Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Hanging leaves from a Hazel twig top bar
Knot the fishing line around a hazel twig
Knot the other end of the line to the other end of the twig
Find the balance point of the twig
Knot the line at the balance point to make it easier to hang
Hanging the leaves with slip knots:
Loop the line and knot
Thread the leg of the line through the loop to catch around the twig. Let the long line dangle down.
Add more lines. Space them out to cover the twig. Trim the line when the knot pulls tight.
Gluing the Autumn leaves:
If you look carefully at the leaf, it has a tiny hollow dent in the stem end.
Fill this hollow dent with glue and attach to the end of the line
This gives the leaf a straight but natural fall
Glue on another leaf to the line next to the first one
Continue adding leaves
Glue leaves to all the lines and add a few leaves to the top bar hazel twig
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