Extreme Cards and Papercrafting: Celtic Knot Valentine

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Jan 22, 2013

Celtic Knot Valentine

celtic irish valentine
Sort of a sliceform, sort of a pop up--a hanging 3d valentine heart with a Celtic (Irish) knot woven into the center.
How to make the valentine ornament
Download cutting file set: dxf, svg, pdf, studio.

Cut out the two pieces from contrasting colors of cardstock.

Slot together the bottom points of the two hearts.

Slot together the top centers of the hearts.

Weave together the center portion. Weave one of the knot loops over and under the other knot loop as shown.

Pull the end out from underneath.

Stick the end up through the last loop.

Slot together the two knot loops at the bottom of the knot heart.

Push both tabs to one side and glue if you prefer.

Crease both hearts at the top, vertically, on either side of the hanging loop. This makes the heart frames stand out at right angles to each other.

Ready to hang!

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CJG said...

I love this! And, I love how it can be used for Valentine's Day and St. Patrick's Day. It's a two-fer!

Thanks for sharing the pattern files, too. I'll definitely be making and sending one to my mom :)

Karli said...

Wowie! This is beautiful!!! TFS

SiskiyouSue said...

What fun! Thank you.

deedee luszcz said...

Love everything I've ever seen you do! This is another beautiful file. Thank you so much

Pooja said...

Wow! Nice idea !

SNJ said...

Hearts entwined! Nice one.

Carla said...

Wow, awesome!

Jackie said...

I don't often leave comments but I wanted to tell you I use your patterns frequently, am a subscriber to your blog and appreciate the files you share.

tala1947 said...

Beautiful. And I have a Studio card cut file that will be perfect to hang it from. Thanks

Gaby said...

Thanks so much for sharing!

Carol said...

Wow, so many comments! I was feeling a little forlorn. You all made my day.


Asha said...

Wow! Fab idea...Am going to give it ago. Thanks for sharing, Carol.

fabienne said...

Bravo, it is very beautifull ... A bientôt.

Heather D. said...

Love this! Thank you so much for the file and tutorial :-)

Dame de Carreau said...

Great, I made it. Thank so much.

Donna said...

This is gorgeous! Thanks so much!

Lesley Thomas said...

Came across this too late for this year's Paddy's Day, but thanks all the same, I love the design, and thank you for the link to download.