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Since the launch of my book "50 Techniques Used in Contemporary Floral Designs" I have been asked many times how to plait the palm leaves that I used on the front cover design. Here is a free video lesson that teaches you how I plaited palm leaves.
Leaf Manipulation - Plaited Palm leaves by Gill McGregor
It isn't so easy to discover and become involved in flower arranging these days and this means that many people could miss out on this amazing hobby and for others, an amazing career. These videos help you to dip your toe in - for free - so if you like what you see you will be pleased to know that I will be adding more free videos showing different styles of floral art design and using different types of 'recognised' contemporary flower arranging techniques; so that you have a growing free resource to use.
Something else to consider! One or more of your friends might find flower arranging of interest too and the easiest way for them to discover this would be for you to ask them to also take a look some of my videos and who knows you may both be joining a local flower club; spurned on by what you have learnt here - happy flower arranging
For those already interest in flower arranging, I have also produced a collection of flower arranging books
Overseas: If you purchase books from outside of the UK and Northern Ireland, you will need to pay additional postage - see the different international pages; Republic of Ireland, Europe, USA, Canada, Australia & NZ, and other areas are possible by checking the Zone map
We also offer a range of courses for the experienced florists, flower arrangers and craftspeople wishing to learn new skills and techniques for their own professional development. We are all about concentrated learning programmes because we know you are busy people and want to get going as quickly as possible.
We thought to do this as we all adjust our lives so that we eventually defeat Covid-19.