Anna and I have produced our first video tutorial showing how to make Balloon #001. We are aware that quite a large number of our visitors have been struggling to make the balloon only supported by the somewhat sparse guidelines provided. We sincerely hope this will be a help.
For now this WordPress blog does not support videos, thus our video tutorials are uploaded to YouTube. We have established our own channel where we intend to upload all our videos:
We have subdivided the process of weaving Balloon #001 in three parts:
Part 1: Cutting out the pieces and weaving the first three rows (6 min)
Part 2: Going 3D, weaving row 4 to 12 and fixing the balloon (9 min)
Part 3: Making and adding the basket (5 min)
The videos are cut to omit some of the repeating processes. We added up the time to cut out, weave and mount 1 balloon. We figured out that the time spent is about 1 hour.
We also include a condensed version of the three videos (8 min).
You will find the pattern for Balloon #001 here.