Today's feature is Nancy Blokland Pottery.
What is the background on your business name?
I chose this name for my pottery for its simplicity and clarity. It
tells what I do, and since I have a very uncommon name, I thought there
would be no confusion created with another
Nancy or Blokland.
Where are you located?
I have a studio in my home with a small studio, wheel and kiln and also
fire at Stoneware Gallery for certain colours that I like from the gas
What do you sell?
I sell functional pottery or tableware made in porcelain and stoneware,
no casting or molds. Just one piece at a time. Most recently I have
begun making buttons and love making these tiny pieces of art.
How long have you been doing pottery?
I have been making my whole life, and making wheel thrown pottery for
over 30 years.
What inspires your creations?
I am inspired by the colours and textures of antique
dishes, the Caribean sea and my garden.
Any social media links/sale/giveaway or anything else you'd like to share with my readers?
This fall I will be at Sunflower in Yorkton, Homespun in Carlyle, ETSY
MIC in Winnipeg and the Manitoba Fibre Festival. I love doing sales for
all the oppportunities to meet new and old customers and get ideas for
Would you like to have your Etsy shop featured on my blog? Please e-mail me for consideration!