Soulful Notions is one of my all-time favorite YouTube Macrame teachers with some of the best online Macrame tutorials. Her calming voice and easy approach to learning new knots and patterns are perfect for beginners. I can’t wait to show you all the gorgeous things she can teach you how to make!
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About Soulful Notions
Looking for a skilled Macrame teacher and some gorgeous free Macrame patterns? Soulful Notions has got you covered! Run by self-taught and talented fiber artist Chasta from Vancouver, Canada, this Youtube creator shows some real skill and creativity with her gorgeous Macrame tutorials.
Luckily, I had the chance to talk to Chasta and ask her about her journey to becoming such a great macrame teacher.
If you’d love to see more Soulful Notions’ tutorials, make sure to check out the other collaborations we did here:
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Meet Chasta from Soulful Notions
What was your process in becoming a Macrame artist?
Hi everyone! My name is Chasta and I’m from Canada. I got into Macrame as a child when I was about 7 or 8 and loved making bracelets, jewelry, and bookmarks. I stopped when I was around sixteen but picked it back up about 5 years ago.
I was looking at Pinterest for some Summer crafting projects to do with my 5-year old daughter Belle, when I found some cute little weavings on sticks we could make together.
We loved it and from there on we began making our own looms on old picture frames and started weaving.
When I wanted to add more detail and knots to our weavings, I decided to add some of the Macrame knots I remembered from my childhood.
I watched one Youtube video that taught me the 3 basic Macrame knots and from that day forward I literally couldn’t stop knotting if I tried.
After that, I switched from making small DIY projects to creating my own Macrame wall hangings and have knotted many different projects since then.
Where did you learn to make such cute Macrame projects?
I’ve actually never followed a pattern or tutorial, other than that 1 Youtube video I watched, so I’m completely self-taught.
Often I’m not even sure if my tutorials are the “right way” of doing things, but it’s how I do it and it works for me! I’m happy that my followers and subscribers let me know the proper names of the knots and patterns I create.
Do you have any tips or advice for aspiring Macrame makers?
My best advice would be to practice…LOTS, and to make peace with untying knots. It’s also important to find your own style. Use tutorials for guidance but try to make them your own and never be scared to take chances with your creative ideas.
Be true to yourself and make what YOU enjoy making, not what other people want to see from you. Always allow yourself the freedom of expression through your art and most of all: enjoy the process!
Are you ready to get inspired? All of Soulful Notions’ video tutorials come with the correct measurements (both Imperial and Metric) included. Keep scrolling to discover her best Macrame tutorials and get started right away!
Macrame Tutorials for Beginners
Just like Chasta from Soulful Notions has shown us, Youtube is the perfect tool for learning how to Macrame. With the ability to pause and rewind instructions, not only can you learn Macrame at your own pace but also for free!
New to Macrame? Check out my Macrame for Beginners Guide to quickly master the basic knots and discover all my best Macrame beginner tips. I’ve also created a Macrame Supplies Guide with all my favorite brands for high-quality cords to make your projects look even more amazing!
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#1 Easy Berry Knot Macrame Heart
This adorable Macrame heart is made with Berry knots and makes for such a cute wall hanging or cute little gift for your bestie!
#2 DIY Macrame Rainbow Coaster
Do you want to learn how to make some super cute Macrame coasters? Then you will love this gorgeous pattern! SImply follow the step-by-step tutorial and get creative with different colors.
Join the Macrame for Beginners Facebook Group!
When you’re just starting out with a new hobby, it can be very beneficial (and lots 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 Cute Pink Macrame Purse
How fashionable is this cute little Macrame purse? Show off your knotting skills and wear this gorgeous Macrame bag with pride!
#4 DIY Macrame Plant Hanger
If you need more space for your plants, this lovely Macrame plant hanger is the perfect solution. Super easy to make so start the video and make your own!
#5 30 Minute Macrame Wall Hanging
This super easy 30-minute Macrame wall hanging is perfect for beginners and will help you practice your square knots!
More Easy DIY Macrame Projects for Beginners
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#6 Easy Macrame Bag Tutorial
Make your own gorgeous Macrame Market bag with this fun step-by-step video tutorial by Soulful Notions. I’m sure you’ll get many compliments when you take this beauty out for some grocery shopping!
#7 DIY Macrame Pods
Make yourself a super cute little pod and add some extra storage for plants, your crafting supplies, make-up or anything else for that matter!
#8 Easy DIY Macrame Keychain
Make yourself a super cute Macrame keychain with this fun beginner tutorial! It only takes 5 minutes to knot this one so what are you waiting for?
And if you would like to see 8 more lovely keychain patterns by Soulful Notions, make sure to check our latest collaboration!
#9 Macrame Tutorial Mail Holder
Store your important documents and mails in this cute Macrame Mail holder! It looks lovely on your wall and it’s functional too. How handy!
#10 Macrame Spiral Plant Hanger
Make your plants shine and create this beautiful Macrame Spiral Plant Hanger. Simply follow the steps in this beginner-friendly tutorial to make your own!
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This cute Macrame Rainbow / Semicircle wall hanging is super easy to make and only uses the square knot. Make sure to subscribe to the Macrame for Beginners YouTube channel for more fun beginner tutorials!