Balloon with zig-zag pattern

We have done some exploring, and found that the twirling of balloon 008 holds a lot of potential for new exciting patterns. One, which we find is rather fun and quirky is the zig-zag pattern. This is generated through a different directions (vertical and horizontal) of the twirled arms. Beneath, is a diagram of how…

New video tutorial for Balloon #008

We have added a new video tutorial for balloon #008. It can be found on our youtube channel: Video tutorial for Balloon #008 You can find the pattern for balloon #008 on this link. Large Balloon #008 with Triangles The scale of the cut pieces in the video is 75 % of the large balloon.…

Swirling Pendulum

The Swirling Pendulum is quite large, about 28 cm high. The object has been under construction for quite some time, while I was trying to figure out how to make an acceptable finish near the two tops. The base of the weaving is the abdominal belt where the arms are fixed. From here you weave the…

Large Balloon #008 with Triangles

   This Large Balloon #008 with Triangles is cut and woven in the same way as explained for the smaller #008 Balloon. You may weave and make identical balloons in all patterns explained. The difference is that the balloons from the templates included in this post will be about 24 cm high. Because the balloon…

Twirled Circles

  One, two, three, or more of these 3-d twirled circle shapes make a vivid and puzzling mobile. The two types of main pieces required to make the Circles are alike, but one has to be cut open to make the twirl. The two pattern pages include pieces enough to make one circle structure. As…

Valentine 2016

Take two of these 3 dimensional twirled heart shapes and make a swirling heart mobile for your Valentine. Each pattern page includes pieces enough to make one heart structure. As you may like to twirl heart pieces of different colour cut out the page twice. Then you will have pieces enough to make two heart…

Heart #055 Triaxial Stars

Heart #055 is a heart prepared using the triaxial weaving technique. The heart is made using the principles explained for the “Triaxial Heart” #047; first you weave the heart from two layers, then you insert the strips of the third. To generate the star pattern every third (yellow) strip has been replaced with one in…