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Introduction to Macramé: Creation of a Decorative Tapestry

A course by Belen Senra
Textile artist. Yakarta, Indonesia.
On Domestika since 03/23/2018
, Textile artist

Learn to create unique textile pieces in a contemporary style

  • Best Seller Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 99% Positive reviews (647)
  • 12126 students
Introduction to Macramé: Creation of a Decorative Tapestry

Learn to create unique textile pieces in a contemporary style

Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 99% Positive reviews (647)
  • 12126 students
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Level: Beginner
  • 15 Lessons (2h 11m)
  • Available from the app
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German
  • Unlimited access forever

The secret of the success of the pieces by Belén Senra - textile artist specialized in macramé and founder of Ranran Design - is that she uses traditional techniques to make decorative pieces with contemporary style. His macrame tapestries hang and fill with character exclusive and international spaces such as the Hotel Nobu, by Robert de Niro; the Aguas de Ibiza spa or the Spanish LA restaurant in Los Angeles (California).

In this course, Belén will teach you how to design and create your own macramé tapestries, exploring different styles, materials, textures and colors. You will learn to make different types of knots, creating patterns that you can apply in decorative projects, for utilitarian use or even applied to furniture.

About this course

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. Tools and materials
  • U3
    U3. Creation of the tapestry
  • U4
    U4. Applications and recommendations
  • FP
    FP Final project
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Belén considers herself a nomadic craftswoman and spends much of her time traveling and learning old techniques to work textiles in a decorative way; for that reason, you will begin knowing its influences and the elements to which it pays special attention to carry out its work.

You will explore together the different decorative styles and create a moodboard that will help you inspire you when creating your macramé piece.

Then, you will be presented with the essential materials that you must have on hand to create your macrame tapestry and it will show you some more unexpected elements that you can incorporate into your pieces.

Once you have clear materials and ideas for your macramé piece, Belén will explain your design process, discover the correct way to take measurements and show you how to make different knots.

It will be then when you get down to work and begin to shape your macrame tapestry. Belén will give you some advice on how to define the parts of the piece and will reveal some secrets to provide dynamism and complete your tapestries.

What is this course's project?

You will design and create a macramé tapestry with your own style based on visual references selected by you.

Projects by course students

Who is it for?

To designers, interior designers and anyone who wants to explore new ways to decorate spaces and explore new forms of creation.

What you need

No prior knowledge of any kind is necessary. With respect to the materials, you will need a stick to hang your tapestry, hooks, scissors, a meter, strings and fabrics.


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Belen Senra

A course by Belen Senra

Textile artist

Although Belén Senra began working in large multinationals as an interior designer, she currently travels the world as a nomadic textile artist, learning all kinds of craft techniques of textile decoration. These trips help her to inspire herself and create new collections based on the culture and tradition of the places she visits.

He has founded his own brand, RanRan Design, which focuses on the creation of textile decorations mixing traditional and contemporary, having the opportunity to work on projects for both private residences and hotel and restaurant facilities, among which are the Novu Hotel by Robert de Niro or the Aguas de Ibiza spa, among many others.


  • U1


    • Presentation
    • Influences
    • Decorative styles on the carpet
  • U2

    Tools and materials

    • Tools and materials for this project
    • Other possibilities
  • U3

    Creation of the tapestry

    • From idea to tapestry
    • How to measure and cut the rope
    • Variety of knots I
    • Variety of knots II
    • Mounting and defining the areas of the carpet
    • High part
    • Fringes
    • Soumak
  • U4

    Applications and recommendations

    • Other uses of macramé
    • Maintenance
  • FP

    Final project

    • Introduction to macramé: creation of a decorative tapestry

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Introduction to Macramé: Creation of a Decorative Tapestry. A Craft course by Belen Senra Best Seller

Introduction to Macramé: Creation of a Decorative Tapestry

A course by Belen Senra
Textile artist. Yakarta, Indonesia.
On Domestika since 03/23/2018
  • 99% Positive reviews (647)
  • 12126 students