Corn Crafting




Corn Crafting

Examples

Corn crafting is the making of items from corn. It embraces ancient and world wide traditions. The corn stalks are harvested, dried and prepared. They can be dyed and used whole or flattened, or used as straw splints or straw threads.

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Ancient Design

Copy of an ancient design approx 5.000BC.

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Lauhala Bracelets

Lauhala means "leaves of the Hala tree", and many pacific cultures weave these leaves to create useful items such as hat and basket.

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Straw Artwork

Artwork incorporating simple marquetry and weaving techniques

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Straw Stars

Stars based on European tradition from split straws

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Straw Angels

Small ornaments incorporating Swiss straw techniques

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Woven Mouse

Made using flat and spiral plaits of the past