Posts by Ruth Morgan

‘Roots’ by Karen Lane

by Ruth Morgan | October 25, 2019 | Posted in Lutradur

This beautiful piece of work by Karen Lane, seems to embody all the colours, textures and essence of autumn, so is very appropriate for this time of year. It is a great example of how Lutradur can be adapted to represent all the various textures from sturdy tree bark through to delicate leaves. Karen is a Feltmaker and Textile Artist and we are fortunate to have featured her work several times in the past. Each piece always meets with a great deal of appreciation for the life-like accuracy of her work and her attention to detail. In Karen’s own words she describes how it […]

‘Abstraction’ by Karen Lane

by Ruth Morgan | October 3, 2018 | Posted in Lutradur

We are delighted to feature another piece of artwork by Karen Lane, a Feltmaker and Textile Artist based in the market town of Horncastle. This is one of her most recent pieces and was made in response to a group challenge, with the theme and title “Abstraction”. In her own words Karen says – “It is purely non-representational. My aim was to create an ethereal look with paint, stitch and lots of texture. The background is acrylic paint on 100gsm Lutradur. The foreground is layers of Merino fibre, laminated on to a sheer fabric and free motion machine stitched.” This beautiful piece certainly demonstrates Lutadur’s versatility when […]

Leaves by Karen Lane – Feltmaker & Textile Artist

by Ruth Morgan | September 6, 2018 | Posted in Lutradur

Now that the trees are starting to display their lovely autumn colours, we are delighted to showcase these 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 Karen’s own words, she 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 too confident with drawing, simply use a […]