April 20, 2024


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Celebrating 50 Years With Clay | Maggie Frampton | Episode 885

Maggie Frampton | Episode 885

Maggie Frampton is an English potter who educated 50 several years back. 10 a long time later Maggie’s relatives obtained together to start off Folly Pottery which is however heading currently, regardless of Maggie actually retiring three periods! Now Maggie is celebrating 2 anniversaries this year by returning to some of the points she created back in the 80’s


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Do you at any time try to remember who the artist was who you talked baout for offering as a result of Instagram?

Oh sure. His identify was John Puzzouli .  He’s completely wonderful. He makes attractive crystalline pottery and hammers them on the floor to consider the bases off.

Indeed. John Puzzouli episode 821. 

So 50 many years in clay. What are you carrying out to rejoice the the fifty years of clay?

Loads of little matters. I recreated a lot of the smaller animals that mum and I manufactured to start with of all. So pigs, the ducks, whales, all of individuals. They have all long gone out and been sold now, well there are a single of two left. That was our massive celebration.

How are you celebrating your buyers that have been with you all these decades?

By loving and looking soon after them. (laughter) My existing buyers are all Instagram and on the net, they are a new bunch. So the older ones…mum’s customers have primarily handed absent. So yeas, just continue to keep on loving them.

Do you have exclusive names for the pieces you are recreating?

Yes, individuals dratted ducks. Flipping pigs. Not much more whales! Umm, no they are just pigs, whales, and ducks.

Is your do the job also a celebration of your location? Of in which you are?

I imagine so. Indeed. There is an terrible ton of New Forest ponies.

Are you speaking to  your new people today this is not a new issue this is a fifty yrs in the past point?

Of course, bless them, they have all been following together with the anniversaries. It’s 40 years for the organization and 50 many years for me. They are most likely contemplating, Good grief female why don’t you retire. And  I can’t. (laughter) Indeed, these are on the total people I collected from Instagram. I have a pretty group.

Is there a precise date that you are celebrating? A pinnacle? 

We just handed it. We determined that we would run it all the way by way of September. That it would be the large thirty day period. We did some displays and a couple of stores had our do the job. They have all filtered out to various consumers. But September was the major month.

What are you likely to do just after the celebration? Soon after the fifty many years are about? Are you likely to retain earning pots?

Attempt and quit me. Mom retired 3 occasions and arrived back again. I have only retired twice.


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