HIMMELI | Virve Boesch | Skillshare
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2 Lessons (4m)
    • 1. Intronew

    • 2. Assembling your pieces


About This Class

Learn how to make your own intricate geometric mobiles with the himmeli maker Vivi Boesch!

Himmeli sculptures are geometric mobiles that were originally made as a Finnish Christmas ornaments to be hung up in the house to ensure good crop for the year to come. Nowadays himmelisare more in than ever, and can be made out of different kinds of materials, including not only the traditional rye straws, but also plastic and brass, for exemple. 

Even though they look complicated, himmeli sculptures are easy to make. By taking this class, you'll learn which materials and tools to choose for the best results and how to make three different basic himmeli models. Once you get the hang of the technique, you can adapt it to make your own variations.

Learning to make himmelis is relaxing and permets you to learn and to keep alive a traditional craft. So let's start crafting!