Author Archive | Ruth Morris

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Amazing work with my students at Dundee and Angus College

I work two days a week as a part-time lecturer at Dundee and Angus College, in the Textiles Department.  I have done this for 15 years, and absolutely love it. My main focus is pattern cutting and garment technology and themes have revolved more and more around re-using and re-purposing textiles.   This term we are […]

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The Circular Model

Delighted to be approached by Circular Tayside and included in the ‘Be Inspired’ section of this initiative.  I have always had thrift at the heart of my very being, and this has spilled into my practice, and I’ve come to realise that it is more important than ever! I’m looking forward to running more workshops […]

Roobedo in Berlin as part of the Climate Reality Project Conference

Thoughtful words from Scottish Climate Reality leader Jess Pepper FRSGS, who wore one of my Roobedo sea urchin print skirts in Berlin (June 2018) when delivering a speech as part of the Climate Reality training with Former US VP Al Gore. She said…”I chose to wear Roobedo for this global event because Ruth’s ethical, thoughtful work from […]

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Artists Collective Opens Unique Experience in Pitlochry

26 Aug 2019, Nicola Martin https://www.smallcitybigpersonality.co.uk/Beyond-the-Bothy-Artist-Collective Artist collective, Beyond The Bothy, will pop up in the evocative Heritage centre, Pitlochry this year as part of Perthshire Open Studios. (7-15 September, 2019). The group of six artists have taken up residence in the Centre and will offer a refreshing, seasonal tonic with a range of curative […]

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Roobedo Events 2019

I’m delighted to be travelling to the capital later this month to take part once again in CLOTH#19. Now in its second year, CLOTH#19 is a self funded curated, selling event, held annually in the prestigious Dovecot Studios in Edinburgh for hand made textiles.  This is a chance to see my new range of certified […]

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From the Islands to the Highlands with Roobedo

What inspires me and a little about my artistic process. Listen and view my Blether Box talk I did in June 2019 here>> I was asked to speak at the debut Pitlochry and District Adult Education Association’s Blether Box evening.  Blether Box is a new way of bringing people together in the local and surrounding Pitlochry area. […]

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Eco-home sewing projects with Roobedo

Monday nights in June, 7-9pm with Climate Cafe Birnam  (FREE) at  https://www.birnamarts.com/whats-on-events-at-birnam-arts/ 4 evenings of simple sewing projects for you and your home to help replace the need for some single use items currently in use. Items will include coffee-sack scrubbers, reusable face pads, cloth bowl covers, produce cloth bags etc. Each evening you will be […]

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Skirt in a Day

It’s back – after 5 years – Saturday Workshop in Moulin with Roobedo, May 11th, 2019 From a selection of Roobedo graded card patterns, you will adapt an A-line (or straight) knee length skirt to fit you, learn the construction techniques required to cut and sew your very own skirt with a zip and faced […]

Roobedo Bespoke Workshops

How great is this?! Roobedo Bespoke Workshops at the Edinburgh Remakery. Perfect for that special occasion with friends, family, work-mates.  Getting together and making stuff is fun! Book a unique social enterprise-led experience with Roobedo at the Edinburgh Remakery. These bespoke Group Workshops can be tailored to suit any occasion, be it a team building […]

Roobedo WORKSHOPS in Edinburgh!

I am so excited to have been asked to run a couple of workshops at the Edinburgh Remakery in May. This is such an inspiring and creative repair hub run by Remade Edinburgh.  The Remakery is a co-operative workshop space that diverts valuable waste materials away from landfill through providing a community repair hub and second-hand shop […]

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