Posts by Ruth Morgan

‘Autumn’ by Sylvia Stead using Lutradur

by Ruth Morgan | September 4, 2017 | Posted in Lutradur

This unusual piece was created by Silver Stead and depicts the essence and colours of autumn. The leaves were made from Lutradur 100,  which she hand cut and coloured using acrylic paint in various subtle shades of orange, yellow and brown. When dry, the leaves were attached to a background of Mulberry bark, creating a tactile and interesting composition. As a final touch, Sylvia added some small hand sewn moths. Just a reminder that autumn is on its way! All weights of Lutradur are available from our online shop.  

Lutradur Leaves and Lamp by Sylvia Stead

by Ruth Morgan | February 8, 2017 | Posted in Lutradur

Sylvia Stead is a Mixed-Media Textile Artist , who runs workshops and one to one sessions on textile art. She has kindly submitted some images of her work, as examples of how Lutradur can be used to great effect. Sylvia has created these individual leaves using Lutradur 130. The leaf above has been coloured using acrylic paint and then embellished with beads. Whereas this silver leaf has been painted with glitter glue and beaded before being fitted with a tea-light holder and tea-light. This decorative light, which Syliva has entitled ‘New England in the Fall’ has been created using acrylic tubing covered […]