Macramé: Decorate Your Slippers and Sandals

A course by Isabel Vidal (Macramé Compostela)
Textile Artist and Macramé Specialist. Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
Joined February 2020
, Textile Artist and Macramé Specialist

Make your designs a reality by experimenting with different knots to create unique decorative pieces

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 96% positive reviews (68)
  • 1298 students

Make your designs a reality by experimenting with different knots to create unique decorative pieces



Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 96% positive reviews (68)
  • 1298 students
  • 13 lessons (1h 38m)
  • 5 additional resources (0 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

A simple shoelace, together with your creativity, can lead to becoming an amazing fashion piece. Textile artist Isabel Vidal, an expert in macramé who has worked with brands like Wild West, shows you how to braid cord and experiment freely with your ideas.

In this course, learn how to design and decorate original pieces using macramé. Create unique sneakers and sandals that reflect your personality using different types of knots.

What will you learn in this online course?

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. Materials and Knots
  • U3
    U3. Creation of Slippers and Sandals
  • U4
    U4. Applications and Recommendations
  • FP
    FP Final project
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To start off, Isabel speaks about her career and explains how she turned macramé from her hobby into her profession. She shares some of her favorite work and explains where she finds inspiration.

Start discovering macramé from scratch. Learn how to create a wide range of knots ranging from basic to advanced. Discover how to design your braids and learn how to choose the right color palette for your creations.

Start working on your sneakers and sandals. First, Isabel shares her tips for selecting the right foundation. Learn step by step how to create a piece of fabric using macramé knots to shape your piece.

To finish, get some advice on taking care of your sneakers. Now that you know some secrets of macramé, learn how to apply it to any kind of garment or accessory, including earrings, belts, and bags.

What is this course's project?

Create sneakers and sandals with original designs using macramé.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

For anyone who wants to explore their creativity through macramé.

Requirements and materials

No prior knowledge is needed; just a desire to experiment with macramé..

Regarding materials, you’ll need a cotton cord, a clip folder, a comb, a needle and thread, a tape measure, a jute base, and fabric adhesive.


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Isabel Vidal (Macramé Compostela)

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Textile Artist and Macramé Specialist

Isabel Vidal is a textile artist specializing in macramé. She is the creator of Macramé Compostela, her own brand of interior decor, fashion, and accessories. She has worked for companies including Wild West and leading wedding magazines.

Always adjusting to the latest fashion trends, Isabel looks to adapt contemporary macramé techniques suited to current aesthetic tastes, combining fabrics and colors to explore new ideas.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • Presentation
    • Influences
    • What Will We Do in This Course?
  • U2

    Materials and Knots

    • Materials and Tools
    • Stitch Sampler: Basic Knots
    • Stitch Sampler: Other Knots
    • Inspiration and Choice of Color Palette
  • U3

    Creation of Slippers and Sandals

    • How to Choose the Base of the Sandal and the Shoe
    • How to Knit the Slipper
    • How to Knit the Sandal 1
    • How to Knit the Sandal 2
  • U4

    Applications and Recommendations

    • Sandals / Slippers Care
    • Other Apps
  • FP

    Final project

    • Macramé: Decorate Your Slippers and Sandals

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Macramé: Decorate Your Slippers and Sandals. Craft course by Isabel Vidal (Macramé Compostela)

Macramé: Decorate Your Slippers and Sandals

A course by Isabel Vidal (Macramé Compostela)
Textile Artist and Macramé Specialist. Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
Joined February 2020
  • 96% positive reviews (68)
  • 1298 students