for an update on potato chip scarves…here is a new one I just finished in Sensations Angel Hair yarn.  It is 22% wool, 50% acrylic, and 28% nylon.  It is soft and a bit fuzzy, fun and warm to wear.

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7 responses

16 12 2010
suznquilts

I agree, those pottery pieces are very unique. I bet a candle would look pretty on them too. Another idea might be a landing place for a cell phone, keys or jewelry. And your scarf is lovely, is this a niece’s Christmas gift?

16 12 2010
Lynda

Those would make great soap dishes. And that scarf! Beautiful! You are so talented.

16 12 2010
kathy

No, Susan, this is mine…unless someone talks me into selling it!
Yes, good candleholder too and I do use one for a catchall.
Thanks Lynda. Tom’s work is awesome. I know the Courier has done articles on him before…he has been around for a while.

16 12 2010
Jaime Haney

Hi Kathy! I too love Tom’s work and he is so gracious and friendly. Just a great guy. Your potato chip scarves are wonderful!

16 12 2010
kathy

Thanks Jaime!

18 12 2010
Linda Matthews

These are lovely pottery pieces and I love that the underside is so decorative. I’m a little inspired to do something simple like this with textiles.

20 12 2010
Lisa Kerpoe

Beautiful pottery. I agree the backs are great. I think I would hang them on the wall with the back facing out!

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