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The Birth Of A Teapot

The Birth Of A Teapot

Birth Of A Teapot

Over the sixteen years I have been making teapots and such, I have been asked two questions the most; How do you make a teapot? and Why does it take so long once I order?

I thought I'd take a minute and try to explain both. This is how a teapot, and other pieces, are born.


Before Ceramics There Was Stained Glass

Cindy Lester

Tags color, experience, glass cutting, lamps, stained glass

Before Ceramics There Was Stained Glass

I have always dabbled in many creative things, I'm just artsy-fartsy that way. One of the things I really enjoyed and often miss is stained glass, or more correctly, leaded glass.  I learned the basics when a friend of a friend was teaching a night class. Actually it didn't go well, my little window didn't fit and I was thoroughly frustrated. Swore I'd never touch glass again. You know that saying about never saying never...Well, it still fascinated me and I saw an add for a glass cutter at a glass studio. Now it should be mentioned I have never...