Farewell! and Bravo! to Carrie and Sam

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A few weeks ago we were privileged to host PotteryWorks’ inaugural youth “graduation”, where we celebrated the many months of hard work and personal growth of Sam and Carrie, the very first members of the PW youth crew. The two of them put in a lot of effort for this last hurrah: they cleaned and organized the … Read more…

Why I love working for Legacy PotteryWorks

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 In a meeting yesterday with Richard, the director of Legacy Ministries, I was reminded of the importance of a) remembering why I love working for Legacy and b) sharing why I love working for Legacy. So here you are: 4 reasons why I love working for Legacy PotteryWorks (in no particular order). 1. Community The … Read more…

Looking Back: Pouring Plates

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In our series “Looking Back,” Kris reminisces about the early days of Legacy PotteryWorks, our initial mistakes, and all that we’ve learned. When you sit down to eat, do you ever pay attention to your plate? Closer than a cursory glance at the design stamped onto the rim or noticing in the back of your mind how heavy … Read more…

New Summer Products

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This summer at PotteryWorks we’ve launched several new products that I want to highlight here on the blog. First up: Flower Pots. Beautiful Blue Flower Pots: The Beautiful Blue Flower Pots come in two different glaze styles; River was designed by Carrie and Midnight was Sam’s invention. These are great for flowers, herbs or leafy … Read more…

Meet Carrie

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Carrie is a wonderful person to have on the PotteryWorks youth crew. She brings a lot to the team: dependability, a mind eager to listen and learn, homemade cakes, knowledge of Japanese manga, kindness, and notably, her obsession with (and incredible ability to memorize and perform the lines of) the Broadway musical hit Hamilton. We’re thankful to have her … Read more…

Coffee Lovers Mugs

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Over here at Legacy PotteryWorks we’re pretty excited about our new Coffee and Tea Lovers Mugs. Have you seen them yet? Click the Shop button at the top of this page to take a look! Today I want to share with you some insider details about the making of these mugs and some fun pictures … Read more…

How Artists Work: Tim Ladwig

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I’ve known Tim Ladwig just about as long as I’ve known anyone. He was my neighbor during my growing up years, and our two families have shared in many joys and losses, holidays and normal days, art lessons and sing-alongs, meals and conversations. He is one of the kindest people I have ever encountered; I hope … Read more…

Looking Back: Pouring Mugs

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In our series “Looking Back,” Kris reminisces about the early days of Legacy PotteryWorks, our initial mistakes, and all that we’ve learned. Over the past year over here at PotteryWorks we have improved a lot at our craft. The very first time we tried to pour a mug, Meme and I met in the pottery room at Church … Read more…