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Triaxial Heart

The Triaxial Heart illustrates how the triaxial weaving technique may be adapted to a heart shape. To facilitate the pattern the angle at the heart’s point is now 60°. First you weave the heart from two layers, then you weave in the strips of the third layer one by one. This process is far easier than…

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Halloween Lamp Shade

  The Halloween Lamp Shade has narrow black stripes resembling the legs of a giant spider. The size of the lamp shade shown is 16 cm between upper and lower edge. You may rescale the templates to get another size as you prefer. Remember, do take care and only use the lamp shade for a modern low…

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Fall Workshop Tour in Denmark

This fall Anna has scheduled a workshop tour around Denmark. Be the first to weave new projects, from our upcoming book “Fletværk – Julehjerter” or learn to weave one of our 3D paper projects. For the beginner there will be projects of less difficulty, for the skilled paper weaver, there will be new challenges. The…

Lamp Shade with Squares

Lamp Shade with Squares

The Lamp Shade with Squares both looks and feels far greater value than the 14 pieces of simple copy paper and the short piece of string required for making it. However, do take care and only use the lampshade for a modern low energy LED light bulb – and still make sure to provide good…

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Heart #046 Teddy Bears

      This cute Heart with Teddy Bears is designed by Anna. It must be admitted – it is detailed and rather time consuming to cut out by hand. For the Heart with Teddy Bears you need paper in three colours. The paper may be any paper in quality form 70 g/m2 up to 100 g/m2.…

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Woven Pencil

  The Woven Pencil is a challenge for those of you addicted to detail. For weaving the spherical top in the small size necessary a pair of tweezers is mandatory. You also need some paper clips for weaving the pencil shaft. You need two or possibly three colours of paper. Items in the same colour…

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Heart #045 Saint Patrick’s Day

   Saint Patrick’s Day is a cultural and religious holiday celebrated annually on 17 March. The day commemorates Saint Patrick (c. AD 385–461) and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland, as well as celebrates the heritage and culture of the Irish in general. Celebrations generally involve public parades and festivals, céilithe, and the wearing of…