Posts by Ruth Morgan

Child’s Christmas Star Costume in Lutradur

by Ruth Morgan | November 16, 2021 | Posted in Lutradur

If you need to make an outfit for a fancy dress party or play this festive season, our fabrics are an excellent choice as they are easy to cut, easy to colour and, best of all, they do not fray! A couple of years ago, we made a costume for our very own Christmas Star, who was making his acting debut in the school nativity play. We chose Lutradur 100gsm to make the tabard and matching hat, as it is beautifully lightweight, yet strong enough to hold and keep its shape. Some thin elastic, sewn on to the hat […]

St George’s Day – Child’s Costume in Evolon

by Ruth Morgan | April 20, 2018 | Posted in Evolon

We’ve all heard of a knight in shining armour, but our little model is wearing a tunic made from Evolon! Using one of his t-shirts as a guide, we cut a front and back panel out of a metre piece of Evolon and machine stitched them together at the shoulders. We made a pattern for the cross and then cut out the shape from the remaining Evolon before painting it red with acrylic paint. The cross was machine stitched to the front of the tunic (although we could have attached it by using a self adhesive medium, such as Bondaweb). We left the sides open, but […]