Posts by Ruth Morgan

Machine stitched Lutradur Leaf by Marion Barnett

by Ruth Morgan | May 23, 2017 | Posted in Lutradur

This pretty little leaf is the size and shape of a birch leaf. (Admittedly, it should have serrated edges, but this one is plain). All of the stitch is free motion machine stitching using variegated cotton thread. If you would like to try making one for yourself, start with a piece of Lutradur; this is Lutradur 70gsm which has been transfer dyed on both sides, but you could paint it if you wish using acrylic or fabric paint which has been thinned down a little. Begin by stitching the edges; if you don’t feel comfortable doing this without a pattern, trace a […]

Lutradur Lace for an Easter Bonnet?

by Ruth Morgan | April 12, 2017 | Posted in Lutradur

Marion Barnett has kindly written the following instructions for making Lutradur lace. Marion is a very well known and respected textile artist and was one of the very first to work with Lutradur and Evolon, when we introduced these fabrics to the market some years ago. Making Lutradur Lace by Marion Barnett One of the great things about Lutradur is that, although it looks and feels delicate, it is, in fact, remarkably strong. That makes it a wonderful base for all sorts of stitch techniques. I often use it to make a form of embroidered lace; the heavier the weight, the stiffer the lace will […]