Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Willow twig Corsage Platform
Cut nine twigs
See the Tutorial below for detailed instructions on how I neatly bite and snap a twig
Cut long and flexible willow stems
Fold the willow in half and fold it over the twig. Secure with a small drop of glue if needed
Fold another twig in half and rest it over on the other side of the twig
Lift the bottom willow stems up...
... and slip in another twig
Lift up the bottom willow twigs...
... and again slip in a twig
This is the basic braiding pattern. Continue to add twigs.
Fold the willow stem over the last twig and knot it in the gap. Cut away any dangling willow pieces.
The platform or foundation is now ready to design with
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