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Fold and Weave Designs from Paper Strips
 
This page attempts to record what is known about the origin and history of Fold and Weave Designs. Please contact me if you know any of this information is incorrect or if you have any other information that should be added. Thank you.

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The Froebel Star - 1833

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The Woven Cross - 1876

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In 'Guia Practica del Trabajo Manual Educativo' by Ezequiel Solana, which was published by Editorial Magisterio Espaņol in Madrid in 1904 the technique of weaving four strips to create a central square (the basis of the Froebel Star) is used to create a 'Cadena Sin Fin' (Endless Chain).

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The Plaited Belt - 1937

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