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Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Foliage Pleat Garland

Folding a pleated garland out of foliage

Cut the Aspidistra leaf into similar width strips. Begin to fold in an accordion zigzag pattern of equal width in alternating opposite directions as you would make a fan. Thread a length of Bullion wire through the leaf. Open up the folds. Continue adding strips until you have a long garland.

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Tutorials

10 August 2011 Free standing basket

I tied the strong inside veins of the 5 Aspidistra leaves (that I used to make the garland with) to make my basket armature.

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