Are you wondering what amazing things you can make with Macrame? Well, the sky’s the limit! Here are 50 free and unique DIY Macrame projects for beginners to get you inspired!
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What can you make with Macrame?
You won’t believe all the amazing things you can make with Macrame!
Choose from fashionable handbags or earrings, beautiful home decorations such as wall hangings and pillow covers, or functional projects like toy hammocks, plant hangers, and curtains.
Macrame projects for beginners
When it comes to Macrame projects for beginners, the sky really is the limit! And the best thing is, for most projects you only need to know the basic Macrame knots!
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50 Macrame Projects for Beginners
Are you ready to get inspired? Here are 50 Macrame projects for beginners!
#1 Macrame Wall Hanging
With so many different design options to create your own wall hanging, this Macrame project is by far the most popular amongst beginners!
Check out my complete guide on how to make a Macrame wall hanging to learn where to buy supplies such as dowels or cords and get inspired by 100+ free patterns from the best Macrame teachers!
#2 Macrame Plant Hanger
Macrame plant hangers are super easy to make and you don’t need a lot of supplies to get started.
I’ve written a complete guide on how to make a Macrame plant hanger with tons of free beginner-friendly tutorials for you to try!
#3 Macrame Hat Hanger
#4 Macrame Keychains
Macrame Keychains are the perfect project for beginners. Soulful Notions has made many great step-by-step video tutorials to get you started!
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#5 Macrame Feather
Are you looking to make some pretty Macrame Feathers? I’ve listed all my favorite and helpful tutorials for you in this blog post!
#6 Macrame Rainbow
Macrame Rainbows are one of the cutest projects to make and they’ll look great in your nursery and kids’ rooms. I’ve listed 10 of my favorite Macrame Rainbow tutorials for you to try out!
#7 Macrame Owls
Macrame owls were a popular project to make in the sixties but I’m sure you’ll love the modern designs even better.
Learn how to make this adorable famous owl by Poly Tusal here!
#8 Macrame Bag
#9 Macrame Coasters
Save your table from stains and make your own pretty Macrame coasters. Check this tutorial by Curious Craft Studio to learn how to make your coasters come out perfectly flat!
#10 Macrame Earrings
Learn how to make your own pretty Macrame earrings! I’ve listed all my favorite supplies such as Earring findings and the best Macrame cords in my How to Make Macrame Earrings Guide!
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#11 Macrame Mushroom
Learn how to make your own Macrame mushrooms with teacher Chasta of Soulful Notions!
#12 Macrame Toilet Roll Holder
Did you know you can make many different functional Macrame projects to use in and around your home? Check out all 30 handy projects, including a Macrame toilet roll holder!
#13 Macrame Garland
Decorate your fireplace, Christmas tree or nursery with a super cute and easy-to-make Macrame garland. Here are 10 patterns to choose from!
#14 Macrame Heart
Learn how to make a cute Macrame heart (perfect for Valentine) with talented teacher Chasta from Soulful Notions!
#15 Pixel Macrame Flamingo
Are you in need of some tropical vibes? Make this adorable Macrame flamingo and learn how to create your own Pixel Macrame Wall hangings!
#16 Macrame Flowers
Learn how to make beautiful Macrame flowers with amazing teacher Sheena Joy of YouTube channel Simply Inspired!
#17 Macrame Toy Hammock
Make your own handy Macrame hammock to store toys or your favorite Macrame cords! You can find this tutorial plus 29 more functional Macrame projects here!
#18 Macrame Bouquet Wrapper
Wrap your flower bouquet with Macrame and create the perfect thoughtful gift for birthdays and Mother’s Day or use it at your wedding!
#19 Macrame Wreath
Decorate your walls, doors, and windows with beautiful seasonal Macrame wreaths. Check this guide for Autumn and Christmas-inspired wreath patterns!
#20 Macrame Purse
#21 Macrame Mason Jar Covers
Make your home more romantic with these lovely Macrame Mason jar covers. They’re super easy to make and are the perfect low-budget upcycle project for 2022!
#22 Macrame Water Bottle Holder
Think of the environment and bring your own water bottle with you! You can make this cute Macrame water bottle holder by Jamie of SilentKnot to carry it everywhere you go!
#23 Macrame Pillow Cover
Decorate your sofa or bed with some pretty handmade Macrame pillow covers!
#24 Macrame Wedding Arch
Get married in style with a gorgeous boho Macrame wedding arch. Check this post for patterns and more stylish Macrame wedding decor!
#25 Macrame Hanging Shelf
Need some more storage to display your pretty Macrame cords? Build your own hanging Macrame shelf, it’s super easy!
#26 Macrame Photo Frame
Frame your favorite photos with Macrame! Learn how to make your own Macrame photo frame and more home decor items in my latest blog post!
#27 Macrame Bracelet
Many people started learning Macrame by making bracelets as children. Discover new trendy designs and get started with 15 jewelry patterns for beginners!
#28 Macrame Camera Strap
Make yourself a handy Macrame camera strap and show off your amazing knotting skills to everyone!
#29 Macrame Baby Bassinet
Did you know you can make your own Macrame baby bassinet? Discover how in this post with more boho baby nursery projects!
#30 Macrame Dog Leash
Walk your dog in style with a pretty Macrame Dog leash. Learn how to make your own right here!
#31 Macrame Wine Bottle Holder
These cute Macrame wine bottle holders look super stylish in your kitchen and make the perfect gift for friends and family. Learn how to make one yourself!
#32 Macrame Rug
If you’re up for a whole lot of knots, then a Macrame rug is the perfect project for you!
#33 Macrame Air Plant Hanger
Are you proud plant mom? Then you’ll love these cute Macrame air plant hanger patterns I’ve collected for you!
#34 Macrame Mandala
Make your own gorgeous Mandala and discover where to buy supplies in my handy How to make a Macrame Mandala Guide!
#35 Macrame Dolls
How cute are these Macrame dolls? Dan from Habit Made will teach you exactly how to make one!
#36 Macrame Mirror
Mirror, mirror on the wall…who’s the greatest knotter of them all? Learn how to make your own Macrame mirror with Bochiknot Macrame!
#37 Macrame Dreamcatcher
Are you looking for a beautiful Macrame project for your bedroom? Learn how to make a beautiful Macrame dreamcatcher with Vanir Creations!
#38 Macrame Basket
Are you in need of some extra storage for your Macrame cords? Make your own Macrame baskets. Here are 10 free Macrame basket patterns to get you inspired!
#39 Macrame Christmas Ornaments
Did you know you can decorate your entire Christmas tree with cute Macrame ornaments? Check my complete Macrame Christmas Guide for tons of free fun Christmas tutorials!
#40 Macrame Guitar or Ukele Hanger
Make your own cute Macrame ukelele or guitar hanger and decorate your walls with your favorite music instruments!
#41 Macrame Cat Hammock
Does your cat love to help you when working on your Macrame projects? Give them their own pretty Macrame Cat hammock!
#42 Macrame Spoon Hanger
Decorate your kitchen with some cute spoons or wrap them for gifting. Here’s a fun 5-minute project to learn how to wrap items with a spiral knot!
#43 Macrame Curtains
Do you need some more privacy? Learn how to make your own Macrame curtains and many other functional projects!
#44 Macrame Table Runner
Decorate your table with a beautiful Macrame table runner. These projects are perfect for creating a lovely Christmas or Thanksgiving table setting!
#45 Macrame Chandelier
Bring some soft and warm light into your home and make your own pretty Macrame chandelier and lampshades. Here are some free tutorials to get you started!
#46 Macrame Mail Holder
Never lose important mail and documents and make yourself a handy Macrame mail holder! This one by Sheena of Simply Inspired is just perfect!
#47 Macrame Angels and Angel Wings
Learn how to make beautiful Macrame Angels and Macrame angel wings. Here are 14 free tutorials to get you started!
#48 Macrame Bookmarks
Learn how to make your own pretty Macrame bookmark and 9 other projects for bookworms!
#49 Macrame Cow
Have you heard about Miss Moo the famous Macrame cow? Check here how to make her!
#50 Macrame Hot Air Balloon
Learn how to make cute boho baby nursery items like teethers, a hot air balloon, and a cute lion!
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