Your Guide to Macrame Fringe and Tassel Work
What you'll learn
Learn the basics of how to make a fluffy macrame fringe and tassel you can add to any project to create texture and character. This class teaches you what materials, tips, and techniques you need to add a fringe to a stunning wall hanging that you will complete in this class. There are complete step-by-step instructions that are easy to follow for complete beginners. There are 3 main macrame cords that can be used to make a fringe which all offer their own benefits and require a different approach to create the perfect fringe, all of these will be explained. See the materials and measurements sheet under the 'Supplies' tab.
Materials and tools used in this class
Bobbiny regular 3mm 3 ply macrame cord (peacock blue)View on Etsy
Bobbiny regular 3mm single ply macrame cord (peacock blue) 100mView on Etsy
Bobbiny regular 3mm braided macrame cord (peacock blue) 100mView on Etsy
Macrame brush/metal pet brushView on Etsy
Fabric scissorsView on Etsy
Drift woodView on Etsy
Wooden dowelView on Amazon
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This class has 10 sessions (32m)
Meet Ceri, founder of Crafted by Ceri, who will introduce what skills and techniques you will learn from this class. This class is suitable for complete beginners and the techniques can be used in more advanced macrame projects.
Find out what you materials and tools you need to recreate this tasseled macrame wall hanging. There are several macrame cord options for creating a macrame fringe and tassel, you are able to choose which you prefer. Ceri will also show you how to set up your project.Included
First, Ceri takes you through 3 different types of fringe you can choose and use in this wall hanging working with the material of your choice.
To create a fringe you need to cut many short cords of the same length so here is a tip on how to do this efficiently.
Next, you will learn how to attach your first cords using basic macrame knots and how to position them.
In row 2 you will learn to unravel twisted cords you attach to create a wavy untwisted fringe.
For the 3rd row, you will learn how to straighten your cords to make a fluffier and straighter fringe. The use of fabric stiffener can be used here.
To create a bold impact on the border of your last fringe row, Ceri shares tips on how to cut it.
Learn how to make a fluffy tassel with one simple knot and feel free to use beads if you wish to make your tassel stand out.
This final section covers the finishing touches, hanging advice, and maintenance tips for your wall hanging.
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Macrame is my creative therapy which started my little handmade macrame design business, Crafted by Ceri. I enjoy creating and sharing new designs to inspire others.