Trailing Stoneware Tumbler

Designer: Carmen Allen



  1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque. Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  2. Fill the writer bottle with EL-143 Cactus Flower and apply “X” designs around the rim, starting about ½” down from the lip.
  3. Let dry completely
  4. Apply 3 coats of SW-173 Amber Quartz to the inside and outside of the tumbler, leaving about ¼” from the bottom and the very bottom bare.
  5. Use a clean sponge to wipe the bottom clean any glaze that may have gotten out of place.
  6. Let dry completely and fire in oxidation to cone 6.



  • SB-128 Tumbler Stoneware Bisque or CD128 Tumbler Mold


  • SW-173 Amber Quartz
  • EL-143 Cactus Flower

Decorating Accessories

  • RB-140 #8 Soft Fan
  • AC-223 Large Writer Tip Kit

Miscellaneous Accessories

  • Sponge