Friday, 6 June 2008
Inspired by Contemporary Crafts
Last night we went to the private view of the Contemporary Craft Fair at Bovey Tracey in Devon. Mr Fitch had kindly posted us some invitations, we met up with Doug, Hannah, and Paul Young, all well organised with stands looking great. We had a chance to look around while know one else was there.
When we arrived no one was there, Hannah had gone off to find a shower and a change of clothes while Doug and Paul had found the local traditional English pub.
If you get a chance to go it's well worth it the show that is, not the pub. The Quality is outstanding with a good selection of crafts. We are going back again over the weekend we liked it so much.
This morning I was so full of inspiration from the show that I got up at 6am and went out to the workshop and made 8 2.5lbs jugs before 8am. I was trying to make my 3lb jugs using half a pound less clay, so that the finished jugs are lighter, we shall see.
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