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Head to Bob’s Cafe, Muswell Hill, this 20th February – for a macrame workshop , if you’re in the north London area – book here .

Macrame is a great craft to learn and the end result? Producing a piece of homeware for you or a gift.

At:

Bob’s Café

Muswell Hill, 43 Muswell Hill Broadway, N10 3HA London, United Kingdom

They say;

We’re really excited to have Forget-me-knots hosting an extra special Macramé workshop at Bob’s Café in Muswell Hill.

Macramé is a form of textile making using knotting rather than weaving or knitting and is a really exciting and versatile craft to learn.

Lead by the lovely Lian, you will learn a range of macramé techniques and knots whilst making your very own beautiful plant hanger.

You will also be able to enjoy a delicious brunch dish and a hot drink while you knot, which are included in the ticket price of £30.

This workshop is suitable for absolute beginners, and will run for approximately three hours. For more details and to book your spot, contact us at hello@bobscafe.net

The workshop is limited to 8 spaces, please book early to avoid disappointment

Please note, pots and plants are not included, so BYOP (bring your own pot!)

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home: made [ DIY macrame workshop ]

home: made [ DIY macrame workshop ]

There’s many many tutorials online but there’s nothing better than being taught in person, shown how to make and create and having the support and guidance if you make mistakes.

If you’re in the Cumbria area, why not try ByMe ‘s workshops – there is a macrame workshop class on Thursday 15th February at the Lingholm Estate and there’s still places available!

Book now HERE

£45

Full details ;

Come and join us and make your very own macrame plant hanger in the beautifully restored greenhouse, amongst the stunning surroundings of The Lingholm Estate

Learn a variety of macrame techniques, from choosing your cord, making some basic knots (and more complicated ones if you fancy!) to hanging your favourite plant in it at home. 

All materials and equipment will be provided plus delicious tea and cake from the Lingholm Kitchen. 

This course is suitable for anyone-there are limited spaces available so book now and have a go! 

The course will be held at: 

The Lingholm Estate
Portinscale
Keswick CA12 5TZ

home: event [ macrame wall hanging workshop ] 

home: event [ macrame wall hanging workshop ]

Amongst all the great workshops on offer by our favourites The London Craft Club, we spotted they have a macrame workshop in October. 

Book now for this exciting and creative way to spend a few hours. 

£39

Details: 

When: Sunday 8th October 2.00 – 5.00 pm

Where: Todd Sloane 71 High St Epping CM16 4BA

They say;

We’re carrying on our love affair with macramé. It’s a great way to make a wall hanging – and it’s way quicker than weaving, knitting or quilting. If you’ve been putting off taking up a new skill because you’re busy, this might be the one for you. Plus you’ll have the skills you need to make all sorts of plant holders, wall hangings, jewellery and more. Macrame is super versatile and looks good in everything from kitchen string to leather cord, so what are you waiting for? Now’s the time to pick up the skill and get creative with it!

We’ll be using recycled jersey yarn created by our favourites over at Hoooked – we love their bright colours and sustainable manufacturing. Choose from pink, yellow, white or black. We’ll also supply a foraged rustic stick to hang your work from that’s been washed and heat-treated so its clean and dry!

What’s included:

– jersey yarn recycled by Hoooked

– a foraged stick to hang your macrame piece from

– a cotton tote to bring your handiwork home in

– fully illustrated instruction sheet to take away with you

Who’s it for: This is perfect for beginners. You must be over 18 to take part

 

home: favourite thing [ two plus too ] 

home: favourite thing [ two plus roo ] 

Lovely little new store Two Plus Roo offers these macrame hangers and wall hangings from their store, head to their Instagram and click through to www.twoplusroo@bigcartel.com  

With prices from £15 and pieces of limited quantities, be quick to grab a gorgeous plant or wall home accessory! 

home: event [ macramé workshop ]

home: event [ macramé workshop ]

With the big comeback of macramé in the home continuing in 2017, now is a good time to try your hand and a new craft. Get along to a this great workshop where you will learn all the techniques for making your own wall hanging.

‘Isabella will talk you through step by step during the lesson. She will also bring various wall hanging samples that you can replicate or use as a base to create your own version. She has learnt and practice macramé, among other crafts, over the past year. She believes what you learn should be shared and is very excited to pass on these skills to other creators’

Run at various locations throughout london. Head to twome.co.uk to find your nearest venue. [ from £30 ]

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home: gift ideas [ Hygge ]

There is nothing better than cosying up in front of the television with a hot drink, dimmed lights and a scented candle burning, watching your favourite boxset.

The Danish ritual of enjoying simple pleasures Hygge has taken over this year and we have all embraced it, especially at this time of the year.

Rose and Grey have also been championing this trend and created the perfect selection of Hygge gifts on their site. Head to roseandgrey.co.uk to be inspired and get hold of some last minute presents.

Clockwise from top left:

The Kinfolk Table Book [ £25 ]

Concrete pot candle [ £12 ]

Mug [ £8.50 ]

Macrame wall hanging [ £12.50 ]

Stoneware [ from £6.50 ]

Hopscotch candle tin [ £12 ]

home: made [ macramé ]

home: made [ macramé ]

A big trend from the 1970s is back and as popular as ever. Macramé is a form of textile making involving knots rather than weaving or knitting.

As well as wall hangings, plant hangers have been seen everywhere in varying materials and colour. The main material is rope or twine with the addition of beads for added interest. Today we share some great tutorials showing you how to make your own plant hanger. Learn the techniques and you can create anything, keep the style simple or tackle an intricate design. Why not give it a go and fall in love with macramé.

Houzz.co.uk

Designrulz.com

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