Flatware / Plates on the Wheel - 4 week course

Make beautiful plates for your next dinner party!


Learn how to make beautiful flatware on the wheel!

Throughout the 4 week course students will learn how to create a variety of plates on the wheel including how to trim and glaze them suited to their shape.

Class 1 &2:  The art of opening the clay

Class 3: Trimming

Class 4: Glazing


  • 1 bag of stoneware clay (additional clay can be purchased from $5 per kilo which includes firing and glazing)
  • Tools 

Duration: 2.5 hours x 4 classes

Experience: Minimum of 8 week term either with me or the equivalent and feel confident to centre clay

Bring: An apron, towel and batts (if you have them as the studio has limited supply). If you use particular tools please bring them also)

Wear: Clothes that can get dirty – this class is hands on. Closed shoes are essential

Collection of work: Students will be emailed when their work is ready for collection (all work must be collected within 2 weeks)

Cost: $425

*Please note there will be a 2 week break between class 3 and 4 to assist with drying and firing everyone’s pieces.

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What you will learn

  • How to create flatware on the wheel
  • How to trim & decorate flatware

What you will get

  • Creations made during the 4 week course
  • Learn new techniques they can take away and use in their own studio.
Parking Info

Please also note, that if you are driving you cannot park on Kent St as it’s permit only, try St David St or Moor St. 

What to bring

  • Please bring a towel and an apron to each class. If you have batts at home please bring them also, along with any of your own tools you like to use.

What to wear

Clothes that can get dirty – this class is hands on. Closed shoes are essential.

Appropriate for

Everyone interested in learning how to make flatware. Must have previous wheel experience & know how to centre clay to get the full benefit.

Sarah Schembri is a Melbourne Ceramic Artist who is passionate about creating functional, tactile and visually appealing ceramics, particularly tableware. Being a lover of cooking and food in general, she is most interested in making pieces that are a pleasure to use in the home, pieces which are not only visually appealing but also functional & tactile.

“There is something quite special about using pieces that are handmade - the experience and food taste better. This is a feeling that I think about when I'm creating, it's part of the experience I want to share with others.” - Sarah 

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Terms & Conditions

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Got a question? Please email info@sarahschembri.com

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