Sarah McLeary

Ceramics and Architecture

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loch tay

Our friend Paul Tebble invited Alison and I to Loch Tay – The Big Shed – for a reprise of ‘A┬áPainter, Potter and a Poet’ exhibition. This was an opportunity … Continue reading

November 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Mugs and hugs

New mugs straight outta tha kiln innit. These are more like big bowls, very satisfying to drink out of, I can tell thee. The top one is ‘taken’, this one … Continue reading

August 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

mind and matter

Over the past six months I have been working on a very personal project. Since I was a teenager I have had tension headaches, and over the past wee while … Continue reading

June 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

a nice problem to have

Many things have been occurring and I’ve been having a good old think about why I make pots and how that could change in the future. My flat is now … Continue reading

May 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

all we hear is radio silence

I’ve been working on lots of interesting and challenging projects over the past few months, including a planning application for Shrubhill on Leith Walk in Edinburgh. It’s a really interesting … Continue reading

July 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Susan O’Byrne demo

The Scottish Potters Association organise a weekender at Kindroggan every year, this was the first time I’ve been and it was fantastic! Luckily the weather was ok for driving up, … Continue reading

March 28, 2013 · 4 Comments


This is my old sewing machine, a lovely New Home that I was given by my Aunty Maureen just after I moved to Edinburgh. It’s been a great machine, battling … Continue reading

June 25, 2012 · 2 Comments

working together

When we first set up the studio, there were five of us, and we already knew each other. We very quickly realised that we would have to take the finances … Continue reading

April 11, 2012 · 2 Comments

parian, my wayward son

What is this stuff?! It’s like plaster, but more plasticky. This guy Ben Murdock┬ámakes things out of it. I like it, the moulds look very complex, and it’s a cool … Continue reading

February 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

the best of the best of the best

My word for the year is ‘rigor’, meaning that I’ve spent the first couple of weeks in the workshop churning out test pieces for testing a lot of glazes, and … Continue reading

January 28, 2012 · Leave a comment