Introduction to Macrame.


Duration: 4 hours

Price: £50

Run by: Alice
at Vanderhume

07965473402

Hotwalls Studio 12
Broad Street
Portsmouth
Hampshire
PO1 2FS

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About the Course

Create beautiful intricate macrame wall hangings on handmade recycled copper stands. Learn how to do half hitch, flat knots, half knots, cording, leaf patterns and other various techniques. Embellish with pieces of wood 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 Swedish School of Textiles in Boras, Sweden in 2012. Her Native Beards Woven Collection has been exhibited in Edinburgh and London as well as being featured in Cover Mag and an Ebook with TextileArtist.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

The workshop includes all materials but feel free to bring along a favourite piece of driftwood/stick you want to work with for your wall-hanging. You will be provided with a handmade copper frame stand to work on and of course tea, coffee and biscuits. You will also get a little booklet to take home with all the different knots.



Want to review this course?

Once again I cannot praise Alice enough, having attended her Introduction to Loom Weaving a few weeks ago I was itching to get stuck into the macrame course! Beautiful calm environment, fabulous coffee and highly influential teaching. I was so sad to leave as I’d gotten used to coming each week to learn something new! I’ve learnt so much valuable information from Alice herself, let alone her workshops. I could go on for hours, I cannot recommend her enough. She’s fantastic.

- - #14405

Alice is a great teacher, she taught each person the knots individually to their needs, she then helped us all with ideas and how to recover from mistakes. The others of the course were great like-minded crafters. Felt very comfortable and enjoyed the day.

Lovely studio and lovely area, I hope to book onto the weaving course because Alice is so clever and all her products are amazing and so inspirational.

- - #14377

Cannot recommend this highly enough! I had the most amazing time yesterday and i've already got some more macrame on the go at home that i started when i got back. Alice was great and the studio is such a lovely place to visit and work. Book - you will love it!! :)

- - #14355

Alice is very welcoming and is an encouraging teacher. I enjoyed the macrame workshop very much and have continued to work on my wall hanging. The studio is well equipped and a lovely creative space.

- - #12900

Alice is a friendly and patient teacher to her students and provides a warm welcoming environment surrounded by lovely pieces of art to inspire your creativity. Thank you Alice :-)

- - #12426

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Course Start Dates

Sunday 27th May 2018
Saturday 9th June 2018
Saturday 21st July 2018

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