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​We are very relieved to see our new leaflet finally together and printed - all seventeen of the Collective members are featured and now it's time to get the word out there. Our 'pop-up' shop popped up last October and is still there and will still be there till the end of December so we are all gearing ourselves towards the Christmas shop shifts. The thought of rotas and ordering bubblewrap fills me with dread but that's where it's good to be a collective! Anne is ordering supplies and Karen and Soozie are already planning the Christmas window. 

​When I do a shift in the pop-up shop I usually take some clay with me and work on a piece in quiet moments or while chatting to customers about what we all do. It's great knowing who all the artists are and something of their background and where they work so I can talk to customers about whose work they are seeing. Below are some of Catriona's beautiful and delicate ceramic brooches and in the photo above you can see Helen's lovely felted scarves, Jan's wildlife prints and Mhairead's colourful paintings. Maybe you can come along and say hi one day... and check out all the makers at www.thecowalcollective.co.uk .

My fellow potter Pauline
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