Weekend Makes: Macrame is an inspiring collection of 25 quick-and-easy knotted projects for you and your home.
Macrame is one of the most popular craft trends on Instagram right now. With over 5 million posts using #macrame, this versatile textile art is seeing a huge resurgence and it's time to get on board with this craft revival! Macrame can be as simple or as complex as you want it to be, making it ideal for crafters of all abilities.
It's incredibly simple to get started as there are no specialist tools required and very few materials. Easy to learn and quick to create, you'll see your macrame design emerging in no time. A collaboration between established macrame artists, the latest title in the Weekend Makes series provides 25 Insta-worthy projects, each one expertly guiding you from start to finish, with the help of clear step-by-step instructions and photography, and providing expert tips and ideas along the way.
Start by learning the basic knots and you'll soon unlock a world of macrame designs, from classic 70s plant hangers to modern home furnishings and beautiful braided accessories. Once you've mastered the foundation techniques, you'll gradually expand your repertoire of knots, experiment with different colours and types of cord, and learn how to add embellishments, such as wooden beads and feathers. Projects include: wall hanging, plant hanger, feather lampshade, living wall, bunting, cushion, necklace, cuff bracelet, table runner, wreath, and placemat and coaster set.
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