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My pottery creations on and off the wheel.


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Pottery club day….

Any one would think i didn’t want to go to pottery club today, so not true, but yet again i’m not there and i am getting frustrated with myself!

Once again i sorted through the tools i would be using the night before to save some time, spent forever trying to decide what i was going to make and how, i decided to make one of my “its all about the heart ladies” just in a little bit of a different way.

Do you think i could sleep ? So i got out the exercise ball then did some taichi breathing, then the enchanted garden guided meditation ate  bread and butter pudding all night. So eventually i got to sleep and eventually i woke up…late!

I did go to pottery though..yay, only i got down the road and had to come back to get what i forgot, realised it was rubbish day, went out again, got down the road  and had to go back for something else i had forgotten.

At this stage i am hot, bothered, irritated, class is nearly over, everyone would be going home, i’m exhausted, sit down and just can’t do it anymore.

So here i am…not at pottery club, rats!

 

 

 

 

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Playing with birdfeeder designs

I changed my mind about the way i am going to hang the birdfeeders.

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I tested out one and although it felt pretty stable with string, i played around with two of them today, leaving one with little steps on either side for the birds to perch on as they feed.

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Here is the first design i started with, similar to my chook feeders but a bit more like a traditional birdfeeder with cover from the rain…i like this one too, just not really sure how to glaze this one.

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Tai chi and bird feeders

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I have had a good night tonight.  I feel all balanced after my tai chi class, where i sometimes remember the moves and sometimes know my left from my right, but not too sure if the bird feeders i made tonite will be balanced.  At least I am 🙂

Normally i would have made 3 points to hang up these birdfeeders but the shape of them didn’t suit it so these ones are a bit of an experiment, will have to see how to string them when they’re done, might have to wire them instead, or just re-design them.

 


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Sunflowers

 

This year i scattered seeds from last year, only a few of them have taken though, so next best thing this year is to make some out of clay.

I dried a few of last years seed heads to plant out again and at the same time i made a couple of bisque molds of the seed heads.  I  have been using them for the centre of my new flowers.

 

 


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Potting under the tree

Here is the new favourite spot i promised to show you.

Baxter has been keeping me company, i miss him when i’m out there,  but he still thinks he’s on duty and barks his head off..we need to work on that somehow?

I also got my ancient sewing machine out and sewed up a teardrop sign for the roadside too…so i just put it out when i am making something and people can come and have a nosy and a chat 🙂

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