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Facemasks in Evolon

by Ruth Morgan | June 11, 2020 | Posted in Evolon

We’ve been very busy making masks out of Evolon . . . Like so many people, we’ve been looking for ways to help during the lockdown. One very successful idea has been to make these masks, which have proved very popular with friends and family. If you are new to Evolon, there are several reasons why Evolon is perfect for this project – Very easy to cut and sewDoes not fray or need hemmingGentle to wear next to the skinLightweight fabricHolds its shapeWashes well (can be machine washed multiple times) Here’s how we made them . . . It’s […]

Lutradur ‘Net’ Curtains!

by Ruth Morgan | June 4, 2020 | Posted in Lutradur

A few months ago, we were contacted by Elaine Griffiths who wanted to create ‘net’ curtains out of Lutradur. After sending her some samples of various weights, she decided to buy a few metres of Lutradur 30gsm, which she cleverly converted into beautiful printed panels. The photograph above shows one of the panels, displayed on her studio door. From this image, it’s easy to imagine how effective they will be when hung together against a window, or made into a screen. This is the first time we have featured curtaining made out of Lutradur, but we’re sure it won’t […]

‘Burlesque’ by Karen Lane

by Ruth Morgan | May 14, 2020 | Posted in Lutradur

We’re delighted to present this latest piece of work sent into us by Karen Lane, a Feltmaker and Textile Artist, who has become a regular and valued contributor to our website. This piece measures 88cms x 48cms and includes various natural fibres, scrim, synthetic fabrics and silk, which have all been machine stitched on to a painted background of Lutradur 70gsm. Karen says the layout is totally random but that (as with any abstract work) we tend to see things that weren’t necessarily planned. In this case, once the red fabric had been applied, Karen saw a Burlesque style […]

Business as Usual!

by Ruth Morgan | May 11, 2020 | Posted in Uncategorized

We’re very pleased to confirm we can now ship all orders for Lutradur, Evolon and Zeelon as before. However, please allow extra time for deliveries as the courier services are very busy. We look forward to hearing from you!

Happy St George’s Day!

by Ruth Morgan | April 23, 2020 | Posted in Evolon

In recognition and gratitude to all our modern day heroes.

Coronavirus

by Ruth Morgan | March 30, 2020 | Posted in Uncategorized

Unfortunately, due to the current situation, we are unable to despatch rolls of material. However, we can still send out A4 packs via First Class post, and have the following options available – Lutradur 30gms Pack – 10 x A4 Sheets = £6.45Lutradur 70gms Pack – 10 x A4 Sheets = £7.25Lutradur 70gms Black Pack – 10 x A4 Sheets = £7.25Lutradur 100gms Pack – 10 x A4 Sheets = £8.65Lutradur 130gms Pack – 10 x A4 Sheets = £10.45Lutradur XL Pack – 5 x A4 Sheets = £10.60 Lutradur Sampler Pack – 5 x A4 Sheets = £7.95(1 […]

Flower themed cards by Vivienne Challans

by Ruth Morgan | March 20, 2020 | Posted in Evolon, Lutradur

To mark the arrival of Spring, we are delighted to showcase these beautiful floral cards sent into us by Vivienne Challans . . . After colouring some pieces of Lutradur and Evolon with transfer paint, Vivienne cut out a variety of flower shapes, petals, stems and leaves and then arranged them on a background of light weight Lutradur. She then machine stitched the flowers, leaves etc. into position, and created more detail with some additional free machine stitching. Finally, Vivienne selected a few small buttons to create the flower centres, which she attached by sewing them on by hand. […]

Handmade Zeelon Beads

by Ruth Morgan | March 13, 2020 | Posted in Zeelon

This week (bearing in mind it’s Mother’s Day next Sunday) we’ve been making beads, by rolling up strips of transfer painted Zeelon Medium . . . We made a large selection of plain coloured straight beads (approximately 3cms wide), with a view to cutting them up into smaller beads to suit a particular design or colour way. To make bevelled beads, we cut 10 to 12 long thin triangles out of a sheet of A4 Zeelon Medium, which we had previously coloured using lemon and wine red transfer paint. We then applied some clear drying Tacky Glue all the way along the length and then, starting at […]

Mothers’ Day Cards

by Ruth Morgan | March 6, 2020 | Posted in Lutradur

There’s still time to make a lovely personalised card for your wonderful Mum . . . Lutradur is ideal for card making as it can be painted, stitched, dyed and also printed. Our cards have been decorated with Lutradur 70 and 100. Pink acrylic paint was used to colour the Lutradur 70, while all the words and messages have been printed on Lutradur 100 (which is slightly thicker) using an ink jet printer. (For best results, remember to select the bold type setting).

Lutradur Lampshade by Sylvia Stead

by Ruth Morgan | February 26, 2020 | Posted in Lutradur

The striking table lamp (pictured below), will soon be on display, alongside some of Sylvia’s other work featuring Lutradur, at an open exhibition – ‘Painting with Words’ which is on from 14th March to 2nd May 2020 at –Willow Gallery, 56 Willow Street, Oswestry SY11 1AD Tel: 01691 657575 Following the exhibition, on Saturday 30th May 2020, Sylvia is running aOne Day Workshop, creating Lutradur Tea-Light Holders (like the ones picture above) For more information or to book a place, please contact Willow Gallery on 01691 657575 Sylvia created this lovely lamp by covering a straight sided vase with […]

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