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Flat box with high onion dome

Anna made the patterns for this new flat box with an onion dome top. For my box I used paper of quality 80 g/sqm. This is not quite heavy enough for the large container. 100 g/sqm or possibly 120 g/sqm would be better. However, the small squares in the top of the onion dome can…

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Box with small circles

    The weaving for the box with small circles is ordinary biaxial and not difficult. The pattern for the sides is the same as introduced in Woven Heart #008.  The small circles are just added as an extra layer when weaving. The pattern for the lid is somewhat different as one set of strips…

Box woven from three layers

Box woven from three layers

The box is woven from three layers of paper. The angle between the two basic strips is 120 deg. and then the third strip is perpendicular. Weaving in this way is much less difficult than explaining how to. The basic principle is that the order of the strips must always be the same. A (red)…

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Onion Dome Box #002

The top of this Onion Dome Box #002 is made in the same way as you would make a cone. Cut 4 times 6 strips in the colours you like. Because of the shape of the individual strips you have to cut them out individually. Score the strips making rectangles in the wide end. Glue…

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Egg #004 Box

This Egg #004 Box is much simpler to weave than the full eggs because you only need to weave two tops and don’t have to make the ends meet at the bottom. Cut out 2 x10 double egg strips and 2 or 3 times the sheet with the straight strips considering the colours you would…

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Jar Box

If you can manage the Onion Dome Box, you can also make this Jar Box. The process is more or less the same. I include the patterns. The pages are filled up with parts so that you may mix and match colours as you please when you work. For the lower part you need: 24…

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Onion Dome Box

Anna designed the strips for the onion dome in Rhino. Weaving the dome nicely is not easy, but what is most required is patience. Start by cutting the forms on “Part 1/2″ four times in four different colours and the forms on “Part 2/2″ twice in two other colours. Now you have plenty of options…