Macramé Wall Hanging OR Plant Hanger

with Amy Zwikel

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Event Category

Arts & DIY

Event Overview

Join us for a special chance to learn macramé while exploring the new IRL (In Real Life) storefront at Water Tower Place on Chicago's Magnificent Mile.

In this experience, I will lead you through several macrame knots so you will confidently and comfortably create your very own small wall hanging or plant hanger. The finished piece is approximately 1/2' wide x 3' long. This hands-on workshop is perfect for beginners or advanced students too. Grab a friend or three and join us!

About IRL:

IRL is a living lab that delivers an immersive experience with digital brands working to rebuild the human connection between brands and consumers in today’s digital age. General Growth Properties and The Lionesque Group have partnered with Dabble's entrepreneurs, makers and creators that don't have their own storefronts.

What you can expect from this experience:

What's Provided

All materials provided!

What You Can Expect
  • Natural, high quality macrame materials to completely create your piece
  • Choice of gold or silver hoop for hanging
  • Printed macrame knot guide
  • Unlimited demonstrations and guidance throughout the class
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Amy Zwikel

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Amy Zwikel is a Chicago based artist who's mission is to cultivate her creative skills through material exploration and experimentation in order to provide unique, handmade items. She also have a passion and love for bringing creative experiences to adults and has been focused on macrame for the past 2 years.

Amy was born and raised in the Chicago suburbs, but loves to travel and experience the globes's vast cultural landscape. She currently lives in Chicago's charming Roscoe Village neighborhood.

Amy earned her BFA in Industrial Design from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign in 2007 and went on to become an Art Director at a midsize Chicago marketing agency. Continuing to broaden her artistic reach, Amy earned an MAT in Art Education from Columbia College Chicago in 2011. Amy is in her 6th year teaching drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics, digital photography and graphic design at a nearby high school.

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