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Himmeli : Make geometric straw mobiles - Eija Koski

Himmeli

Make geometric straw mobiles

By: Eija Koski

Hardcover | 17 July 2024

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Learn the art of Himmeli in this captivating book in which traditional Finnish craft and modern design intertwine to create stunning mobiles from rye straw.

An introduction to making himmeli straw mobiles with 22 unique projects.

Discover the traditional art of himmeli in this captivating book in which Finnish craft and sleek artistry intertwine to create stunning geometric mobiles from rye straw. The exquisite mobiles with their angular lines, geometric shapes, and crisp, airy feeling have something natural and timeless about them. With the addition of colors and new materials such as paper drinking straws, they become modern sculptures that can adorn your home or make thoughtful gifts for friends and family.

In Himmeli you get a comprehensive introduction to building himmeli mobiles alongside step-by-step instructions and a gallery of inspirational images that will help both beginners and seasoned crafters create 22 beautiful mobiles.

This absorbing book covers:

  • Himmeli: history and folklore
  • Rye straw: an introduction to materials
  • Geometric beauty: the basic shapes
  • Technique: tips for a successful build
  • Projects: with step-by-step instructions and diagrams

Himmeli is your key to creating timeless, intricate hanging mobiles from readily available and affordable materials to bring a touch of Nordic flair to your home.