Poem by Robert Burns (printed on Zeelon Heavy)

To celebrate Burns Night on 25th January, we thought it would be a great idea to print one of his poems on to a piece of Zeelon Heavy. We hope you agree, it is a much more versatile fabric than simply using paper or card. It is also possible to print on the heavier...

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Zeelon Ghosts for Halloween

These strange ghostly apparitions were made using Zeelon Light, which was an ideal fabric for this type of project as it is so beautifully translucent and sheer. To make our ghosts, we soaked the Zeelon in a diluted solution of PVA glue and then draped strips of the...

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Zeelon – available in THREE different weights

Do you like textile art? Have you tried working with Zeelon? Zeelon is great for creating brilliant effects, because it has a soft, smooth finish and you can see through it. At first, you might think it looks like Lutradur, but because of its much finer fibres it has...

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Coffee Cup Sleeve by Wendy Cotterill

Many coffee shops wrap paper coffee cups with a sleeve to prevent burning your hand, so open out one of these sleeves to use as a template and cut two pieces of Evolon Soft, allowing a 1cm seam allowance all round. Stitch the two pieces together leaving a gap and turn...

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Poppies by Wendy Cotterill – Textile Art Teacher

Beautiful poppies made using Zeelon Heavy To make the poppies, Wendy printed a paper template for the petals. She then placed a piece of Zeelon Heavy into an embroidery hoop and painted the Zeelon a lovely scarlet red. When the Zeelon was dry, she placed the hoop...

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Tropical Fish using Zeelon Heavy

Let's go fishing . . . These little fish have been made from Zeelon Heavy and then hung on invisible thread inside a deep frame. The water and fins have been made from scraps of Zeelon Light which has been transfer painted in various shades of blue and green. We made...

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Ruth Lee – Textile Artist

'Tomorrow at Daybreak' by Ruth Lee  (created using Zeelon Heavy) As part of our commitment to showcase the work of accomplished textile artists, we are pleased to feature a piece by Ruth Lee. Ruth was inspired to create this exceptional example of textile art after...

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Flowers by Wendy Cotterill – Textile Art Teacher

Wendy began her career in the fashion industry as a designer, pattern cutter and tutor before developing an interest in broader textile related subjects.  She is now a teacher of textile art and regularly exhibits her work. For these purple flowers, Wendy printed a...

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Lutradur and Zeelon Windmills

  A Great Idea for Transfer Painted Lutradur & Zeelon Heavy I'd been trying to think of ways to distract our little grandson who is teething at the moment and I came up with these colourful windmills. They make him smile when they whizz round in the breeze, but...

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How to use Zeelon to make Lavender Sachets

Zeelon Light - Transfer Painted Lavender Sachets I decided I would make some lavender sachets for gifts, but wanted to move away from the traditional cotton style of bags - fancying a different look. New to me was a material called Zeelon - which looked interesting....

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