Macrame Plant Hanger Workshop
Class Description: In this workshop students will learn the basics of macramé knotting techniques – the half knot, square knot, alternating square knot, and a sennit. Students are taught how to yarn wrap rope and will be guided in this workshop to complete a hanging plant hanger. Each students plant hanger will vary in length, but materials will be supplied for a plant hanger that will hang about 40” long. All materials and supplies are included – bakers twine, 3 strand cotton rope. About Designer: Prissage Studio is a textile exploration project founded by Ahna Hughes. It chronicles her experience as a self-taught tapestry weaver as she works with new fibers, learns techniques and explores the textile medium of tapestry weaving. Since founding Prissage Studio, she has taught at the Textile Art Center as a weaving and sewing instructor. She finds working with her hands to be therapeutic and hopes to inspire, encourage and challenge others to experiment and create.
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