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Balloon #001: Video Tutorial

Anna and I have produced our first video tutorial showing how to make Balloon #001. We are aware that quite a large number of our visitors have been struggling to make the balloon only supported by the somewhat sparse guidelines provided. We sincerely hope this will be a help. For now this WordPress blog does…

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Balloon #004

Anna designed another pattern for at balloon. Balloon #004 is larger (x 1.34) than the Balloons #001 and #003. More the size of a Christmas tree ornament, but still small enough to be used for a mobile if you like to make this. Because of the larger size you have to print/cut the template four…

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Teddy’s Theatre: Floors and Portcullis

Teddy has got four new floors for his Theatre, a simple wooden floor, a black floor and a dark green wooden floor, and another with a carpet for his tent. Also included is a loose front making it possible to change floors without totally dismantling the theatre. In addition he has got a portcullis, front…

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Balloon #003

Anna has designed a pattern for a Gingerbread balloon. Balloon #003 is a small ballon having the same size and shape as Balloon #001. You cut and weave in the same way. You may make 5 balloons and set up a mobile as explained – and you may choose to mix the balloon types. Anna also included a drawing explaining the principle of…

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Teddy in Tuscany

Teddy and I were roaming sunny Tuscany for the past week in pursuit of perspective and beauty. We walked up and down the winding streets of San Gimignano, sought out the best frescoes in the churches and observed fierce flag tossing at the square. Later we visited Pisa, climbed up the worn marble steps of…