Welcome to Katie’s Clay Studio – Lets Get Muddy! 

Last day to paint pottery to be fired in time for Christmas is 12/19/15.

Reservations or call ahead are preferred for any sized group, during this busy holiday season.


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Monday & Tuesday: CLOSED

Wednesday: 12pm to 5pm

Thursday: 11am to 7pm

Friday: 11am to 8pm

Saturday: 10am to 8pm

Sunday: 12pm to 5pm

We will close 1 hour early if we have no appointments or call a-head’s. Make sure to check out our Calendar Page for specials, and limited hour days. Reservations or a call ahead for groups of 4 or more are preferred, due to limited large tables. We have several off site events coming up please call ahead to make sure we haven’t closed early for these events. CLAY:(Wheel Throwing and Hand Building) and Tie Dye (in summer season) are by Appointment Only, please call to schedule your appointment today.

Studio Announcements:

Last day to make a CLAY project for Christmas is 12/9/15. Last day to PAINT POTTERY for Christmas is 12/19/15 Pick up for this day is 12/23/15 12 to 4 pm.

CLOSED 12/24/15, 12/25/15, & 1/1/16

The pottery wheel is by appointment only on Saturdays and Sundays, based on studio availability. Call to schedule today.

We are hiring scroll to bottom of page for information.

We strongly suggest reservations of groups of 4 or more due to limited table space. Please call ahead for seating, especially on rainy days. Also please call ahead before coming to make sure we have not closed for off site event. We will try to always post something online before we close, we do have several off site events coming up in October, also if we have no one in the studio we will close one hour early.

Go to Calendar link for more details on special events. http://katiesclaystudio.com/calendar/

Canvas Painting

About Us: 

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About Us Brochure

Katie’s Clay Studio is located in the Pittsburgh, PA area, specifically in Hampton Township. Directions to our studio can be mapped to the right. Katie’s Clay Studio offers a variety of services both Mobile (at your house, school or other location) and at our Studio.

We offer a variety of projects including:

  • Wet Clay (Hand Building), ages 9+
  • Wheel Throwing, age 10+
  • Paint Your Own Pottery, All ages
  • Tie Dye, age 8+
  • Glass
    Fusion, age 10+
  • Canvas Painting, All ageswine glass painting ad
  • Wood cut out painting, All ages
  • Wine glass painting, Adult only
  • Custom Pottery

We offer and host events such as:

  • Birthday Parties
  • Summer Camp Programs
  • Field Trips
  • After School Programs at your school ask for pricing.
  • Boy and Girl Scout Activities (to earn art badges)
  • Merit Pottery Badge ClassFish Dog Bowl
  • Adult and Child Wheel Throwing Classes, ages 10+
  • Adult and Child Wet Clay Classes, ages 9+
  • Private parties!
  • School Fundraising & Auction Projects
  • Ladies Night Out
  • Mom’s Groups
  • Red Hat Groups
  • Date Nights
  • Adult team building events
  • Call about scheduling your special event today!
  • We also accept walk-ins anytime!Dragon Plate

Paint Your Own Pottery – Studio Fee per item:paradise_found

  • $5.00 for Children: ages 11 and under - PLUS Pottery
  • $7.00 for Adults: ages 12 and up – PLUS Pottery
  • Studio fee is per person, per item painted.
  • Great for all ages–from baby hand print and foot prints, to toddlers’ doodles. All ages are welcome.
  • Projects vary in price, starting around $7.00 & up. Call for details. Most of our children selection, mug selection and bowls are under $20.00.
  • Katie’s Clay Studio will not fire any outside product, including clay and bisque ware. Sorry for any inconvenience.
  • Paint your own pottery will take one week to get back.
  • No reservation needed for paint your own pottery. Walk-ins always welcome! To guarantee a table we encourage you to call ahead or make a reservation for your group. Especially during busy season like summer, and around a holiday.
  • Remember, we are a FULL SERVICE studio!  It is our pleasure to offer superior customer service.  Let us seat you, wait on you, and clean up.

Clay Studio Fees: Reservation Required

At this time we can only do lessons on Saturdays and Sunday based on studio availability. Call to schedule your lesson.

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  • Hand Sculpting: Ages 9 and older please  $10.00 - PLUS price of clay used (per pound) and a small fire fee.  Please make a reservation. Clay paints included. Second firing paints available for an extra fee.
  • Wheel Throwing: $30 PLUS price of clay used (per pound).  A fire fee the day of includes Clay paint. Glazes are extra in the event of a return visit after the initial firing. Reservation only. This is appropriate for ages 10 and older. For children under the age of 9, there will be anelephant cup clay additional fee of $10.00.
  • Open Studio for ADULTS (age 18 and over only):  $15 per hour, must purchase
  • clay (priced per pound, or purchase by block or box), and pay a firing fee. Must qualify first with 1 to 3 private lessons. Tools available for purchase or rental for fee. Appointment required.
  • We do sell boxed clay call for details.
  • Ask about Custom Clay Sculpting adult team building packages! Starting at just $25.00 per person!
  • Clay projects will take 2-3 weeks to return, depending on the drying time, and weather conditions.

Tie Dye Fees: Seasonal Summer only

  • $9.00 Dye fee - PLUS T-shirt prices depend on size of shirt, please make a reservation.
  • Custom t-shirts with Katie’s Clay Studio Logo available for purchase.
  • This is appropriate for ages 8 and older.
  • This is a “Make and Take” Project! We will give you simple wash out instructions to follow and you will get the shirts that day!
  • Bring your own t-shirt to dye Kids $15, Adults size small to Large $20, Adult XL  and up $30.00
  • Please make a reservation, please have your shirt sizes available when making your appointment.
  • June to August only.

Canvas Painting: canvas painting love birds

  • Ages 8 and older recommend.
  • Reservations are not required, but give us a heads up to seat the table up for you.
  • Kids Canvas patterns start at $25 and go up.
  • Adult Canvas patterns start at $35 and go up.
  • Pick from tons of awesome patterns with easy to follow Step by step instruction given by a qualified artist and staff member.
  • Feel free to BYOB!
  • Large groups are easily accommodated.
  • Best part is its a “Make and Take” project! Please allow 1 to 4 hours to finish canvas painting pattern.
  • Available for off site programs as well. Call for details.
  • Group discounts available for parties of 5 or more adults. See party brochure.

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  • Customized wood cut out shapes to be painted with our paint.
  • Personalize the shapes with your initials or monogram (pre-ordered).
  • Custom order your own shapes, over 300 different designs to choose from in our catalog! (May take one to two week for delivery, payment due in full prior to custom order.)
  • BYOB parties are available for this activity.
  • Classes are available or schedule your time to come and make one. Starting at $35.00 and going up depending on size. Smaller Letters are also available pre-order for $20 to $25 depending on the size chosen.

Glass Fusion: Ages 10 and Older:sunny day flower glass

  • All glass is priced per project base. Prices range from $14.00 and up.
  • $5.00 “shape” firing for a bowl, dish, or sconce.
  • Glass projects may take up to 2 weeks to get back.
  • Make sure to check out our calendar for our once a month class on glass. Glass Work shop, is the best way to lean the basics of glass fusion.
  • Walk-ins welcome if space is available. Reservations suggested for instructor help, especially for your first time at our studio.
  • Wine bottle slumping available, bring your own bottle with the label removed,  cheveron bowlstarting at $15.00. It may take up to 2 weeks to get returned. We will not accept bottles with the labels on. Larger bottles are subject to an additional fee. Bottle slumping is unpredictable, and therefore an experiment every time. No two bottles will come out the same. We cannot guarantee that the bottle will be flattened completely. We will always try our best to have the project come out to your liking.


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Custom Teacher gifts and retirement gift available. Call for details!

Custom Teacher gifts and retirement gift available. Call for details!

Katie’s Clay Studio is hiring for fall and winter 2015/2016 school year and possible summer help. Weekends are a must!

A mature professional; must have a car. Some ceramic knowledge preferred. Must be creative and good with kids! Must be a people person. Retail or restaurant experience is a plus.  Must be able to work after 2 pm Wednesday through Friday, Friday evenings, and anytime on Saturday and Sunday about 15 hours a week is needed. Need to have day time hours available during summer and holiday season. This is a fun and FAST paced customer service job. We are looking for a particular type of people person for this position. This would be a part time position with a possibility for full time in the future. Party helpers also needed. No amount of hours are guaranteed. Starting pay is Minimum wage but nonnegotiable with qualified applicant. Serious inquires only. 

Please fill out application and mail in or drop off at studio.

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