Macramé is back, and whether you’re new to it or you’ve been knotting since the 1970s, you’ll enjoy the terrific styling and photography and the clear and easy-to-follow instructions in Modern Macramé. If you’re still unsure of this “new” trend, spend a little time with this book; its range of projects runs from those that are easy to make to those that are ambitious.
The ultimate guide to creating and styling modern macramé projects in the home from top creative tastemaker and sought-after macramé artist Emily Katz.
Macramé--the fine art of knotting--is an age-old craft that's undergoing a contemporary renaissance. At the heart of this resurgence is Emily Katz, a lifestyle icon and artist who teaches sold out macramé workshops around the world and creates swoon-worthy aspirational interiors with her custom hand-knotted pieces. Modern Macramé is a stylish, contemporary guide to the traditional art and craft of macramé, including 33 projects, from driftwood wall art and bohemian light fixtures to macramé rugs and headboards. The projects are showcased in easy to follow and photogenic project layouts, guiding both the novice and the more experienced crafter in a highly achievable way. Included with every project are thoughtful lifestyle tips showing how macramé can provide the perfect finishing touch for the modern, well-designed home--whether it's a hundred-year-old farmhouse, a sophisticated loft, or a cozy but stylish rental.
About the Author
EMILY KATZ is a creative consultant, interior designer, macramé teacher, artist, and Instagram phenomenon. She has taught macramé to thousands of people around the globe, and created custom installations and projects for Microsoft, Ralph Lauren, and more. Emily has been featured in the Los Angeles Times, London Daily Mail, Buzzfeed, Nylon, Popeye magazine, and Elle Japan, Elle NL, and Elle France to name a few.
“Macramé is back-ramé, and this book is the Bible!” –Jonathan Adler, potter, designer, and author
"Emily Katz is one of the most exciting and talented artists and makers out there today. This book is not only beautiful, but also a practical and hardworking guide that is sure to inspire newbies and experts alike. It’s hard to find a craft book that can also serve as a design book, but Emily has made it happen." –Justina Blakeney, designer, author, and founder of Jungalow
“Drawing on the traditional craft of knotting, Emily Katz elevates macramé to the realm of art, bringing a fresh aesthetic to skills that have been handed down for hundreds of years. Her tutorials are easy to follow and perfect for beginners and advanced crafters. This is a great gift for yourself or others!” –Maryanne Moodie, author of On the Loom: A Modern Weaver’s Guide
Praise for Emily Katz:
"Emily Katz is basically the interior designer we wish was our BFF.... Not only is she a macramé wiz (a hobby we're all about to take up, like, right now), but she also puts together super dreamy rooms and takes insanely rad pics of them when she's done, so you can totally live out the dream over Insta." –Nylon
"Do you know Emily? She's a macramé wizard. Plant holders, hammocks, nap benches: She can do it all and she does it well." –Buzzfeed