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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 21st October 2018
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...
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...
Dorset - Next course on 18th January 2019
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...
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...
Celebrate Spring by getting away from it all and let your creativity run free! ​ Join us on the coast in South Devon for a weekend of introductory workshops in textile crafts including weaving, macrame and hand crochet. Working with pure wool roving you will produce 3 complete pieces to take away with you either for your home or ideal as gifts. ​ For those that like to camp we have arranged the weekend as...
On a recent visit to Australia, I fell in love with the shop displays in Burleigh Heads that included suspended string plants. I found out that these were ‘kokedama’; a centuries old form of garden art that originated in Japan and similar to the technique of bonsai. The trend is growing in the UK and hanging indoor gardens are fun to make. Come and join us a make your very own kokedama. What you will...
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Happy to announce that there will be a macrame bag making workshop on Saturday 18th August at the Crafty Cow in Castle Bromwich, Birmingham. During the workshop, I will teach you the knots needed to recreate this modern macrame fringe bag, made from recycled T-shirt yarn. Places are limited, so book early to avoid disappointment.
Surrey - Next course on 9th February 2019
Learn some of the basic knots that are used in most macramé projects. You'll leave with a necklace that really makes a statement! The next workshop is on Saturday 9th February.
“Learn a new skill, further your techniques, get creative, make something beautiful, enjoy a positive vibe, meet like minded people, appreciate plant based materials, forget lifes stresses and unwind!” Who doesn't love plants! Whether you're a succulent lover or trailing plant lover, everyone needs something beautiful to display their already beautiful plants. (Plus putting plants in hangers makes room on your shelves for more plants!) Many years ago I fell in love macramé, it’s the...