home: made [ macrame ]
Needing a new project for January? Need to fill those long hours of lockdown with a project? Or just fancy making something personal for your home or for a gift?
Learning macrame can be therapeutic, enjoyable and result in a new skill.
We found some great tools to help you on your journey.
My French Twist is great for teaching the basics to start you off on your making – snd of of course, with a French twist.
The Spruce Crafts help you to master the seven basic knots to master macrame.
We love this beautiful inspirational Macrame book from Wish at just £14.
And for modern approach the Emily Katz book available from Amazon is great. It’s the ultimate guide, bursting at the seams with ideas to create items for the home.
home: made [ a beautiful mess ]
We’ve spotted some great DIY projects using yarn at abeautifulmess.com.
Whether you are looking for a new wall hanging, some additions to a cushion or new art then there is something for you to try.
A lovely selection of ideas and inspiration.
home: made [ macrame ]
Looking for inspiration and ideas of filling time at home?
We love this new book from Isabella Strambio ‘Macrame For The Modern World’. Sixteen wonderful projects to try at home.
Plus head to her site for inspiring ideas and free tutorials.
Book available : £12.99
home: event [ Macrame Christmas Wreath ]
Take some time out to enjoy a macrame workshop with London Craft Club. This wreath making class combines the traditional with a modern interpretation.
You will learn all the techniques during the workshop and enjoy a glass of fizz. All materials are provided and of course you get to take your creation home with you.
Hurry. Only one date left – 7th Dec
[ £59 ]
home: made [ macrame table runner ]
This little make is a great way to bring interest to a table and gives a nod to the Seventies trend which is so popular right now.
With some basic skill and a little patience you will be able to create a gorgeous table runner from scratch. Just follow the tutorial from abeautifulmess.com
home: trend [ wall decor ]
Continuing in 2019, is the love for alternative wall art.
Not framed work, not prints, not original paintings – but creative visual pieces with colour and texture and a unique feeling that you might have picked it up at a craft fair, a market whilst travelling the world or been handed it down through the family.
Shop at Anthropologie or Urban Outfitters for a gorgeous range of options but also online small designer market places like Trouva and Etsy.
Keep eyes pealed at car boot sales, charity shops and vintage markets as this is where the real gems can be found with the most appealing prices.
Top row picture guide
Embroidery hoop, £54.99 Wayfair
‘Zaoma’ wall hanging, £16.75 Maison Du Monde
‘Workshop SY1’ hanging, £55 Trouva
Lower row picture guide
‘Ferm Living’ wall blanket, £124 Trouva
‘Cleo’ wall hanging, £598 Anthropologie
‘Kaleidoscope’ wall decor, £121.99 Wayfair
home: found this [ macrame light ]
We love a bit if Urban Outfitters and you can always be sure to find something a little bit different. This gorgeous macrame ceiling light will look great in any room and is really well priced.
urbanoutfitters.com [ £59 ]
home: event [ crafting class ]
Create a gorgeous macrame and wood hanging shelf, perfect for displaying chosen accessories and make a great little ‘shelfie’ plus enjoy a glass of fizz too, at this super crafting class offered by our favourite craft team – London Craft Club!
Three dates still available throughout the autumn leading up to Christmas so book in and create a new piece of homeware for your home.
Get in quick and get your place at this Thursdays macrame workshop at West Elm, Tottenham Court Road, London.
Learn how to create the most iconic of all macramé projects: the Plant Hanger. Brooke will show you how to create a hanger out of cotton rope tied into simple square knots and half square knots. This project is totally customizable and deal for beginner’s who are keen to learn the basic knots and techniques that will hold the pot perfectly
Thursday 28 June / 6.15pm – 8.15pm
home: event [ macrame workshop ]
Get yourself along to this fab workshop hosted by Lark & Fable at West Elm, Tottenham Court Rd. Learn how make a classic macrame plant hanger, acquiring all the techniques along the way.
A great evening spent learning a new skill and of course going home with a new plant hanger. Plus you can take your own drink along to enjoy throughout.
Get tickets from eventbrite.co.uk [ £25 ]
Thursday 28th June