12 March 2020


BC Paperback

204x260 mm



128 pages

Search Press

Macramé for the Modern Home

by Isabella Strambio

This gorgeous book will show you how to create breathtaking works of wall art and statement home décor all made using simple macramé knots, natural dyes and 100 per cent recycled materials. 

Start by learning 18 key knots and 8 beautiful patterns, all shown clearly using step-by-step photography. Learn how to use natural dyes and how to pre-treat and dye your string. Key safety advice is given, 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 indoors & outdoors, and Macramé to decorate. The projects range from reworked classics such as the wall hanging and the plant hanger, which have been given a fresh, Insta-ready twist, to a wreath, bunting, hanging bedside table, mirror hanger, rug and tassels. Each project clearly explains which knots to use, the difficulty level, how long the project will take, plus photographs of the steps are provided as necessary.

The projects are easy to follow, genuinely desirable and, best of all, really simple to make!

Book Contents

Introduction 6
How to use this book 8
Tools 10
Materials 12
Looking after your body 13
Knots 14
Patterns 22
Macramé tips 28
Dyeing equipment & ingredients 34
Natural dyeing techniques 36

Macramé on the wall
Wreath 42
Bunting 48
Wall hanging 52
Diamond wall hanging 58

Macramé to hang
Plant hanger 72
Wall plant hanger 76
Mirror hanger 80
Bedside table 86

Macramé for indoors & outdoors
Table runner 92
Tealight cover 98
Lampshade 104

Macramé to decorate
Pillow cover 108
Curtain tieback 114
Rug 118
Tassels 124

Acknowledgements 128

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