Maggie Frampton | Episode 885

Celebrating 50 Years With Clay | Maggie Frampton | Episode 885

Maggie Frampton is an English potter who educated 50 yrs in the past. 10 yrs later Maggie’s family received jointly to start Folly Pottery which is nonetheless going now, inspite of Maggie actually retiring three occasions! Now Maggie is celebrating 2 anniversaries this yr by returning to some of the factors she manufactured back again in the 80’s


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Do you at any time bear in mind who the artist was who you talked baout for providing by means of Instagram?

Oh certainly. His identify was John Puzzouli .  He’s certainly great. He makes gorgeous crystalline pottery and hammers them on the ground to take the bases off.

Of course. John Puzzouli episode 821. 

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

Heaps of tiny things. I recreated a good deal of the smaller animals that mum and I created first of all. So pigs, the ducks, whales, all of those people. They have all gone out and been bought now, effectively there are 1 of two left. That was our major celebration.

How are you celebrating your clients that have been with you all these a long time?

By loving and hunting immediately after them. (laughter) My present consumers are all Instagram and on the web, they are a new bunch. So the older ones…mum’s customers have mainly passed away. So yeas, just continue to keep on loving them.

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

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

Is your work also a celebration of your area? Of wherever you are?

I believe so. Indeed. There is an terrible large amount of New Forest ponies.

Are you speaking to  your new individuals this is not a new point this is a fifty decades ago thing?

Sure, bless them, they have all been next along with the anniversaries. It is 40 many years for the business enterprise and 50 several years for me. They are likely wondering, Good grief woman why do not you retire. And  I can not. (laughter) Yes, these are on the total folks I collected from Instagram. I have a attractive neighborhood.

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

We just passed it. We made the decision that we would operate it all the way through September. That it would be the huge month. We did some shows and a couple of outlets experienced our perform. They have all filtered out to different buyers. But September was the big thirty day period.

What are you likely to do immediately after the celebration? Right after the fifty yrs are around? Are you likely to keep making pots?

Try and stop me. Mom retired three occasions and came back again. I have only retired 2 times.

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