The art of knotting cord into patterns, macrame is a versatile craft you can use to create unique pieces for you and your home – from plant holders to string bags and quirky jewellery. This project turns rope and string into a wall hanging featuring macrame feathers and fake feathers hung from a tree branch for an organic decoration that will suit many interior styles – especially boho.
Gather your supplies
- Cotton rope
- Cotton cord
- Faux feathers
- Tree branch
- Fabric shears
- Brush cleaning comb
- Hot-glue gun
Step 1 Cut a 1.2m length of rope for the spine. Cut 4 x 60cm, 4 x 50cm and 4 x 40cm lengths of rope for the strands.
Step 2 Fold one 60cm strand in half and lay crossways on work surface. Lay the spine, centred, on top of the strand with the looped end of spine at least 12cm above strand.
Step 3 Fold another 60cm strand in half and take the looped end over the tails of the first strand.
Get the project sheet
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