I just found out this week – thanks to Ellen (thanks Ellen!) – that Gail Pittman is stopping the manufacture of her Mississippi-made ceramics.
She’s still going to design her products, it’s just that they will be licensed to other companies, namely Southern Living At Home and the Paula Deen At Home Collection and I guess it will be up to those companies as to where their products will be made.
The Mississippi facility where Gail’s things are made now is closing, so I guess now’s the time to complete a collection since all those original, signed designs won’t be made anymore. She talks about it here in a video, and there’s also a statement on her website.