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Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman


I tip my Autumn hat in the spirit of celebrating Canadian Thanksgiving:

Thanks Weaving Floral art design

"I can

Weaving a hat with fall leaves and rose hips

no other

Weaving a hat from autumn leaves and rosehips with copper accents

answer make

Weave the garland to spiral out to create a decorative hat


Weaving a hat with an autumn leaf and rose hip garland


Rose hips and autumn leaves

and thanks;

Wrap the garland in copper wire

and ever…

Autumn Thanks Giving Design


William Shakespeare (Twelfth Night, Act 3 Scene 3)

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15 October 2014 Thanks Weaving Hat

This is the basic pattern used to weave a hat

23 March 2013 Rolling leaf tubes

Roll foliage to create tubes

5 May 2011 Unravel wire from a copper pot scrubber

Up-cycle a pot scrubber to get a huge roll of very pretty copper wire

8 June 2011 Foliage Weaving

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...

Related Designs

21 October 2015 Watch the leaves turn

Roll autumn leaves to create a wreath

24 February 2016 How to make an early Spring

Roll and set willow twigs into a spring

20 July 2016 A Shade of Summer

Twist and weave a lily grass summer hat

5 April 2017 Easter Bonnet

Weave a delicate Pillbox hat

22 April 2020 Yes… but what would she put in it?

Some floral fashion inspiration: weave a pretty clutch purse

4 November 2020 Because that is just how I roll

A tumbling fall leaf design making use of the autumn leaves that are already falling to the ground.

19 October 2022 Point Witch (or Wizard) Way

A wire framed witch or wizard hat that can be reshaped.