Macrame for Beginners - Arnold Library - Community Learning

Arnold Library, Nottingham

Key details

Date -
Sessions Saturdays: 1pm - 3pm
No. sessions 3
Venue Arnold Library, Nottingham
For ages 19+
Group size 5 - 15
Cost FREE - £18

About this course

Macramé is relaxing and therapeutic craft, as it keeps your hands busy and gives your mind time to rest.   


You will learn the basic knots needed to get started with macramé and by the end of the course you be able to complete our own project. 


There is no previous experience necessary to complete this course just a wiliness to have a try


What will be covered on the course?   

  • Within the course learners will gain an understanding of; 
  • Macrame equipment 
  • Macrame knots 

What will learners achieve by the end of the course? 

  • At the end of the course learners will have an understanding of some the equipment & materials available.  At the end of the course learners will had the chance to try one or two projects using their newly learn macrame knot skills  

None of the items are essential but the ones with (*)= recommend to get the best of the course 

  • Materials & Equipment Required: 
  • Macrame cord (*) 
  • Knotting Board/Cork board – a guide how to make one will be included in session one (so don’t go out and purchase one) 
  • T – Pins or holding pins (useful but not essential) 
  • Parcel String is great to practice with, alternative macrame cord, or jute cord 
  • Split Key ring  
  • Curtain ring (depends on project ) 
  • Scissors 

If you have a specific project in mind you welcome to contact the tutor about materials requirements

Booking your place and fee information

If you are in receipt of certain benefits you will be offered the course for free, however if you have a financial barrier which may prevent you from enrolling on the course  please visit our webpage for further information  https://www.inspireculture.org.uk/skills-learning/funding-your-courses/

To secure your place on the course BOTH the following must be done:

  • Complete the EVENTBRITE BOOKING.
  • Complete our INSPIRE ONLINE ENROLMENT FORM for each person attending the course.

You should be redirected to the Inspire Online Enrolment Form after completing the Eventbrite booking.  If you are not redirected, please use the link supplied in the Eventbrite booking confirmation email.

To book and enrol on one of our courses, you must have been living in England and have been resident in the UK for the past 3 years.

Some exceptions may apply if you are living in England with evidence of the right to remain and are from an EEU/EEAU country (completion of a questionnaire will be required).

As we no longer receive funding for our ESFA-funded courses for learners living in the devolved areas listed below, full cost fees would apply to these courses if you live in these areas:

  • Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield 
  • Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
  • Greater London
  • Greater Manchester
  • Liverpool City Region
  • Newcastle Upon Tyne, North Tyneside and Northumberland
  • Tees Valley
  • West of England
  • West Midlands
  • West Yorkshire

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