Sleek Macrame Planter

with Amy Zwikel

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Event Category

Arts & DIY

Event Overview

Macrame plant hangers are everywhere, yet now is your chance to create one with a modern sleekness.

We will begin with intros and wine. Next, I will teach you how to create a stripe using a sophisticated macrame knot. You’ll have the opportunity to create your very own stripe pattern. I will help guide you with designing, knotting and the overall look of your piece. Once your design is complete, you will trim the ends. Everyone will complete their sleek macrame plant hanger during class so it is ready to hang the minute you get home! Your finished piece is generously sized at approximately 5 feet long. This workshop is perfect for anyone wanting a fun, creative experience. Beginners and advanced students are welcome. Grab a friend and join the group!


  • Enough all-natural, high-quality macrame materials to completely create your piece

  • Several neutral and colorful rope options

  • Choice between gold or silver top ring

  • Printed macrame knot guide

  • Unlimited demonstrations and guidance throughout the class

  • Complimentary wine selection

  • Follow up email with Amy's favorite material resources


"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! 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!" - 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.

Minimum age

All ages welcome

Custom Cancellation Policy

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


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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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