Riverlane Studios

Riverlane Studios

Small batch & bespoke pottery —Handcrafted in Columbus, Ohio
Hi. I’m Michelle and I’m a maker. I’ve been making things for as long as I can remember. It began as a small child, when my mother and grandmothers taught me to sew, crochet, and...
Custom Orders
I specialize in custom and made to order work. Depending on the size and complexity of the piece and current workload, custom orders take from 2 to 6 weeks to complete. Projects big and small...
My work is always evolving. I believe we should always be learning, growing, improving, and I find myself dreaming up ideas faster than I can bring them to life. And sometimes, custom order requests inspire...

The Bright Skies Collection

The Bright Skies collection was born from the cold gray winter, and a longing for spring, sunshine and brighter skies. It features clouds, rainbows, sunshine, mountains and spring showers on a variety of wares from mugs to planters. 

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For the Love of a Button

I’ve been sewing for as long as I can remember. I don’t know how young I was, but when I was 9, my mom got sick of me using her sewing machine and got me one of my own. So, the obsession with fabric, buttons and thread started very young.

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Riverlane Studios Blog

Highlights of this clay adventure, stories of what I'm working on, where I find inspiration, and more.
How I Learned
March Meet the Maker - Day 14 I started taking classes at the Cultural Arts Center with a friend just for fun in 2016. It...
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Story Behind My Name
March Meet the Maker - Day 9 Naming a business is HARD. It has to be pronounceable, easy to spell, have an a available web...
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Product Range
March Meet the Maker - Day 8 This is a both a strength and weakness for me. I have a very diverse range of products...
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Not So Glam Side
March Meet the Maker - Day 7 Not so glam side: There is actually a lot of “not so glam” that goes into pottery (or...
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Full-time / Part-team
March Meet the Maker - Day 6 Riverlane Studios is not my full-time job. I have 2 offices... the daytime/full-time one, where I stand behind...
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How I Started…
March Meet the Maker: Day 2 Well, I first put my hands on clay in a ceramics class at the Cultural Arts Center in Columbus....
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Spring is Coming!

After a long cold winter, we all long for Spring. Sometimes it feels like it will never come. Spring celebrates flowers and gardens and sunshine. And this collection does just that. It’s brightly colored and filled with flowers and rainbows and sun.

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Ohio is Home

Ohio is a great state. I’m a little biased, because I’ve lived here my whole life. It’s also got a really cute shape – the reason we call it the “heart of it all.” These pots are inspired by a love for my home state.

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