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Sunday, October 24, 2010

Exploring Micro-Macramé

Now I know about macramé, and even took second place in the County fair one year for a large plant hanger, but I had never heard of micro-macramé until running across this charming ArtFire shop, Annika. After looking at a piece’s construction, I am reminded of friendship bracelets, but this jewelry designer has taken a unique twist on things and produced a line of incredibly attractive and artistic wearable art, incorporating beads and stones in her knotting. I am very impressed with her use of color and texture.

Annika is the author of Micro-Macrame: 30 Beaded Designs for Jewelry Using Crystals and Cords, which also has a British edition. She offers an autographed copy of her book along with a special treat. What a delightful Christmas present this would make for a crafty person on your list. If you are familiar with macramé knots, you may enjoy the challenge of The Aspen Choker, a fully illustrated how to PDF found on her website.

Annika knots up a storm in Washington, ships internationally, and has a website where you will find more of her amazing work. If you are interested in a custom-designed piece for a special occasion, please contact her and she will be happy to make your dream piece a reality.


  1. Gorgeous! I love Micro-macrame and it's a techniqe I've always wanted to learn.

  2. This is gorgeous. What a neat idea.

    This week is my blog anniversary and I'm hosting a week's worth of great giveaways. Feel free to stop by if you'd like!

  3. Beautiful. I havn't even heard of it. Thanks so much for linking to TTT. Hugs, Marty

  4. stunning! Thanks so much for sharing on Craft Schooling Sunday! all the best.

  5. What lovely work this is! Had no idea macrame could be so beautiful :-)

  6. this is new on me but very pretty and well done


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