Intro to Macraweaving: Make a Wall Hanging

A course by Fanny Zedenius
Fiber Artist. Stockholm, Sweden.
Joined October 2021
, Fiber Artist

Combine macramé and weaving by exploring knots and techniques to create beautiful, handmade home decor

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  • 939 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Combine macramé and weaving by exploring knots and techniques to create beautiful, handmade home decor

The art macraweaving is a creative and meditative process that allows you to make beautiful home decor or artwork. It’s also the process that inspired textile artist Fanny Zedenius to start Createaholic, her online store for handmade textile pieces and DIY supplies.

In this online course, you will learn two of the most popular fiber crafts: macramé and weaving. Fanny takes you step by step through the process of weaving an original wall hanging or tapestry using a variety of techniques. Ready to start creating?

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What will you learn in this online course?

21 lessons & 22 downloads

Tools and Materials
4 minutes, 6 seconds
The Basics of Macramé
12 minutes, 22 seconds
Knotted Patterns
18 minutes, 13 seconds
Weaving Techniques
18 minutes, 53 seconds
Combining Macramé and Weaving
13 minutes, 26 seconds
The Mood Board
4 minutes, 49 seconds
  • 100% positive reviews (26)
  • 939 students
  • 21 lessons (4h 24m)
  • 22 additional resources (9 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Make a modern tapestry or wall hanging full of texture by combining weaving and macramé techniques.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

This course is perfect for beginners in fiber crafting, as well as those with previous experience in macramé and/or weaving.

Requirements and materials

No prior knowledge necessary.

To take this course, you need:


    ⦁ a clothes rack or something to hang your work from
    ⦁ scissors
    ⦁ measuring tape
    ⦁ a pair of forceps
    ⦁ pliers
    ⦁ a crochet hook or large weaving needle
    ⦁ rope
    ⦁ string
    ⦁ yarn

Reviews

939 Students
26 Reviews
100% Positive ratings

Fanny Zedenius

A course by Fanny Zedenius

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Fiber Artist

Fanny Zedenius is a self-taught fiber artist and fiber supplier from Stockholm, Sweden. Since 2014, when she first discovered macramé, her life has revolved around ropes, knots, and fiber. Fanny soon opened her online store, Createaholicin 2017 and built a wide online following with almost 97K followers on Instagram.

She has written two bestselling books about macramé. Together they have been translated into 12 languages and sold over 200,000 copies worldwide. In recent years, she has sought to challenge herself to learn more weaving techniques, which has opened her up to the world of macraweaving.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    What is Macraweaving?

    • Tools and Materials
    • The Basics of Macramé
    • Knotted Patterns
    • Weaving Techniques
    • Combining Macramé and Weaving
  • U3

    Planning a Design

    • The Mood Board
    • Sketching the Design
    • Preparing the Cords and the Workstation
  • U4

    Making the Macraweave Tapestry

    • The Macramé Base: Starting to Knot 1
    • The Macramé Base: Starting to Knot 2
    • The Macramé Base: Starting to Knot 3
    • The Macramé Base: Geometric Shapes
    • Weaving: Details and Negative Space 1
    • Weaving: Details and Negative Space 2
    • Weaving: Volume and Texture 1
    • Weaving: Volume and Texture 2
    • Weaving: Volume and Texture 3
  • U5

    Finishing the Tapestry and Displaying It

    • The Finishing Touches
    • Hanging the Fiber Art and Caring for It
  • FP

    Final project

    • Intro to Macraweaving: Make a Wall Hanging

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Intro to Macraweaving: Make a Wall Hanging. Craft course by Fanny Zedenius

Intro to Macraweaving: Make a Wall Hanging

A course by Fanny Zedenius
Fiber Artist. Stockholm, Sweden.
Joined October 2021
  • 100% positive reviews (26)
  • 939 students