Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Bundled Phormium with a secret water source
For more detailed instructions on how to rip Phormium see the Tutorial below.
Set the flax out to dry to a pale stone colour.
Place the ripped flax on a working surface.
Place a water tube on the ripped flax.
You will need string, ribbon or decorative wire to tie the armature. I braided a section of flax to match the colour of the armature.
See the Tutorial below for detailed instructions on how to braid flax.
Tie the flax bundle around the water tube.
Knot the end pieces.
Give the bundle a twist and set it on a display container.
Fill the tube with water and add the fresh flowers.
For more detailed instructions on how I make the syringe with tube see the Tutorial below.
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