Christmas 2014

Merry Christmas

In 2014 much work went into preparing printed books. Three small books with woven ornaments were issued in Germany and one in Denmark. The larger American book for Quarry is in good progress. We have designed exiting new items for this book; among other projects you may look forward to a most cute Zeppelin. Look…

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Sphere #010 Open

The arm for Sphere #010 is half the width of the arm for Sphere #001. You still need 2 times 12 arms to make the sphere, but where the invisible other half of the arms meet you will be able to look inside the sphere. To support the open look of Sphere #010 I also…

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Drum #003 Triaxial

This Christmas challenge is a drum with triaxial waving. The pieces you need to make 1 drum are included on 5 sheets. One sheet for each of the 5 different colours required. The principles for weaving are the same as those explained for the Box woven from three Layers. You assemble the drum in the…

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Heart #049 Mistletoe

When preparing this Mistletoe Heart you will use both the joining technique and the weaving technique. The heart is made from 2 individual baskets; an inner joined double heart with the mistletoe leaves and berries, and an outer woven basket with a handle. Using the templates the original size will give you a Mistletoe Heart…

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Heart #048 Holly

When preparing this Holly Basket you will use both the joining technique and the weaving technique. The heart is made from three individual baskets; an inner joined heart with the holly leaves, then a woven basket with the berries and finally a golden woven basket with a handle keeping everything in place. Cut two pieces…

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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…