Celebrating 50 Years With Clay | Maggie Frampton | Episode 885

Maggie Frampton | Episode 885

Maggie Frampton is an English potter who properly trained 50 years back. 10 yrs later Maggie’s family obtained jointly to start out Folly Pottery which is nevertheless likely today, in spite of Maggie essentially retiring a few occasions! Now Maggie is celebrating 2 anniversaries this calendar year by returning to some of the matters she created back again in the 80’s


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Do you at any time don’t forget who the artist was who you talked baout for promoting by way of Instagram?

Oh indeed. His name was John Puzzouli .  He’s totally great. He helps make attractive crystalline pottery and hammers them on the flooring to just take the bases off.

Yes. John Puzzouli episode 821. 

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

Tons of tiny items. I recreated a good deal of the compact animals that mum and I produced very first of all. So pigs, the ducks, whales, all of those people. They have all gone out and been marketed now, well there are one of two left. That was our major celebration.

How are you celebrating your clients that have been with you all these yrs?

By loving and on the lookout right after them. (laughter) My current buyers are all Instagram and on-line, they are a new bunch. So the more mature ones…mum’s buyers have mostly passed away. So yeas, just continue to keep on loving them.

Do you have special names for the items you are recreating?

Indeed, all those dratted ducks. Flipping pigs. Not far more whales! Umm, no they are just pigs, whales, and ducks.

Is your do the job also a celebration of your area? Of where by you are?

I think so. Yes. There is an terrible whole lot of New Forest ponies.

Are you communicating to  your new persons this is not a new detail this is a fifty decades back matter?

Indeed, bless them, they have all been adhering to along with the anniversaries. It is 40 many years for the organization and 50 yrs for me. They are likely imagining, Great grief lady why really don’t you retire. And  I simply cannot. (laughter) Certainly, these are on the full people today I collected from Instagram. I have a pretty community.

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

We just passed it. We resolved that we would operate it all the way through September. That it would be the massive thirty day period. We did some displays and a few of stores had our get the job done. They have all filtered out to many clients. But September was the large thirty day period.

What are you heading to do soon after the celebration? Soon after the fifty a long time are about? Are you likely to keep generating pots?

Check out and stop me. Mom retired 3 moments and came back again. I’ve only retired two times.


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