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Course overview

Places are still available on this course - please register your interest.

This course is intended to provide you with an opportunity to learn about the skills in macrame, a traditional method of knotting cord and create amazingly beautiful pieces for your home, including wall hangings, plant hangers, and accessories. 

During this course you will:

  • explore traditional skills in macrame and simple knotting techniques to produce patterned textiles
  • experiment using a variety cords and materials to create textures, colours and patterns
  • practice macrame knots and techniques to develop own personalised designs
  • create a beautiful macrame craft piece for the home or for a gift, for example a plant hanger or creative wall hang

The sessions will provide an opportunity for you to practice new techniques and skills in a supportive environment. 

Before the course begins, the tutor will contact you to confirm a place and check for any support needs to ensure that the course is suitable for you. We will endeavour where possible to meet your needs.

All materials and equipment will be provided on this course.

Session details

We understand it can be difficult for you to take the first steps and try something new so on the first day of the course, our friendly tutor will talk to you about the course and offer some useful information and advice.

Eligibility criteria

Learners must be aged 19 or over from 1st August 2022

Unfortunately you will not be eligible to enrol on this course if you live in Wolverhampton, Walsall, Sandwell, Dudley, Solihull or Birmingham.

The course is FREE for those who are eligible to enrol on the course.


Venue and accessibility

If you have any Covid symptoms please let your tutor know and do not attend your class until you feel better

Randlay Community Centre,
Local Centre Randlay Avenue,
Randlay, Telford






What to Do Next

At the end of the course, the tutor will help and advise you on your next steps into further learning or work opportunities. You can also search for more courses on Learn Telford which we regularly update with details of new courses throughout the year.

We offer a wide range of short taster courses you can try in community centres around Telford and, when you feel ready to take your learning further, we can offer you an opportunity to join an accredited course and help you gain a qualification.

For learners looking for work or who want a change in career, we can offer you advice to guide you in the right direction and opportunities to gain qualifications in English and maths in Functional Skills and ESOL up to Level 2.

For enquiries contact:

Opening Hours 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday

Telephone: 01952 382888

Email: support@learntelford.ac.uk

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