Posts by Ruth Morgan

Leaves by Karen Lane – Feltmaker & Textile Artist

by Ruth Morgan | September 7, 2022 | Posted in Lutradur

Now that the trees are starting to display their lovely autumn colours, we are delighted to share these images of leaves, created by Karen Lane using Lutradur 100gsm. They are so exquisitely made, it is hard to believe they are not real! Karen says “I’ve become addicted to making these Lutradur leaves. They are fun to make and have been added to art quilts, hats, wall hangings and pictures.” In her own words, Karen describes how they are made – “I begin by drawing the shape of the leaf directly on to the Lutradur 100gsm fabric. If you are not […]

‘Forest Floor’ using Lutradur by Karen Lane

by Ruth Morgan | April 30, 2021 | Posted in Lutradur

Karen made this intricate and beautifully detailed piece of work as a sample for her Forest Floor Workshop – a fun two-day event using Lutradur and other materials. Techniques include painting, use of heat guns, soldering irons, plus hand and machine stitching. Karen says she used painted, heat-distressed and stitched Lutradur 70gsm to create the leaves and various yarns and hand embroidery for the mossy forest floor. The fallen tree bark is painted and heat distressed Tyvek, again hand embroidered and the whole thing has been sewn on to Calico, before mounting on a canvas. Size 32cms x 28cms. […]