Author Archive | Ruth Morris

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Seeds with wings

New print ideas evolving this week, inspired by my walk up the lower slopes of Ben Vrackie, collecting seed heads from thistle, broom and scabious.  Sycamore helicopters were the main focus, and I have developed a rubber stamp to test the print, with the help of Ciara Gibson and her fantastic Make Space evening class, […]

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Embrace Autumn!

It’s always a bit hard to see the nights drawing in, and the trees starting to turn.  But there’s lots to look forward to, and mother nature is there to lift our spirits as fruits ripen, beautiful seed heads emerge and a chill in the air means we can dig out our bobble hats (always […]

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Clothing Swop / Swish at the Taybank in Dunkeld

Friday 8th September, 7-9pm upstairs at the newly refurbished Taybank in Dunkeld, during the week of UNPLUGGED…this is a week of music, talks, workshops etc to celebrate local climate action, inspire and inform more. Bring along your cast-offs and swop for something new-to-you, or I can help you with ideas and techniques to mend it, […]

Rejuvenate your tired trousers

Autumn Sewing with Roobedo in the Birnam Arts Centre

This September to December, I am running some new exciting workshops, continuing my journey to help repair, upcycle, re-purpose and recycle textiles. Mon Sep 4th, Birnam Arts Centre, https://www.birnamarts.com/ 7.30pm – 9.30pm, run by Jess Pepper of Climate Cafe, I will be helping with a night of make’n’mend upcycling. Following on from this is a series of […]

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Roobedo back in Edinburgh!

I am so happy to have a few pieces back in Edinburgh’s Concrete Wardrobe http://www.concretewardrobe.com/. This is a beautiful gem of a shop in the capital, nestled at the foot of Broughton Street, full of wonderful handmade products by Scottish based or Scottish trained artists and designer-makers.  Owned and run by James Donald http://www.pickone.co.uk/ and Fiona […]

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Working with Scots-Furion Shepherd Huts, June 2017

This month has seen Roobedo teaming up with exciting new business in Fife, Scots-furion Shepherd Huts, who make bespoke living spaces.  Each and every one of these exquisite Shepherd Huts are handmade and individually finished with love and attention to detail.  To dress the interior, I have created a new collection of soft furnishings such […]

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Film, swap-shop and repair workshop in Pitlochry, 6th May

“It is often much easier to consume what is convenient without thinking too much about the larger impact or consequences of our choices.” (Natalie Chanin, 2013). I have teamed up with Zerowaste Scotland for a FREE afternoon of film, sewing, swopping and chat. We hope to help reduce clothing waste and inspire you to do […]

Scottish river glass

Scottish river glass, wood anemone, sea urchin cushion and lichen…finding treasures on the riverbank in lovely Spring sunshine today.  Some similarities to the seashore, despite being miles inland.  Perhaps water is my true inspiration in all its forms, wherever it is. Pictures from the shores of the River Tummel in Pitlochry. Scottish river glass Lichen […]

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