Stepping into the Craft Saturdays

Come visit Seagrove for a Clay Experience!

July of 2022, Potters and studios will have several events taking place for a great experience in the Seagrove area.  From kiln openings, demonstrations, and some hands on experince in clay, we hope you can plan your visit for a first hand look at the process of making pottery.

To learn more about the upcoming events in July, click on the dates listed below to plan your adventure!  Some may require a reservation to be included in the activities and will need to work directly with the studio.  We look forward to your visit to Seagrove!

Participating Potters

Open for special hours July 2, 2022 - July 31, 2022
Times will be listed for each studio offering. 
Use links below for information on studios and contact
Mask

Please wear mask if you are not vaccinated and follow the latest CDC guidelines.

Eck McCanless Pottery

6077 Old US Highway 220 • Seagrove, 27341   |   Saturday 10am - 5pm
(336) 873-7412   |   [email protected]
Read more about the studio   |   Website

Eck will demonstrate how he turns multiple colors of clay on the wheel at the same time to create his Agateware. He will also demonstrate the carving techniques he uses to achieve the intricate patterns on his pots.

The Triangle Studio

1140 NC Highway 705 • Seagrove, 27341   |   Saturday 10am to 5pm
3362671545   |   [email protected]
Read more about the studio   |   Website

The Triangle Studio represents multiple artists and each of their work in the gallery. Since there are multiple artists, we will feature a different artist each of the first three weekends so come get to know us!

Saturday, July 2nd, Allison Daniel will demonstrate throwing on the wheel and basic hand building techniques. Visitors are welcome to join in and play with clay. Take the wheel for a spin or sculpt something fun with your hands.

Pottery by Frank Neef

258 E. Main St • Seagrove, 27341   |   Saturday 11am-4pm
336-872-4013   |   [email protected]
Read more about the studio   |   Website

We will be giving studio tours and demonstrating the many steps it takes to get from clay to finished product. 11:00 to 4:00 each day. Our Retail Store will be open for sales and refreshments.

Thomas Pottery

1295 S. NC Highway 705 • Seagrove, 27341   |   Saturday 10 - 4
336-879-4145   |   [email protected]
Read more about the studio   |   Website

Demonstration - Watch Bobbie as she creates Sunflower Bowls from 1:00 - 2:00 - Free

Eck McCanless Pottery

6077 Old US Highway 220 • Seagrove, 27341   |   Saturday 10am - 5pm
(336) 873-7412   |   [email protected]
Read more about the studio   |   Website
   

Eck will demonstrate how he turns multiple colors of clay on the wheel at the same time to create his Agateware. He will also demonstrate the carving techniques he uses to achieve the intricate patterns on his pots.

Crystal King Pottery

2475 Hwy 705 • Seagrove, 27314   |   Open 10-5
336-879-6990   |   [email protected]
Read more about the studio   |   Website
Tap here for more info about this opportunity    

Offering Make your own Face Jug/ Face Mug classes. Sign up via website www.CrystalKingPottery.com Crystal King will provide a hands-on step-by-step demonstration for you to follow as you make your own Face Jug. Crystal will have your mugs pre-turned so you can spend time creating your own funny face. Pieces will be fired during the following week and ready for pickup or optional shipping. Children under 12 must be helped by adult who can help them with their piece. Book your spot with the link below. $45 per person

The Triangle Studio

1140 NC Highway 705 • Seagrove, 27341   |   Saturday 10am to 5pm
3362671545   |   [email protected]
Read more about the studio   |   Website
Tap here for more info about this opportunity    

The Triangle Studio represents multiple artists and each of their work in the gallery. Since there are multiple artists, we will feature a different artist each of the first three weekends so come get to know us! Saturday, July 9th Erin Younge is making mythical animal jars. Watch throwing on the wheel and the magic of creating flying beasts and fun animals from her imagination. Join in and sculpt an animal out of clay.

Pottery by Frank Neef

258 E. Main St • Seagrove, 27341   |   Saturday 11am-4pm
336-872-4013   |   [email protected]
Read more about the studio   |   Website
   

We will be giving studio tours and demonstrating the many steps it takes to get from clay to finished product. 11:00 to 4:00 each day. Our Retail Store will be open for sales and refreshments.

Thomas Pottery

1295 S. NC Highway 705 • Seagrove, 27341   |   Saturday 10 - 4
336-879-4145   |   [email protected]
Read more about the studio   |   Website
   

Demonstration - Watch Bobbie as she creates Chicken Planter from 1:00 - 2:00 - Free

Thomas Pottery

1295 S. NC Highway 705 • Seagrove, 27341   |   Saturday 10 - 4
336-879-4145   |   [email protected]
Read more about the studio   |   Website
   

Hands on Activity - Make an Oval Bowl 1:00 - 2:30 - Cost $40 This is a hand-building project, we are sure you can make. Learn how to assemble and decorate using stamps and texture tools. Bowl is 11x5 Leave your creation to be finished in the glaze you select. Call to sign-up or come 20 min. early to join in if space is available. Max class size is 12.

Pottery by Frank Neef

258 E. Main St • Seagrove, 27341   |   Saturday 11am-4pm
336-872-4013   |   [email protected]
Read more about the studio   |   Website
   

We will be giving studio tours and demonstrating the many steps it takes to get from clay to finished product. 11:00 to 4:00 each day. Our Retail Store will be open for sales and refreshments.

Michele Hastings & Jeff Brown Pottery

505 E Main St. • Seagrove, 27341   |   Saturday & Sunday 10 am to 5 pm
336-873-1001   |   [email protected]
Read more about the studio   |   Website
   

Michele Hastings & Jeff Brown Pottery-Open Studio & Tent Sale Twelve years ago we moved our pottery studio from New Hampshire to Seagrove, NC. We are celebrating this anniversary with an open studio and tent sale. See pottery making demonstrations, shop in the gallery as well under the tent outdoors where we will have specially priced pots. Masks required inside our studio gallery. Visit our website for more info: www.gypsypotters.net

Eck McCanless Pottery

6077 Old US Highway 220 • Seagrove, 27341   |   Saturday 10am - 5pm
(336) 873-7412   |   [email protected]
Read more about the studio   |   Website
   

Eck McCanless Pottery celebrates its 11th anniversary with a limited-edition color, demonstrations and refreshments. This year’s special anniversary color is Retro Green! Enjoy Agateware demonstrations and refreshments. Eck makes his Agateware by turning multiple colors of clay on the wheel at the same time, then carving the pot to reveal intricate patterns. Signed, numbered, limited-edition pieces in a Retro Green will be available. This color will only be available while supplies last.

Matthew Kelly Pottery

4818 Seagrove Plank Rd • Asheboro, 27205   |   Saturday and Sunday 10-5
(919) 244-7445   |   [email protected]
Read more about the studio   |   Website
   

Kiln Opening Sale from wood firing #8 Saturday and Sunday. Come see all of the brand new pieces fired in my wood fired salt glaze kiln. Also get a tour of the my studio, workspace, and kilns as we explain the process of how it’s made.

The Triangle Studio

1140 NC Highway 705 • Seagrove, 27341   |   Saturday 10am to 5pm
3362671545   |   [email protected]
Read more about the studio   |   Website
   

The Triangle Studio represents multiple artists and each of their work in the gallery. Since there are multiple artists, we will feature a different artist each of the first three weekends so come get to know us! Saturday, July 16th Erin Ellis will be hand building small vessels and she says there is enough clay to go around if you want to try your hand at making a small pot.

Crystal King Pottery

2475 Hwy 705 • Seagrove, 27314   |   Open 10-5
336-879-6990   |   [email protected]
Read more about the studio   |   Website
   

Offering Make your own Face Jug/ Face Mug classes. Sign up via website www.CrystalKingPottery.com Crystal King will provide a hands-on step-by-step demonstration for you to follow as you make your own Face Jug. Crystal will have your mugs pre-turned so you can spend time creating your own funny face. Pieces will be fired during the following week and ready for pickup or optional shipping. Children under 12 must be helped by adult who can help them with their piece. Book your spot with the link below. $45 per person

Crystal King Pottery

2475 Hwy 705 • Seagrove, 27314   |   Open 11-4
336-879-6990   |   [email protected]
Read more about the studio   |   Website
   

Demonstrations of sculpting in clay. Animal sculptures and flower pieces are the focus.

Matthew Kelly Pottery

4818 Seagrove Plank Rd • Asheboro, 27205   |   Saturday and Sunday 10-5
(919) 244-7445   |   [email protected]
Read more about the studio   |   Website
   

Kiln Opening Sale from wood firing #8 Saturday and Sunday. Come see all of the brand new pieces fired in my wood fired salt glaze kiln. Also get a tour of the my studio, workspace, and kilns as we explain the process of how it’s made.

Thomas Pottery

1295 S. NC Highway 705 • Seagrove, 27341   |   Saturday 10 - 4
336-879-4145   |   [email protected]
Read more about the studio   |   Website
   

Demonstration - Watch Bobbie make Owl Sculptures - 1:00 - 2:00 - Free

Eck McCanless Pottery

6077 Old US Highway 220 • Seagrove, 27341   |   Saturday 10am - 5pm
(336) 873-7412   |   [email protected]
Read more about the studio   |   Website
   

Eck will demonstrate how he turns multiple colors of clay on the wheel at the same time to create his Agateware. He will also demonstrate the carving techniques he uses to achieve the intricate patterns on his pots.

Thomas Pottery

1295 S. NC Highway 705 • Seagrove, 27341   |   Saturday 10 - 4
336-879-4145   |   [email protected]
Read more about the studio   |   Website
   

Hands on Activity - Tobacco Leaf Tray - 1:00 - 2:30 - Cost $40 This is a hand-building project, we are sure you can make. Learn how to assemble and decorate using stamps and texture tools. Leaf measures 13x6. Leave your creation to be finished in the glaze you select. Call to sign-up or come 20 min. early to join in if space is available. Max class size is 12.

Crystal King Pottery

2475 Hwy 705 • Seagrove, 27314   |   11am & 2pm
336-879-6990   |   [email protected]
Read more about the studio   |   Website
Tap here for more info about this opportunity    

Crystal King Pottery will be hosting “make your own decorated flower vase” classes Saturdays in July.  Each class is planned with pre-turned pieces and then instruction is given step by step of how to add features to make your very own "heirloom" piece. Pieces will be fired during the following week and ready for pickup or optional shipping. Snag your spots now for this unique experience to make your own special keepsake. Visit www.Crystalkingpottery.studio for more info and booking.