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Scandinavian Flag Garland

These Cross Flags are joined or you may say twisted or sliced together. There are the simple single cross flags like the National flags of Denmark, Sweden and Finland and the more complicated double cross flags of Norway and Iceland. The flags are simple to make. They do, however, only look correct on one side.…

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Flag Garlands

These flag garlands are very simple to make. You need paper (size A4; weight 80 g/m2 – 120 g/m2) in the colours you prefer and a piece of string. Cut out the flags you like best. You need to cut out two pieces same shape for each flag. Garland #008 is woven in the same…

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Simple Heart Garlands

For the PaperMatrix workshop at Retro last weekend we made some super simple heart garlands to embellish the premises. We were urged to put them on the blog and possibly add more of the same nature. The patterns are made so that the garland will look much the same viewed from both front and back.…

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Heart Garlands

These heart garlands are very simple to put together. They are however time consuming to cut out by hand. If you have a cutting machine it will do the job for you and you may produce miles of garland. I provide you with patterns for 3 different types of heart. You may choose one or…

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Valdemar’s Day

In the year 1219 the Danish King Valdemar Sejr (the Victorious) went on a crusade to Estonia. On June 15 there was a great battle at Lyndanisse. The situation was bad for the Danes and humbly the King asked for God’s assistance. According to legend the Danish flag, Dannebrog, then fell from the sky and…