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Macrame Is Coming Back

By craftyamy |

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Okay everyone, I called this a long time ago – three years to be precise – macrame is on its way back into the world of crafting.  I spotted these hanging succulent garden holders on Skinny Laminx and thought, “I can do that.”  Not only can I do that, but I like the way it looks.  Especially for an apartment dweller like myself who doesn’t have a lot of space on the ground or on shelves.  Now I’m poking around to see what kind of fibers I have to knot.  Would you ever try macrame?

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Amy Anderson is a crafty, DIY kind of girl who lives in Atlanta with her pug. She writes for Babble Home, and her work has appeared on Design Sponge as well as in Woman's Day and The Huffington Post. Read bio and latest posts → Read craftyamy's latest posts →

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4 thoughts on “Macrame Is Coming Back

  1. Shona says:

    I love macrame! My mom was queen of macrame when I was growing up – we had literally hundreds of things that she made. She still has most of them hanging in her house now. That’s where my creative inner self came from!

  2. Silvia says:

    Yes, I’ve always wanted to learn!

  3. Deb says:

    Yes, I would totally do this! I macrame’d as a teenager (30 plus years ago) and STILL have the projects I made. They last!! I used jute and/or a cotton cording. I am teaching my teenage son to macrame…it’s a craft a guy can do, since it involves tying knots (like every good Cub Scout/Boy Scout learns) and so he doesn’t feel like it is too girly.

    Thanks!

  4. Isabel says:

    Oh my…..i love your “new” place here!

    Don’t get me wrong, i love modpoge, but its great hearing your other crafty stuff!

    Now, I just need to learn to macrame and I must find a file cabinet to “re~do”!!

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