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Sweet Home Macrame : A Beginner's Guide to Macrame - Casey Alberti

Sweet Home Macrame

A Beginner's Guide to Macrame

By: Casey Alberti

Paperback | 14 May 2024

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Learn the satisfying, on-trend craft of macrame with this accessible reference featuring guides to fibers, supplies, and knots, as well as 12 step-by-step projects.

Whether you're a beginner to soft crafts, looking to try a new craft, hoping to improve upon your existing macrame techniques, a DIYer, or just in search of a beautiful coffee table book, Sweet Home Macrame: A Beginner's Guide to Macrame offers the instruction and inspiration you need to succeed, as well as gorgeous eye candy

Top Etsy seller Casey Alberti is the founder of Sweet Home Alberti, a small business selling macrame items and knotting lessons. In this complete guide to working with macrame, Alberti shares her techniques and showcases her fresh, vibrant macrame art.

Learn about:

  • The supplies you'll need for macrame, including cord and rope
  • How to make the most common knots, such as lark's head, square, and gathering
  • Selecting a color palette
  • Personalizing your macrame pieces
  • And so much more

The 12 step-by-step projects show you how to make gorgeous items such as:
  • Plant hangers
  • Coasters
  • Wall hangings
  • A fruit basket
  • A disco ball hanger
  • Earrings
  • And more

All are done in eye-catching color schemes, such as rainbow, rose gold, black and gold, and crystal, but each item can be personalized to your own favorite colors using Alberti's expert advice.

In addition to the projects and techniques, find helpful tips for forming an artist's community and starting your own business.

Use the online videos from the author, available on her social media, to boost your understanding.

Macrame is one of the trendiest crafts of the year, and macrame items make beautiful gifts, home decor, and more. Learn how to make your own artwork with Sweet Home Macrame: A Beginner's Guide to Macrame.

About the Author

Casey Alberti is the founder of Sweet Home Alberti, a business selling macrame items and lessons, based in the Pacific Northwest. She first learned to create macrame in 2019, and soon found that she couldn't stop knotting and had more plant hangers than plants. Previously a stay-at-home mother of four, Casey started an Etsy shop, and soon, it was thriving. Casey's work has been featured online, including on Etsy. She enjoys the community of artists she's formed and with whom she shares her work and advice for starting a small business.

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