Balloon #008 Twirled

The arms for the Twirled Balloon are made following the pattern principle used for Heart #050 with Triangles. First you prepare two pieces with 12 arms each from two parts of different colour and then you weave the two pieces together like the simple Balloon #001. You have three different options for combining and weaving…

Sphere #014 with Triangles

The arms for the Sphere with Triangles are made following the principle used for Heart #050 with Triangles. First you prepare each arm from two parts of different colour and then weave them together like the simple Sphere #001. The Sphere is made from 2 times 12 arms. Each arm is made from 2 pieces…

Hot Air Balloon #007

Anna has designed a new pattern for a larger Hot Air Balloon. Using the templates provided the balloon is as large as possible cut from a 30.5 x 30.5 cm sheet of heavy paper or thin card board. The height of the balloon from basket to top is about 12 cm. 1. To make a…

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…

Sphere #012 Circles

        Sphere #012 with circles is prepared in the same way as Sphere #001. You need 2 times 12 arms to make the sphere. I used 2 shades of red and two shades of yellow; i.e. 4 times 6 arms. If you use paper with colour or pattern on one side only…

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…

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…

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…

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…