You need to bring a few things with you, some items to work with, others to work on.
Items to work with...
Work Apron - to protect your clothes.
Sharp pocket knife
Old paring knife
X-Acto knife #1, with #10 blades, or
Surgeon's scalpel handle #3, with #10 and #15 blades
Small, sharp-nosed pliers
Old dental hand tool, any style (ask your dentist, he calls them instruments)
Stenographer's size spiral notebook
Items to work on...
Now, we're not suggesting you ransack your china cabinet, but you will need to bring pieces on which you will work during the week. Bring with as many of the following as possible, but don't worry if you can't find them all.
One article broken in 2 pieces, or 1 piece broken off a larger one
One article broken in more than 2, but fewer than 5 pieces
One article with a simple chip or chunk out and missing
One article with complex or molded chip out and missing
One article requiring modeling of missing part: foot, hand, finger, petal, leaves...
One article with missing handle - without a model to copy
One article with missing handle and a model to copy: a two-handled dish with only one handle present,
or 2 matching cups, one with handle, the other without
Old repairs to remove and improve