As a part of our 24 Days of Advent collection, author and maker Deborah Schneebeli-Morrell shows you how to linocut citrus fruits transforming them into beautiful festive ornaments covered in intricate designs.
Deborah likes using raw or discarded material and transforming it into something beautiful and useful. In these easy steps, Deborah shows you how to turn citrus fruits into dazzling ornaments full of intricate designs. These lino-cut fruits not only look colourful and festive; they smell incredible too.
These fruits can be used for any festive occasion, not just at Christmas time.
Please not that lino-cutting tools are very sharp and should not be used without adult supervision.
Deborah Schneebeli-Morrell likes using raw or discarded material and transforming it into something beautiful and useful. This ranges from painting/collage, sewing, making rag rugs, paper cutting to carving wooden spoons. Deborah originally trained in Fine Art and received a grant from the Crafts Council in 1987. She has exhibited work widely and has taught in schools, art schools and art residencies. She has written 30 project-based craft books on a range of subjects and wants to encourage and value 'handwork' and creativity.
"I like using simple techniques and a few tools, the process of making is important to me and I believe the objects made can improve and enhance life. You see, making things is profound and important.”
- Deborah Schneebeli-Morrell, Maker