Macrame Workshop (Macra-Weaving)

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ABOUT THIS EVENT
Event Category

Arts & DIY

Event Overview

Urban Macrame Fibers + BING Reading Room

Join founder and the working hands behind Urban Macrame Fibers, Kenyatta Forbes, to learn the art of knotting. Create beautiful macrame with an urban and contemporary spin. Starting with basics like the square knot and lark’s head, you’ll craft a wall hanging using cotton rope, braid, beads, and other decorative materials.  We'll then incorporate traditional weaving techniques to give your pieces depth and dimension!

Select your material and color!

All supplies included!


Final Piece will be 12in x 36in approx.

You'll leave with a finished piece for your home or to gift to a loved one as well as enough knowledge to continue your macrame journey.  Tasty bites and beverages included!

BING Reading Room
307 E Garfield Blvd., Chicago, Illinois 60637

What You Can Expect From This Experience
  • 100% Cotton Rope
  • Supplemental Fibers for weaving
  • Wood Dowel
  • Beginners Knot Guide - A 'how to' of knots, images included, as well as FAQ an
  • Live Instruction
Cancellation Policy

MORE ABOUT YOUR HOST

Kenyatta Forbes

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As a self-taught macrame artist, Kenyatta Forbes of Urban Macrame Fibers finds inspiration in color to create original macrame wall art and wall hangings. By using all kinds of fibers and accessories, she makes her one-of-a-kind designs simple, yet striking. When she’s not designing Macrame in her home studio in Chicago, IL, she’s exploring the world traveling looking for inspiration.

EXPERIENCE REVIEWS

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    Gemma F.
    Reviewed on 07/31/17

    A great paced session suitable for all abilities due to group & 1-2-1 support. The finished piece is beautiful and will look great on my wall! Venue was lovely too, all in all I had a fab day!

    A great paced session suitable for all abilities due to group & 1-2-1 support. The finished piece is beautiful and will look great on my wall! Venue was lovely too, all in all I had a fab day!

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