Step 1:Quick learning by watching this video
Step 2: Binding sticks
Binding two sticks together with masking tape. Draw lines every 5mm interval. try not to leave any part that is not consistent. This is the base step for our hanging.
Pay more attention on the frame shape.
Step 3:Saw groves along every line
Saw 1cm depth grooves along every line with a handsaw, tear off the masking tape and polish the surface of sticks with emery paper. Make the surface as smooth as possible. This would make it easier for twining the yarn in later steps.
Step 4:Connect four sticks in rectangular shape with glue
Connect four sticks in rectangular shape with glue. Make it strong enough if you want your wall hanging can be used more than years. You can try the stability of the shape using your own ways. Hmm, try not to break it. Or you have to start it over.
Step 5:Twine the yarn from grooves
Twine the yarn from grooves we have saw before in S-shape( pay attention to tighten the yarn ).
It will look not so nice if the yarn has been twined too loose. You must have such experience before. Make a Make a knot at the end and cut off the redundant part.
Step 6:Handmade a Stick Shuttle
Make it flat enough for twine the yarn. The thickness is similar to a common thin wood chip. Just can be wrapped with yarns.
Step 7:Twine the yarn around the stick shuttle
Twine the yarn around the stick shuttle. Shuttle over and under each alternate strand in order to weave your favorite patterns. Also, you can have another color of yarn to shuttle nice patterns. White, yellow, blue yarns are used in this tutorial. You can have some other choices. It is very important to weave white cloud pattern by using coarse yarn. You can see the pattern in my video.
Step 8:Cut off every redundant yarn
Fold yarns in half and then tie them under the woven patterns as tassels. Take down yarns from grooves. Cut off every redundant yarn on the top of the pattern and then tie them to a stick. Finally, Trim tassels you have tied before.
I am not sure whether you can fully understand this tutorial. If you have questions, just leave your comment, i will get back to you as soon as possible. Let’s make macrame wall hanging by ourselves .
- Masking tape
- Wood stick
- Emery paper
- Yarn ( In different color, white ,yellow, blue )
- Coarse yarn
- A pair of scissors
- Handmade stick shuttle （flat shape）
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