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Macramé For Beginners Workshop (Eco Friendly Shopping Bag)

28th July @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm



Price: €35

Duration: 2hrs

Capacity: Max. 12 People

Suitable for: Adults

Note: Cost includes tea / coffee & biscuits for all students

Dublin Rd Business Park, Portarlington, Co. Laois R32 RPX8


Aim of Workshop

Macramé is a form of textile produced using knotting techniques

In this creative workshop, you will learn the basic macramé knots

You’ll create a unique re-usable shopping bag using recycled cotton rope to take home and enjoy

Note: All materials are provided



This workshop is for beginners & no prior knowledge is required

Most suited to adults

Don’t worry if you haven’t tried it before or don’t consider yourself a DIY person, you will see how easy it is

All courses / workshops take place in a Covid safe environment

Note: All courses & workshops must be booked online in advance


Course Content

Making Your Macrame Shopping Bag


In this creative workshop, you will learn the basic macramé knotting techniques

You’ll create a unique macrame shopping bag using recycled cotton rope to take home & enjoy



All materials are provided, including…

100% recycled 3mm cotton cords

Free tea / coffee & biscuits for all participants

Our expert staff will be on hand to give support & ideas throughout the workshop


This course is hosted by Made.With.Knots



28th July
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm