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Macrame & rope work courses

Macramé courses, classes and workshops taught all across the UK. Macramé is art of using knotting to create elegant plant pot holders, light pulls, jewellery and much more! Learn the basic decorative knots of macramé and you can start experimenting with colour and design.

Hampshire - Next course on 24th February 2019
Create a beautiful intricate macrame pot hanger on handmade recycled copper stands. Learn how to do half hitch, flat knots, half knots and other various techniques. Embellish with wooden beads and different textured cotton string to make your piece unique. Meet the tutor Alice Hume is a Textile Artist who graduated from Winchester School of Art with a degree in Textile Design: Woven Textiles. She also had the opportunity to study Woven Design at the...
This Macramé workshop will introduce you to the versatility and fascination of this ancient craft of knotting cords into intricate designs - using one's fingers. For complete beginners or for those wishing to refresh their knowledge and skill, it can be tailored to your own project interests or previous experience. I provide tuition in a relaxed, informal setting at times and dates to best suit you. Numbers are limited to ensure maximum attention. For 2-3...
West Sussex - Next course on 27th February 2019
Learn to make gorgeous macrame plant hangers in this fab macrame class, while enjoying a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, and tea and biscuits! Take home your own beautiful plant hanger in a choice of colours. Suitable for beginners, you will be guided through every step by Wendy, owner of The Little Craftery, and life-long crafter. The workshop runs for approximately three hours. Enjoy a chat with like minded people and learn some new skills!
West Sussex - Next course on 25th February 2019
Macrame is a very satisfying and versatile hobby, and this class is a great introduction to the craft. You'll learn the basic skills you need to create sennits, or chains of knots, and add semi-precious stone beads to create your own unique macrame jewellery, while enjoying a relaxed and friendly atmosphere and a cup of tea (and biscuits, of course!). Take home your own beautiful bracelet and a desire to make more! Suitable for complete...
On this introductory workshop with local artist Nichole Fernández, you will begin by learning the four basic knots of macramé.   Having mastered those, Nichole will take you through the steps necessary to create your own plant hanger including how to plan a pattern, measure the correct amount of rope, set up and finish off the project.   You will come away with enough knowledge to create your own macramé wallhangings or plant hangers at home, along...
From fibres to cords, to knots, textiles, and beyond - these are ancestral skills that we've been using since prehistoric times, and plying is a great skill to learn! We'll make plied cordage using a whole range of different materials, ancient and modern. Then, using our cordage we'll make simple projects, learning more useful skills and tricks along the way. At the end of the course you'll have new skills, knowledge of how to use...
Hampshire - Next course on 30th March 2019
This is a 1 day macrame course including a delicious lunch of local breads and salads. The course tutor is Isabella Strambio. Join Isabella for a day immersing yourself in the art of macramé, come and learn how to make a macramé plant hanger and a floating shelf for your home. At arrival, you will be greeted with tea, coffee and pastries. Isabella will then teach you, step by step, all the knots to make...
Dorset - Next course on 17th January 2020
In this two-day workshop you will be looking at traditional techniques of making a full-size tassel for interior decoration, learning basic techniques such as how to roll a wooden mould with cord, cover it with yarn and include ‘stripings’. The tassel is finished off with a 3 or 4 strand suspension cord and you will learn the fascinating craft of how to spin cords using a special four-hook cord-twisting tool. Tassels and trimmings have been...
York - Next course on 20th March 2019
"Travel through time and learn practical needlecraft skills along the way" Each month our inspiring artist/designer tutors impart a different needle craft skill and its fascinating history. Appropriately, the full day (10am - 4pm) workshops take place underneath the medieval beamed eaves of Duttons for Buttons' Grade 2* Listed building in York. Come away with a memorable craft work, historic knowledge and a life-long skill. March 20 - Old English Patchwork Quilting April 10 -...
Join us for an evening of crafting! The session is run by professional macrame and Fibre artist, Vicki, owner of Tassel and Twine Designs in partnership with Dove and Olive Eatery, Allerton, who are hosting the event. During the workshop Vicki will be guiding you through the basic knots and techniques required to create a beautiful macrame wall hanging. Come along and meet like minded people who love to have fun and craft. It's a...