Posts by Ruth Morgan

Lutradur – available in SIX different weights

by Ruth Morgan | July 31, 2017 | Posted in Lutradur

Lutradur is a versatile fabric suitable for any textile project from the lightest, most translucent 25gms and 30gms . . . through to the medium weight 70gms and 70gms Black . . . to 100gms, 130gms and finally our heaviest weight . . . Lutradur XL! Lutradur can be painted, printed, dyed, sewn, shaped, layered and distressed, but it will not tear or fray – making it ideal for all manner of art and craft projects! If you have not tried it before, please take a look at our blog for some creative ideas or why not contact us for some free samples? All […]

How to colour Lutradur using Acrylic Paint

by Ruth Morgan | March 11, 2016 | Posted in Lutradur

Lutradur is fun to paint and the results can be stunning! If you are new to Lutradur and not too sure how to colour it, then this short video will show you how easy it is by using acrylic paint. Lutradur can also be coloured by using dyes, transfer paints, oils etc, but this quick demonstration will illustrate how simple it is to get started with basic and readily available materials. Once painted, the Lutradur can be left to dry naturally or the process can be speeded up by using a hairdryer So, if you have a occasion to […]

Valentine Bunting made from Lutradur

by Ruth Morgan | February 9, 2016 | Posted in Lutradur

Lutradur Love letters . . . straight to your Valentine’s heart Lutradur bunting is really quick and easy to make as it does not tear or fray. Simply decide on your message, maybe you’d like to include your partner’s name, or even pop The Question?! Cut the required number of flags from a piece of Lutradur 100gms,  then paint with acrylic paint and leave to dry. (Our flags measure 11.5cms wide and 13cms long and each letter is approximately 5cms high). As you can see from the photo, we used black painted flags embellished with red hearts to separate the words and create a contrast. Then […]

How to Transfer Colours on to Lutradur, Evolon and Zeelon

by Ruth Morgan | September 4, 2015 | Posted in Evolon, Lutradur, Zeelon

Colouring Lutradur, Evolon and Zeelon with Transfer Paints This technique is great for transferring single colours, designs or painted images, from paper on to any of our Lutradur, Evolon and Zeelon materials. How to use Transfer Paint for Colouring Lutradur, Evolon and Zeelon  Using transfer paint directly from the pot, roughly paint one side of A4 copier paper. One colour per sheet in your chosen colours. (Colours can be blended at the ironing stage). Allow paint to dry fully – don’t worry if the paper curls on drying it will unfurl in use. Place one paper, paint side down on […]