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Heart #050 Triangles in 4 colours

      Heart #050 with triangles in 4 colours is easy to both cut and weave, although the final result looks rather complicated. The principle is that you first prepare the two heart parts from each two pieces in different colours and then weave the parts together like a simple heart with straight strips. 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…

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Heart #046 Teddy Bears

      This cute Heart with Teddy Bears is designed by Anna. It must be admitted – it is detailed and rather time consuming to cut out by hand. For the Heart with Teddy Bears you need paper in three colours. The paper may be any paper in quality form 70 g/m2 up to 100 g/m2.…

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Heart #045 Saint Patrick’s Day

   Saint Patrick’s Day is a cultural and religious holiday celebrated annually on 17 March. The day commemorates Saint Patrick (c. AD 385–461) and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland, as well as celebrates the heritage and culture of the Irish in general. Celebrations generally involve public parades and festivals, céilithe, and the wearing of…

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Heart #044 Stars

   Anna also designed this Heart #044 with stars. I believe Anna in particular had the residents of Texas in mind. However, choosing the colours differently, it may also do very well for EU citizens – or anybody else fond of five pointed stars.  Layer the pieces forming the heart’s two parts. Weave in the…