Posts by Ruth Morgan

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 […]

Fabric Jewellery by Marion Barnett

by Ruth Morgan | April 27, 2017 | Posted in Lutradur

A selection of fabric brooches made from Lutradur XL I love working with Lutradur XL. It’s great for boxes, bags, postcards . . . and unlike other, similar products, it doesn’t give off dust when you stitch into it. But what do you do with the odd bits of scrap you have left over from larger projects? Here’s an idea . . . I love fabric jewellery and often get compliments from people in shops and other places when I wear pieces on my coat.   They make great gifts and being quick and easy to make, are also good for […]