Macramé Large Plant Hangers

with Amy Zwikel

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5.0 | 11 reviews

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ABOUT THIS EVENT
Event Category

Arts & DIY

Event Overview

You've been dying to learn macrame and now is your chance to create a beautiful, textured plant hanging alongside a professional artist in her home/art studio!


We will begin with intros. Next, I will teach you several knot techniques and help you practice and perfect each one. Using those knot designs, you will create your very own plant hanging design. I will help guide you with designing, knotting and the overall look of your piece. Once your design is complete, you will trim and fray the ends. Everyone will complete their unique plant hanging during class so it is ready to hang the minute you get home! Your finished piece is generously sized at approximately 3 feet long. This workshop is perfect for anyone wanting a fun, creative experience in a charming Chicago gem. Grab a friend and join the group!


TICKET INCLUDES:




  • Enough macrame materials to completely create your plant hanging




  • Choice of gold or silver top hanging ring




  • Printed macrame knot guide to take home




  • Unlimited demonstrations and guidance throughout the class




  • Follow up email with Amy's favorite material resources




  • BYOB!



Minimum age

All ages welcome

What's Provided

Everything is included! See workshop description for full details.

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Amy Zwikel

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Amy Zwikel Studio is a Chicago based art and design studio founded by Amy Zwikel. Amy's mission is to cultivate her creative skills through material exploration and experimentation in order to provide unique, handmade items for your home, your wedding and for you.

Amy was born and raised in the Chicago suburbs, but loves to travel and experience the globes's vast cultural landscape. She currently lives in Chicago's charming Old Town neighborhood.

Amy earned her BFA in Industrial Design from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign in 2007 and went on to become an Art Director at a midsize Chicago marketing agency. Continuing to broaden her artistic reach, Amy earned an MAT in Art Education from Columbia College Chicago in 2011. Amy is currently in her 5th year teaching drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics, digital photography and graphic design at a north shore high school all while establishing herself as a leader in macrame home decor.

EXPERIENCE REVIEWS

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    Mayon Y.
    Reviewed on 07/23/19

    I had a lot of fun in this class! Amy was well-organized, and her method of showing us how to tie the knots and then observing and providing feedback while we tried on our own worked well. We all finished our plant hangers in the two hour allotted time for the class, and I really appreciated having a final product to take home.

    I had a lot of fun in this class! Amy was well-organized, and her method of showing us how to tie the knots and then observing and providing feedback while we tried on our own worked well. We all finished our plant hangers in the two hour allotted time for the class, and I really appreciated having a final product to take home.

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    Alana W.
    Reviewed on 08/29/18

    I really enjoyed Amy's macrame plant hanger making class. She walked through each of the knots with us and was even kind enough to offer us wine. She welcomed us into her home and gave us the tools necessary to create a gorgeous plant hanger. I highly recommend taking any of her classes!

    I really enjoyed Amy's macrame plant hanger making class. She walked through each of the knots with us and was even kind enough to offer us wine. She welcomed us into her home and gave us the tools necessary to create a gorgeous plant hanger. I highly recommend taking any of her classes!

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    Amanda S.
    Reviewed on 08/29/18

    This was a super fun class and Amy is a great teacher!

    This was a super fun class and Amy is a great teacher!

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    Claire M.
    Reviewed on 12/07/17

    This was a GREAT class! I have taken several classes through Dabble and this was one of the best. Amy was a great teacher and the environment she creates in her studio is lovely. She thoroughly explained each step and made sure to give individual attention to every student. It was a great balance of learning and fun! I'm excited to display the plant hanging I made and can't wait to try out additional macrame projects in the future.

    This was a GREAT class! I have taken several classes through Dabble and this was one of the best. Amy was a great teacher and the environment she creates in her studio is lovely. She thoroughly explained each step and made sure to give individual attention to every student. It was a great balance of learning and fun! I'm excited to display the plant hanging I made and can't wait to try out additional macrame projects in the future.

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    Manisha J.
    Reviewed on 12/07/17

    Amy was a great instructor. She took the time to teach us the knots, let us practice, and came around to help individually. I went home with something I can’t wait to use in my home!

    Amy was a great instructor. She took the time to teach us the knots, let us practice, and came around to help individually. I went home with something I can’t wait to use in my home!

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    Samantha B.
    Reviewed on 03/24/17

    Amy was a great teacher! Very informative and patient. I highly recommend this class!

    Amy was a great teacher! Very informative and patient. I highly recommend this class!

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    Sara O.
    Reviewed on 03/10/17

    Such a great class! It was just the right balance of learning and doing and you get to take away something really unique and wonderful for your home. The teacher is super nice and very helpful.

    Such a great class! It was just the right balance of learning and doing and you get to take away something really unique and wonderful for your home. The teacher is super nice and very helpful.

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    Janine M.
    Reviewed on 03/09/17

    Absolutely LOVED this class. Amy was a wonderful teacher, super patient, and just really fun to learn from. My friend and I hit unusually heavy traffic and were unfortunately 30 minutes late. Amy did a great job of bringing us up to speed quickly while still engaging our other classmates. I was surprised how easy macrame is- just like making a big friendship bracelet! Was excited to learn this skill and can't wait to try it again.

    Absolutely LOVED this class. Amy was a wonderful teacher, super patient, and just really fun to learn from. My friend and I hit unusually heavy traffic and were unfortunately 30 minutes late. Amy did a great job of bringing us up to speed quickly while still engaging our other classmates. I was surprised how easy macrame is- just like making a big friendship bracelet! Was excited to learn this skill and can't wait to try it again.

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    Emily F.
    Reviewed on 03/09/17

    I had such a great time in this class! It's nice to do something new/creative after work with some lady friends or to go and make NEW ones! My friend and I planned to go to this class together, we BYOB'd and left with a great piece and a new skill! Amy was a delightful teacher, her instructions were simple, she helped when we were struggling and was prepared with set up, beads, and even a light snack/water! I highly recommend this class!

    I had such a great time in this class! It's nice to do something new/creative after work with some lady friends or to go and make NEW ones! My friend and I planned to go to this class together, we BYOB'd and left with a great piece and a new skill! Amy was a delightful teacher, her instructions were simple, she helped when we were struggling and was prepared with set up, beads, and even a light snack/water! I highly recommend this class!

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    Becky S.
    Reviewed on 10/29/16

    It was a really fun class. Amy is an amazing teacher and I learned a ton. I've since been making my own macrame creations at home!

    It was a really fun class. Amy is an amazing teacher and I learned a ton. I've since been making my own macrame creations at home!

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    Erin S.
    Reviewed on 09/23/16

    Loved the class!! Amy's a great teacher and it was so nice to walk out with a finished piece. The cost of the class was very reasonable.

    Loved the class!! Amy's a great teacher and it was so nice to walk out with a finished piece. The cost of the class was very reasonable.

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