This polyester non-woven fabric is ideal for fibre art.
Lutradur is an exciting new textile for artists and designers of fiber art, you can sew it, spray it, glue it, embroider it, and it does not fray at the edges.
The special spunbonding process provides a material that has a random structure, consisting of fine polyester filaments, and is rapidly becoming an ideal medium for textile art within the UK.
Imagine a cloth that is as easy to work with as cotton, with a slight sheen, almost like silk, semi transparent like silk organza, that doesnâ€™t fray, is easy to colour and work with . Impossible? Not any more! its name is Lutradur, and itâ€™s now available for textile art right now.
The polyester non woven fabrics come in weights ranging from 30gm up to 130gm. Ideal for fiber art Lutradur is heat tolerant enough for transfer dyeing without melting using an iron, yet can also be melted with a heat gun or soldering iron to distress and distort it. It can be painted with acrylic, textile or silk paints, accepts image transfers, even beeswax, easily and quickly. Ideal for quilting, embroidery and paper art applications such as scrapbooking and altered books.
Colourcraft have been working with, and marketing Lutradur for over 18 years, which enables them to offer the user an extensive range of materials, weights and widths specifically for textile art. Their long experience of working within the nonwovens industry, will further ensure our being able to offer and introduce new non woven materials into the fiber art sector, as they develop. • Sew it • Cut it • Glue it • Paint it • Embroider it • Distress it Sold in 1m pieces
(n.b. other weights are available – we have chosen the medium grade )