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

  • 100% positive reviews (8)
  • 408 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



  • 100% positive reviews (8)
  • 408 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
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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?

What will you learn in this online course?

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. What is Macraweaving?
  • U3
    U3. Planning a Design
  • U4
    U4. Making the Macraweave Tapestry
  • U5
    U5. Finishing the Tapestry and Displaying It
  • FP
    FP Final project
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Meet Fanny Zedenius, a fiber artist from Stockholm, Sweden, and your teacher for this course. She shares with you how she got started in fiber art, and how it led her to start Createaholic, her online store. Hear about how she finds inspiration for her work and see some of her favorite artists.

First, learn the most common and useful knots in macramé. Fanny shows you how to work with the tools and materials, and how to create patterns in different styles. Then, move on to weaving techniques, and combine them with macramé.

Gather inspiration and references for your design to create a mood board. Then start sketching your design, measure your cords, and set up your workstation.

Time to begin your tapestry! See how to knot your macramé base before learning to create geometric shapes and woven details. Discover how to add volume and texture, before adding fringe to your piece.

To wrap up the course, Fanny teaches you how to hide all the ends of your threads on the back, and how to hang your fiber art. She also shares her tips and tricks for how to best care for your work.

What is this course's project?

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

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


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Fanny Zedenius

A course by Fanny Zedenius

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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

    • Influences
    • About Me
  • U2

    What is Macraweaving?

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

    Planning a Design

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

    • Hanging the Fiber Art and Caring for It
    • The Finishing Touches
  • 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 (8)
  • 408 students