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This gorgeous book will show you how to create breathtaking works of wall art and statement home decor - all made using simple macramé knots, natural dyes and 100% recycled materials.
This gorgeous book will show you how to create breathtaking works of wall art and statement home decor - all made using simple knots, natural dyes and 100% recycled materials.
Start by learning 21 key knots, all shown clearly using step-by-step photography. Learn how to use natural materials to dye your yarn, as well as how to store your dyed yarn until you are ready to use it. Key safety advice is given here, as well as helpful tips for working with large pieces of macramé, knotting from an irregular-shaped support and keeping an even tension.
The 16 projects are divided into 4 chapters: macramé on the wall, macramé to hang, macramé for outdoors, and macramé to decorate. They range from reworked classics such as the wall hanging and the plant hanger, which have been given a fresh, Insta-ready twist, to a lantern, table runner, mirror hanger, rug and tassels. Each project clearly explains which knots to use, how to cut your yarn, how long the project will take and a difficulty level, and step photographs are provided as necessary. The projects are easy to follow, genuinely desirable and, best of all, really simple to make!
About the Author
Isabella Strambio is a self-taught maker. She has always been attracted to all things hand-made and started a blog that followed her journey to learn 12 crafts in 12 months, in 2016. She now concentrates, mainly, on sharing her skills with other creatives, as well as making exclusive handmade pieces for her online shop. Recently she launched Macramé and Natural Dyeing online courses and she runs various workshops across London, Hampshire and the UK. She is proud to have been shortlisted for 'Best Workshop Award 2017' by Mollie Makes Magazine, and she contributes to their magazine with various macramé tutorials.