Posts by Ruth Morgan

Draught Excluder in Evolon

by Ruth Morgan | February 5, 2021 | Posted in Evolon

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching and so many of us spending more time indoors, why not show your home some Love with a colourful draught excluder? We used a piece of Evolon (which had previously been dyed a gorgeous shade of dark blue) to make the basic sausage shape and then, using our computer, printed the text using a bold type face. We chose a font called Marker Felt size 200pt for ‘Home’ and ‘Heart’, but reduced the size to 125pt for the rest of the words.  After carefully cutting out the letters, we drew round them on to some more […]

Book Covers by Vivienne Challans

by Ruth Morgan | December 20, 2018 | Posted in Lutradur

Here’s an idea to personalise your 2019 diary or protect a favourite book . . . They say you shouldn’t judge a book by it’s cover, but these covers are so delightful, they can turn even an ordinary notebook into something rather special. Bright, cheerful, fun to make and extremely tactile, each of them is a work of art. Vivienne is a member of the Embroiderers Guild and this is her first contribution to our website, but hopefully not the last! She has used Lutradur 100gsm and 130gsm to create these colourful covers and, in her own words, describes how she made them – “I used Heat Transfer Paints for the […]