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Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Midelino Cane Coil Globe Cup

Measure out two sections of midelino cane coils and glue it in the middle point

Measure out two sections of Midelino cane coils and glue it in the middle point. I am using wood glue. Keep the sections in place with small butterfly hair clips so that you can continue to weave while the glue dries.

Weave in another cane section following an over and under pattern

Weave in another cane section following an over and under pattern

Clip the connection point while it dries

Clip the connection point while it dries

Continue to weave the cane strips in a ball shape

Continue to weave the cane strips in a ball shape but do not complete the globe. The sphere shape should be open at one end to form a cup

The cane strips are flexible and can bend into position

The cane strips are flexible and can easily bend into position

Cut the ends at a sharp angle

Cut the ends at a sharp angle

Midelino cane coil globe cup ready to design with

Midelino cane coil globe cup ready to design with

Cut a Mitsumata white bleached branch in three and fit it into the armature

Cut a Mitsumata white bleached branch in three and fit it into the armature. This will lift the design.

Position the three legs to balance comfortably

Position the three legs to balance comfortably

Glue the legs in place with an epoxy glue

Glue the legs in place with an epoxy glue

Add the flowers when the glue is set

Add the flowers when the glue is set

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Set the sphere on a container to give it height.

Set the sphere on a container to give it height

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