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Valentine 2016

Take two of these 3 dimensional twirled heart shapes and make a swirling heart mobile for your Valentine. Each pattern page includes pieces enough to make one heart structure. As you may like to twirl heart pieces of different colour cut out the page twice. Then you will have pieces enough to make two heart…

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Heart #049 Mistletoe

When preparing this Mistletoe Heart you will use both the joining technique and the weaving technique. The heart is made from 2 individual baskets; an inner joined double heart with the mistletoe leaves and berries, and an outer woven basket with a handle. Using the templates the original size will give you a Mistletoe Heart…

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Heart #048 Holly

When preparing this Holly Basket you will use both the joining technique and the weaving technique. The heart is made from three individual baskets; an inner joined heart with the holly leaves, then a woven basket with the berries and finally a golden woven basket with a handle keeping everything in place. Cut two pieces…

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Joined Heart #033 Valentine 2014

   This Joined Valentine Heart illustrates two principles 1) a joined heart may be joined about a point anywhere in the surface of the heart and 2) you may overcome the difficulty of having sections outside the heart shape by gluing together the two pieces of a heart part before joining.   The heart is…

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Joined Heart #032 Squares & Triangles

    When I visited Rome last week I noticed a palazzo at Piazza dei Calcarari. The lower part of the façade is most impressive. It is made from large square and triangle shaped ashlars. Having just received Joined Heart Crystal from Anna it was predestined for further development. The new heart is made in…

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Joined Heart #031 Crystal

This multi joined crystal heart is designed by Anna. It is made from shaped strips joined to form the triangles. It is quite fast, when you figure out the principle. Choose the two colours (blue and red on the small pictures) you prefer and cut out the pieces of the two Pages (Page 1 =…

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Sugar Scull #01 and #02

We have had fun making Sugar Sculls. We made one each. They are made just like the joined heart baskets, each side made from two layers. We refrained from metallic paper, glitter glue and rhinestones, but that is definitely an option. The individual chain parts are made from two identical pieces. Making them is easiest…