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Suramics Pottery...Ceramics by Sue Dix

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Welcome to Suramics Pottery!

All my pieces are wheel-thrown or handbuilt, handmade ceramic. My functional pieces are watertight, food safe, microwave safe, and dishwasher safe. My horsehair and metallic glazed Raku pieces are decorative. Please note that Raku is not watertight or food safe. Each piece is signed with my initials on the bottom and the year it was made.

Standard shipping is USPS Priority Mail or First Class with tracking, depending on the weight of the order. Please contact me if you would like a different shipping method or overnight service. Orders will be shipped the next business day after payment has been received.

If you're in the Chicago area, check my website www.suramics.com for show information!

Satisfaction guaranteed! If you are not pleased with a piece when you see it and handle it, you may return it. Please contact me and we'll arrange for the return shipping and the refund.

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Last updated on Feb 15, 2022

Check out my interview at FoxValleyArtBeat.com! https://www.foxvalleyartbeat.com/post/her-name-is-sue-dix-and-pottery-is-her-passion


Welcome to Suramics Pottery!

All my pieces are wheel-thrown or handbuilt, handmade ceramic. My functional pieces are watertight, food safe, microwave safe, and dishwasher safe. My horsehair and metallic glazed Raku pieces are decorative. Please note that Raku is not watertight or food safe. Each piece is signed with my initials on the bottom and the year it was made.

Standard shipping is USPS Priority Mail or First Class with tracking, depending on the weight of the order. Please contact me if you would like a different shipping method or overnight service. Orders will be shipped the next business day after payment has been received.

If you're in the Chicago area, check my website www.suramics.com for show information!

Satisfaction guaranteed! If you are not pleased with a piece when you see it and handle it, you may return it. Please contact me and we'll arrange for the return shipping and the refund.

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About SuramicsPottery

Sales 2,158
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Making Pottery in My Garage Studio Since 2007

I design, create, and finish all of my handmade pottery myself, in my Chicago suburban garage/pottery studio.
I use a white clay without grog, which gives me a smooth, light surface to draw and paint on. I throw pieces like bowls and mugs on my wheel, and I roll out clay on a wedging board to make handbuilt pieces like my trays.
I make my rectangular trays by rolling out a large rectangle of clay and then cutting it into pieces with my pin tool. I smooth the edges of each tray and bend up the edges a little. I flatten the trays out several times while they dry, because they have a tendency to warp during drying.
To make my leaf trays, I place a leaf on the clay and roll it into the clay with a rolling pin, and then I cut out the leaf shape. I paint the leaf with underglaze and glaze it with a glossy clear glaze before the final firing. The hardest part about making leaf trays is getting the leaves! I started what I call a "leaf garden" a few years ago to provide leaves for the trays. I grow oakleaf and regular hydrangeas and large-leafed coleus plants for their leaves.

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  • Sue Dix

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    I started drawing and painting as a child. I started working with clay in 2006. I took a class at my local park district, and then I started taking classes at Lillstreet. After about a year, I set up a clay studio in my garage in suburban Chicago.

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