MACRAME Hoop Wall Hangings & Wine

with Amy Zwikel

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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 hoop wall hanging alongside a professional artist in her home art studio!


We will begin with intros and wine. Next, I will teach you several knot techniques and help you practice and perfect each one. Using those knots, you will create your very own wall 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 very own wall hanging during class so it is ready to hang the minute you get home! Your finished piece is sized at approximately 6" wide by 24" long. This workshop is perfect for anyone wanting a fun, creative experience. Grab a friend and join the group!


TICKET INCLUDES:



  • Enough macrame materials to completely create your wall hanging

  • Choice between silver or gold hoop

  • Printed macrame knot guide to take home

  • Unlimited demonstrations and guidance throughout the class

  • Complementary wine selection

  • Follow up email with Amy's favorite macrame material resources


Workshop tickets are nonrefundable. If necessary, you can transfer your ticket into someone else's name.


TESTIMONIALS:


"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." - Sara O.


"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 sipped wine 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 and even a light snack/water! I highly recommend this class!" - Emily F.


"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." - Erin S.

What's Provided

All materials are included. Please see the full description above for details.

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Amy Zwikel

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Amy Zwikel is a Chicago based artist who's mission is to cultivate her creative skills through material exploration and experimentation in order to provide unique, macrame focused artwork and experiences for the modern free spirit.

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 Roscoe Village 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 in her 6th year teaching drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics, digital photography and graphic design at a nearby high school.

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