Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Twin Leaf Weave
Choose two palm leaves that are identical in size for the weave. Place the one palm leaf on the other so that both stems face out to the opposite sides
Start to weave the leaves
Open up and smooth the leaf as you weave.
Add the next strand and weave
Continue weaving all the way down the palm leaf
Smooth the spine of the leaf so that it lies flat
Wiggle each leaf to create a tight and neat weave
Two woven palm leaves ready to design with.
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