My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

It’s a trap!

Would you add One more flower?

Just one more spiky blade of grass?

Just one more sparkling crystal bead?

Just one more curly blade?

How about One more pretty woven row?

… when was that one there the just enough?

Every week I add a new design with related tutorials. Be sure to subscribe to receive an email notification with design inspiration.

Tutorials

27 February 2019 Weave a floral trap

Keep your flowers in place with an all natural woven trap.

15 April 2015 Stretching leaves and foliage into a ringlet curl

Most leaves and foliage can be slightly manipulated to curve or curl.

8 June 2011 Foliage Weaving

For this tutorial I focus on a simple weave pattern that does not require you to soften or prepare the leaves to be more durable or flexible. This is the starting point in...

1 October 2012 Weaving a ball shaped Dew-drop Catcher from grass

Weave a sphere from grass

1 February 2012 Weaving a diagonal green grass basket

Once you figure out how to do the corners weaving a diagonal shape is actually not that hard to do.

20 December 2011 Weaving a gift box with a lid from palm leaves

A great all natural gift decorating alternative

5 April 2017 Weaving a Pillbox hat from grass

Use the "over and under" weaving pattern to weave a round, upright hat with a flat top and no brim.

Favourite Flowers

Lilium

Lily

Related Designs

15 April 2015 Bowled Over

Weave a sphere armature to complement delicate oncidium orchiods

13 June 2018 Eat up!

A woven bubble for a carnivorous plant.

3 June 2015 A watcha call it

Weave a sphere armature

25 January 2017 What is in a basket of spectacular?

Weave a basket with dangling edges for a single orchid display

5 April 2017 Easter Bonnet

Weave a delicate Pillbox hat