Author(s): Natalie Fretz; Natalie Ranae
Handmade Woven Art for Beginners & Beyond
Indulge your macramé obsession the fun way--by making it yourself! Macramé artist and teacher Natalie Ranae will guide you step by step to create stunning designer art pieces to adorn any space with boho vibes. From contemporary plant hangers to elegant wall hangings to practical home accents such as pillows, rugs and floor poufs, you'll be amazed at how easy it is to get an impressive result with your very first project.
All of the twenty projects include detailed photos and instructions for every step, and each project features a variation at the end that changes the look, for a total of forty potential designs. Featuring a practical guide to common knots and patterns, no other DIY macramé book offers this much variety and instruction for designer pieces. Natalie provides you the knowledge and skills to recreate her pieces exactly as shown, or confidently branch off with your own design. With such beautiful inspiration at your fingertips, the only limit is your imagination.
"If macrame has ever piqued your interest, save a space on your shelves for this book! Natalie does an incredible job unraveling dreamy textile designs into easily digestible tutorials." --Samantha Shaw, Maker's Movement "Stunning! Natalie has taken the mystery out of macrame while offering strong, interesting pieces for readers to draw inspiration from or recreate." --Rachel Denbow, Smile and Wave, author of DIY Woven Art "This is one of the most beautiful and inspiring books about macrame that I have come across." --Fanny Zedenius, Createaholic, author of Macrame The Craft of Creative Knitting for Your Home "Natalie has created a wonderfully curated guide to beginners' macrame projects. Not only will this book inspire you to pick up a new hobby, it's also visually stunning!" --Erin Barrett, Sunwoven Studio
Natalie Ranae is a macrame artist and owner of her own design studio called Natalie Ranae. She creates custom macrame art for clients and teaches macrame workshops for beginners. She has over 11k followers on Instagram. In February 2017, her macrame wedding archway headboard was featured in WedLuxe. She lives in Toronto, Canada.