Did you know it’s super easy to make your own gorgeous Macrame bag? Luckily, it only takes a few basic knots to get started. Here are 15 easy to follow Macrame DIY tutorials to inspire your next Macrame fashion project!

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DIY Macrame Bags

Have you seen all those amazing Macrame creations on the catwalk for Spring-Summer 2020? It got me super inspired to glam up my wardrobe with some fashionable macrame creations and what better place to start than with a DIY Macrame bag!

How to Make a Macrame Bag?

New to Macrame? No worries, it’s actually very easy to learn! Check out my Macrame for Beginners Guide to quickly master the basic knots and discover all my best Macrame beginner tips.

Wondering which Macrame cords are best for beginners? Let me show you where to buy the best silky soft and eco-friendly Macrame cords in every color of the rainbow!

I’ve also created a Macrame Supplies Guide with all my favorite materials like hoops, dowels, and rings to make your Modern Macrame projects look even more amazing!

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15 Easy DIY Macrame Bags, Purses and Clutches for Beginners

Foundations of Macrame Bag Making

If you’re interested in the foundations of Macrame bag making, I recommend checking out the Macrame Bag YouTube tutorials by Macrame Grida first.

This talented and softspoken South-Korean fiber artist is the perfect online teacher and shares all his useful design tips for knotting better patterns and measuring your rope. Make sure to turn on your subtitles to follow along with his instructions.


#1 Easy DIY Macrame Market Bag

This easy to make Macrame Market bag is perfect for beginners and only requires the square knot. Carry your groceries in style and let Emily Faith teach you how to make one for yourself!

#2 DIY Macrame Wallet

This cute Macrame wallet is perfect for a girls’ night out and fancy diner parties! I bet you get tons of compliments from everyone at the table when you show off this pretty bag.

Join the Macrame for Beginners Facebook Group!

When you’re just starting out with a new hobby, it can be very beneficial (and loads of fun) to connect with fellow beginners for tips and positive encouragement.

Therefore I’ve created the Macrame for Beginners Facebook Group: a safe place where you can learn new knots & patterns, ask all your questions, and share your latest creations with our lovely & positive Macrame community. Come and join us, we’re happy to help you out!

#3 Designer DIY Macrame Bag

Add some Italian flair to your wardrobe and learn how to make your own gorgeous designer Macrame bag. Although it’s a lot of work to make this bag, this pattern is actually very beginner-friendly and only uses the square knot.

#4 Round Boho Macrame Shoulder Bag

Make your own gorgeous round boho Macrame shoulder bag and steal the show on the beach in Ibiza!

Shop my favorite Macrame cords

Wondering where to buy affordable high-quality Macrame cords to create your first project? These recycled Bobbiny cotton cords are my all-time favorite!

Not only are they silky soft, eco-friendly, and perfect for beginners but they also come in many different sizes and trendy seasonal colors!

Find the best Macrame cords for your project

#5 DIY Macrame Back Pack

This trendy backpack is perfect to carry your books to uni or to take with you on travels to exciting new places.

#6 Handmade Macrame Clutch

The perfect bag to style with your floral summer dresses! This easy beginner-friendly pattern by Macramade By Cass is too cute not to make.

#7 Macrame Net Bag with Handle

This stylish Macrame net bag is perfect to carry produce from the local farmers’ market and comes with an extra sturdy handle.

#8 DIY Macrame Tote Bag

Need a bag to carry your flipflops and towel to the beach? Then this gorgeous knotted Macrame bag will come in super handy!

#9 Macrame Fanny Pack

Fanny packs are back and this one is super trendy! Never again worry about having your hands full and knot yourself a pretty Macrame waist bag.

#10 Macrame Pouch for Phone

Safely store your phone away with this cute little iPhone pouch by Macrame artist Ganesha macrame art & craft.

#11 Handmade Macrame Wallet

Need more space for all that incoming Etsy-money? Make yourself a pretty wallet and safely store it away!

#12 Small DIY Macrame Bag

This cute DIY Macrame bag goes perfect with any outfit and can’t miss from your wardrobe. Audrie Storme will teach you exactly how to make yours!

#13 Macrame Boho Back Pack

Going back to school? Make your own Macrame backpack this year and show off your amazing talent to your classmates!

#14 Beaded Macrame Sling Bag

This fancy and detailed beaded macrame sling bag is such an eye-catcher and the perfect glamourous accessory for a night out. Let’s start knotting!

#15 Cute DIY Macrame Bag

Last, but not least this boho Macrame bag with fringes by Macramessage is everything! Click the play button to learn how to make yours today.

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15 Easy DIY Macrame Bags, Purses and Clutches for Beginners

Macrame for Beginners

Welcome to my blog macrameforbeginners.com, where I love to teach and inspire you to create your very own Macrame decorations.

Check out these Easy Macrame Beginner Projects to get started and visit my Shop for the best Macrame supplies.

New to Macrame? No worries, it’s super easy to learn! Check out my Macrame for Beginners Guide and learn the basic knots within 5 minutes.

Happy Knotting!

Love,
Marloes

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