Posts by Ruth Morgan

Embroidered Lampshade by Jackie Cawthray

by Ruth Morgan | March 6, 2017 | Posted in Lutradur

                            Jackie Cawthray, one of our customers who lives in France, used Lutradur 70gsm to make this delightful lampshade. First, she painted the Lutradur with two thin layers of acrylic paint (which had been diluted so that the colours blended) and then embroidered the fabric from the reverse side, using a variegated cotton knitting yarn. Jackie then cut away the top and burnt the Lutradur with a hot air gun to give the lampshade its distinctive finish. After attaching a few beads, the Lutradur was glued together to form […]

Hearts and Flowers for Valentine’s Day

by Ruth Morgan | February 13, 2017 | Posted in Evolon, Lutradur

Red roses made from transfer painted Evolon  . . . . The corrugated card, soft Evolon rose and thin green wire combine to give this Valentine card lots of textural interest. A few roses and a scattering of green leaves (all made from transfer painted Evolon) add a romantic touch to our table centrepiece.               Messages of love in Lutradur . . . Bunting is always a great way of celebrating any occasion and is really quick and easy to make using Lutradur, as it does not tear or fray. We’ve used Lutradur 100gms […]

St Valentines – Crafting with Evolon and Evolon Soft

by Ruth Morgan | January 22, 2015 | Posted in Evolon

 Why not add a little Extra Romance to your Valentine’s Day by making these lovely Evolon roses Evolon is ideal for crafting as it colours well, does not tear or fray and holds its shape beautifully. Our photographs show how the roses can be used, from a single symbolic stem, to a stunning centre piece or to decorate a card. How to Make the Petals Simply colour some Evolon (or Evolon Soft) with red transfer paint and then cut out a series of ‘balloon’ shapes to make the petals (i.e. a softly curved top edge, narrowing to a point at the base). We used 5 or 7 petals in gradually decreasing sizes to […]

Happy New Year from Spunart

by Ruth Morgan | January 2, 2015 | Posted in Lutradur

                                      Easy to make Bunting   Lutradur 100 with acrylic paint