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Mainly Clay

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Candy store for potters

Mainly Clay is a superb supplier of all things clay. To find this business in the small town of... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2017
Lynchburg, Virginia
via mobile
what a great gift from my friend

a friend who has been enjoying workshops here to invite me to join her to create at MC-and what a... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2016
Cynthia D
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2 Mar 2017
“Candy store for potters”
15 Nov 2016
“what a great gift from my friend”
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217 N Main St, Farmville, VA 23901-1307
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Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Mainly Clay is a superb supplier of all things clay. To find this business in the small town of Farmville is astonishing. Serving the potter community in this rural area and have the level of professionalism is wonderful. In addition, opportunities abound to take classes...More

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Reviewed 15 November 2016

a friend who has been enjoying workshops here to invite me to join her to create at MC-and what a fun morning we had creating , a friendly and good setup. So glad to know this place is in Farmville.

Thank Cynthia D
Reviewed 19 March 2016

For some great creative fun, take a class at Mainly Clay. JJ's hand building classes are great fun -- you learn a lot, meet great people, and come away with a wonderful clay piece to treasure!

Thank Abbey O
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Owner Pam Butler has a gem of a shop with her pottery studio! She is a good friend, and I have seen her build her shop from conception and dream to fruition! Pam offers many great classes - for all abilities - perfect for an...More

Thank fudgemom
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Loved having this experience in town. My husband and I took a pottery (hand building) class and it was fantastic! The staff is lovely, and we made so much pottery. Definitely enough presents for everyone! They also have great gifts from local artists. Definitely worth...More

Thank Jessica B
Reviewed 2 October 2015

A truly wonder-filled place, with cool things to buy and (more important) irresistible lessons that get you immediately into making fun things with clay. Teachers are entertaining and always supportive even of the rawest beginner's work. I know lots of people here in town who...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 30 April 2013

Mainly Clay offers group and private-lesson classes on the pottery wheel and hand building with clay and open studio time. They also sell all types of clay supplies and locally handmade gifts and jewelry. The store is located in a newly renovated historic building. The...More

Thank STRidgely
Reviewed 18 March 2013

Mainly Clay is a great asset to Farmville, offering interesting classes in an attractive setting , along with great showroom and meeting facilities. It is a nice center that draws people, in my case from Clarksville, Virginia, an hour away.

Thank Helen M
Reviewed 15 March 2013

A lovely boutique store that is Mainly a pottery place. It has excellent teachers and materials. The whole experience was delightful.

Thank blevinspatsy
Reviewed 15 March 2013

Mainly Clay has become the place to visit in Farmville. While you shop for one-of-a-kind hand-made pottery, jewelry, pottery supplies, fashion accessories, and more, you have the opportunity to watch experienced clay artists and students during the creative process. The studio offers classes for the...More

Thank Leslee H
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