Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
with all the
frills upon it...
the grandest lady
in the Easter parade.
From the musical film “Easter Parade” is a 1948 American musical film starring Judy Garland, Fred Astaire and Peter Lawford, featuring music by Irving Berlin.
Use the "over and under" weaving pattern to weave a round, upright hat with a flat top and no brim.
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...
Most leaves and foliage can be slightly manipulated to curve or curl.
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.
When you need to keep a tiny stem hydrated this is just what you need.
Connect the ends of grass snippets to create a spherical grass armature
Once you figure out how to do the corners weaving a diagonal shape is actually not that hard to do.
Wrap grass around a flat wire shape to create a delicate bridal basket design
Weave a trap to keep your floral details suspended in a square container.
My article and grass wedding basket design.
A design so fine you can easily miss it... if it were not for the interwoven pebbles catching your eye.
A closer look at my design at Canada Blooms and The Toronto Flower Show last week. The show was cancelled right after we staged the designs due to COVID-19 concerns.
Some floral fashion inspiration: weave a pretty clutch purse