Are you too young to remember the 1970s? If so, I’m so sorry. And I’m going to make it up to you right now by pointing you to Sister-Diane‘s post over on Craftypod. It’s a veritable survey of …
If you equate macrame with hideous 1970s plant hangers, then you must see the post by Jeanine in Canada about pizzo Margarete, a delicate Italian knotted lace. Go to her Italian Needlework blog post.
If you happen to be a child of the 1970s, you may think macrame was invented in that decade to hang potted plants and decorate swag lamps. But, in fact, macrame is an ancient craft with an international background. Enjoy catching …
Lakshmi of Hand Embroidery from Sadalas has been experimenting with incorporating macrame into her hand-embroidery, and she’s getting some interesting results! Get all the details from Lakshmi’s blog post.
The jewelry of treasure4ever elevates macrame from hippy chic to mainstream chic. See her Etsy shop.
The HANDS ON! site has two tutorials — slide show and video — for creating the Turks Head Knot, which the site says can “produce a flat knot or a tight ball knot that can be used as decoration on …
Does the word macrame give you a 70s flashback of hemp plant hangers? The craft is so much older, and so much more. You’ll enjoy the post about macrame by Jeanine in Canada on the Italian Needlework blog.