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Netting and plaiting - sampling

I have been ‘revisiting’ netting – I have in mind a wall hanging for my hall inspired by wintery trees (seen at the Cambridge Botanic Gardens… 51 more words

Plaiting

Christmas decorations

A friend persuaded me to take a stall at an impromptu Christmas food and craft market at the Cambridge Union the Sat before Christmas so I spent several weeks beforehand making lots of Christmas tree ornaments and decorations.   82 more words

Baskets

Week #4 - Turks Head

Slotted a second weekly relearn, as week 4 was mostly an incremental improvement of week 3. Rather than trying something new or refresh.

This week’s study is a refresh.   250 more words

Braiding

Week #4 - 8 part braid - a finish

This is from the previous week in superior calf lace from Tandy Leather - Link - where I am now trying to finish the key chain off in a loop. 294 more words

Week #3 - Tighter standard 8 part braid starts

Another try to sharpen my skills each week in several different areas.

Today I revisited last week’s 8 part braid in Tandy Leather’s superior calf – with focus on the anchor point to the key ring.   115 more words

Week #2 - Standard 8 part start

Test: 8 part herringbone braid start for whip cores
  • 3mm Tandy Leather Superior calf.  Strands quantity 4, each 36″ folded in half for 18″ lengths with 8 strands around the key ring…
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Braiding

Week #1 - Key chain test - 8 strand, no core

Running a weekly goal to refresh or test new ideas.

Trying the sheath braiding technique for starting a new work.

  • 3mm Tandy Leather Superior calf.  Strands quantity 4, each 36″ folded in half for 18″ lengths with 8 strands around the key ring…
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