Welcome to Katie’s Clay Studio – Lets Get Muddy!
Summer is our busy season, please call ahead or make a reservation prior to coming, so we can better accommodate you and your party. Walk-ins are always welcome if we have room.
Limited hours: 7/3 11 am to 5 pm
CLOSED: 7/4 and 7/5
OPEN: Monday 7/6 from 2 pm- 7 pm
Summer Store Hours:
Tuesday: 12pm to 4 pm
Wednesday: 12pm to 5pm
Thursday: 11am to 6pm
Friday: 11am to 7pm
Saturday: 10 am to 6pm
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 are by Appointment Only, please call to schedule your appointment today.
Limited hours:7/3 11 am to 5 pm, 7/4 CLOSED.
Wednesday 7/8 closing at 4 pm for off site event.
Wednesday 8/5 Closing at 4 pm for offsite event.
CLOSED August 29th to September 23rd.
Go to Calendar link for more details on special events. http://katiesclaystudio.com/calendar/
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)
- Wheel Throwing
- Paint Your Own Pottery
- Tie Dye
- Glass Fusion
- Canvas Painting
- Custom Pottery
We offer and host events such as:
- Birthday Parties
- Summer Camp Programs
- Field Trips
- After School Programs
- Boy and Girl Scout Activities (to earn art badges)
- Merit Pottery Badge Class
- Adult and Child Wheel Throwing Classes
- Adult and Child Wet Clay Classes
- Private parties!
- School Fundraising & Auction Projects
- Ladies Night Out
- Red Hat Groups
- Date Nights
- Call about scheduling your special event today!
- We also accept walk-ins anytime!
- $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.
- 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 9 and older. For children under the age of 9, there will be an 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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, starting 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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Katie’s Clay Studio is taking applications for fall and winter 2015/2016 school year. Weekends are a must!
A mature professional; must have a car. Some ceramic knowledge needed. 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 Tuesday through Friday, Friday evenings, and anytime on Saturday and Sunday. 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.Serious inquires only.
Please fill out application and mail in or drop off at studio.