Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Yes… but what would she put in it?
Now I’ve been thinking…
You just know how fairies have these floral handbags...
but what I am puzzled about is
what are those essentials
must take along
… that a fairy would put in her handbag?
I know it’s not her keys.
(please say it’s not her keys!)
but, seriously, what would a fairy put in her fairy clutch bag then?
A three in one Tutorial to show you how to weave a clutch purse, how to add a magnetic closure AND how to incorporate a ribbon into a weaved design.
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...
A bit of a planned-messy woven basket that is sturdy enough to carry small items.
Once you figure out how to do the corners weaving a diagonal shape is actually not that hard to do.
Use the "over and under" weaving pattern to weave a round, upright hat with a flat top and no brim.
Most leaves and foliage can be slightly manipulated to curve or curl.
Wrap grass around a flat wire shape to create a delicate bridal basket design
A great all natural gift decorating alternative
The finish of every design should be flawless. Make sure there are no bits of glue visible in your design by carefully removing all traces of spills.
My article and grass wedding basket design.