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Hello, thanks for looking in.

I'm Deborah, a Stoke on Trent based designer-maker. I enjoy working in textiles and print ( my background is in fashion and theatre) and I collaborate with my husband Paul, to create ceramics - all handmade from scratch.

Paul turns the wet clay into hand-cast items then he fettles, dips and glazes the work and then fires it several time in our little kiln.
I do the decorative side and I do some hand-building to create and decorate one-off items of porcelain jewellery.

We are fuelled by coffee and cake and get inspired by the world around us - the ever changing sky ( hence the name Dappled Sky) , big open space, long long long bicycle rides, the beauty of nearby Peak District landscapes, wildlife, our adorable cat, and the magical tales and stories of fascinating people we…

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  • Born on May 7
  • Joined September 2, 2011

Favorite materials

ceramics, clay, glaze, cats, bikes, cycling, fabrics, threads, paper, photographs, drawing, dolls, painting

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DappledSky
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About

Hello, thanks for looking in.

I'm Deborah, a Stoke on Trent based designer-maker. I enjoy working in textiles and print ( my background is in fashion and theatre) and I collaborate with my husband Paul, to create ceramics - all handmade from scratch.

Paul turns the wet clay into hand-cast items then he fettles, dips and glazes the work and then fires it several time in our little kiln.
I do the decorative side and I do some hand-building to create and decorate one-off items of porcelain jewellery.

We are fuelled by coffee and cake and get inspired by the world around us - the ever changing sky ( hence the name Dappled Sky) , big open space, long long long bicycle rides, the beauty of nearby Peak District landscapes, wildlife, our adorable cat, and the magical tales and stories of fascinating people we meet.

Please feel free to look around the Etsy shop and get in touch if you have any comments or queries.

You can find Dappled Sky on Instagram @dappledsky_com and our Facebook page is @DappledSky. The ‘Dappled Sky’ site is http://dappledsky.com

Contact by email at dappledsky1 [!at] gmail.com if you have a special request or would like to talk about a special commission or if you're interested in a wholesale order.

Thank you,

Deborah n Paul

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