Sunday, July 24, 2005

Macrame Starters Kit

knotting board or foam core
T pins (available at most craft supply or sewing stores)
cord or twine (seine twine, hemp, and jute work well)

other useful materials
rubber bands (to secure long cords)
tape measure or ruler
accessories such as beads, buckles, rings, shells, feathers
mounting pieces such as dowels, sticks, handles, curtain rods

I have had some feedback from those just getting started - here's the essentials of the 'starters kit' for those embarking on their Macrame adventure.....ah hoy me heartees! :)

Sensational Cavandoli Macrame

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How spectacular is that?! And its Macrame...just divine :)

Seat Yourself Down With Macrame

MacrameSuperStore: Macrame Books: " Have A Seat
Code: WBK100
Weight: 0.75
Price: $5.99
Quantity in Basket: none
Have A Seat Item # WBK100 - Complete step-by-step guide and patterns for chairs, footstools, chaise lounge, hammock and basic plant hanger. Includes 17 patterns and full color photographs of all projects. Published by Pepperell Braiding Company. CATEGORY: CHAIR PATTERNS"

This look like the perfect book for summer outdoor furniture made by our own fair hands!

Macrame Necklaces Spotted at Detroit Lakes

Phish singer may get fest off hook: "Attendance has doubled since last year, to about 14,000 this weekend. Festgoers have come from far and wide to experience 50 hours of live music by more than 40 bands.

'I've had customers from Colorado, Wyoming, West Virginia, Kentucky, California, North Carolina and Israel,' said Birdy Ruch, of St. Paul, who is selling macrame necklaces and tie-dye clothes at the fest."

Macrame.....Music...goes hand in hand. I love hearing tings like attendance has doubled from the year before...way to go!!! Hope those reading this that went had an awesome time! :)