Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Bamboo and Sisal String
Thin some dye to create a dye bath
See the Tutorial below for suggestions on natural dyes you can use
Soak the sisal in the dye
Press a flexible bamboo section into the sisal
Wrap the bamboo and sisal with a thin string. Fold the bamboo leaves into the string and wrap.
Continue to wrap the string to the required length and secure with a knot at the end.
Soak sisal fibres in strawberry and black berry juice to stain it purple
Using fruit, berries, flowers, leaves and grasses to naturally stain design details for floral art relies on the same techniques as using paint or any other dye.
This wired rope is inspired by Monkey vine that you see hanging from trees. It is strong, rough and very tough. Covering the rope with mud will add texture and it also insulate...