Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Mikado Reed drop shaped nest
Bend a Mikado Reed to create a drop shape
Bind the reed with bind wire and bend another Mikado Reed
Bind the Mikado Reed and bend another shape
Compare the drop shapes to make sure it is almost exactly the same size
Slip one Mikado Reed drop over another and secure with bind wire.
Add more Mikado Reeds to build up the nest shape.
Cut the ends.
Line the Mikado Reed drop shaped nest with ripped flax.
Lightly secure the flax strands to the Mikado frame with long beaded strands of flax
Cover the bind wire with ripped flax.
This was the fourth design I did in my "I found it this way" floral art demonstration