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  • Palm Weaving Tutorials

    By Anthony Parente

    One of the fascinating traditions that my family does for Palm Sunday is to create decorative designs using palms. I had an opportunity to sit down and learn how to create these beautifully decorated palms. I carefully wrote down each instruction and took pictures of the various steps so you too can learn how to make the same designs as my family. Don't worry if I could do it so can you.

    There are five tutorials to choose from. Each contains step by step instructions and photos to help you visualize the steps. I included a level of difficulty ranging from 1-5, where 1 is Easy and 5 is Hard. Have fun & enjoy!

    This tutorial consists of 6 steps. This pattern consists of 2 palms that are looped and weaved inside each other. When you are done you will have a flat braid similar to the one in the photo.
    Difficulty: 3
    Braid Palm
    This tutorial consists of 6 steps. This pattern is often referred to as the pyramid, grape or basket palm. No matter what you call it you too can perform this pattern that consists of 4 palms in which you bend and weave to form the cone.
    Difficulty: 2
    Cone Palm
    This tutorial consists of 9 steps. This pattern consists of 2 palms that are folded and looped to form a cross.
    Difficulty: 1
    Cross Palm
    Crown of Thorns
    This tutorial includes a drawing that illustrates how to create the crown of thorns.
    Difficulty: 3
    Crown of Thorns
    The Rose Bud
    This tutorial consists of 10 steps. With two palm pieces and a few bends and twists you will have created a beautiful rose bud like the one in the picture.
    Difficulty: 1
    Rose Bud Palms

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