Macrame & Weaving Workshops

Recharge your creativity. Experiment, play, create. Let Melissa guide you in discovering your innate creativity. Everyone is creative! 

Through a series of specially-designed workshops, Melissa will share different ways to express your hidden talents. Her focus is on you. As a passionate artist and teacher, she will help you unleash your unique creativity - this is where the magic happens! During each workshop, we will be hands on, using practical ways to be more creative and learning about creative mindfulness. This workshop is not for artists - it is aimed at anyone who wants more creativity in their life. 

What you will get: 

- unique workshop experiences

- learning new skills through hands-on experience

- handmade pieces using a variety of high quality materials

- guided projects by a passionate full-time artist

- expert tips on how to be creative

- a better understanding and development of your own creativity

- refreshments and sweet treats 

- the opportunity to build new friendships

- small groups to allow for individual attention

Location: These workshops will be held at Melissa's Art Studio in Marrickville, Sydney, Australia.

About Melissa

Melissa is a Visual Artist and has been a macrame addict for many years now, and was the first teacher to bring Macrame Workshops to Sydney in 2014. She has completed large sculptural installations and artworks using macrame knotting techniques. She has a passion for using recycled materials and working within the community.

For more images of Melissa's artwork, CLICK HERE

For more info about Melissa, CLICK HERE

Image of Melissa's art collaboration with Seafolly Australia (left)


Mindful Mandala Weaving Workshop

Learn the art of mindfulness while creating your own mandala circle weaving using hand-selected fabrics and rope. Melissa will teach you how focusing on the moment, relaxing and enjoying yourself, allows  inspiration to flow. You will be shown how exploring mindfulness switches on the brain and your buried creative power. 

What you will make: 1 medium mandala weaving per person to take home (choose from a selection of hand-selected colours of yarn, fabric and rope to weave with), along with your new new crafty skills.

Next workshop dates in Sydney: 

- Thursday Evening 20th December 6pm - 8.30pm CLICK HERE TO BOOK

- Saturday 19th Jan 2019 2pm - 4.30pm CLICK HERE TO BOOK

Cost: $130 per person, all materials included, along with sweet treats and delicious herbal teas OR BRING A FRIEND for $220 (that's a savings of $40!) 

Location: Melissa Carey’s Art Studio, Marrickville NSW 2044 Australia 


CLICK HERE for Melissa's FREE Online tutorial on how to learn the basic macrame knot


How-To-Guide

Learn the basic macrame knots to create your own handmade Macrame Plant Hanger. This e-book contains a detailed DIY guide with step-by-step instructions and images, perfect for beginners. 

Cost: $4.99 CLICK HERE to get a copy

DIY Kit

Melissa has put together Do It Yourself Kits with specially selected materials and colours so that you can make your own Macrame Plant Hangers with guided instructions.

Cost: $30 CLICK HERE to purchase a kit


Macrame Wall Hanging Workshop

This workshop will take you through the basics of macrame, teaching you various knots, measurements and tips, to make your own macrame wall hanging. All materials will be provided during the workshop, which will include lush recycled t-shirt yarn in a modern range of colours to choose from, along with wooden dowel. This is a beginners intensive workshop, suitable for ages 13 and above. 

Cost: $150 per person.

No Group workshops are scheduled right now - please contact Melissa for a private workshop or Subscribe HERE to stay in the loop about upcoming dates and online workshop release date!


Macrame Plant Hanger Workshop

This workshop will take you through the basics of  macrame, teaching you various knots, measurements and tips, to make your own macrame wall hanging. All materials will be provided during the workshop, which will include lush recycled t-shirt yarn in a modern range of colours to choose from, along with wooden dowel. This is a beginners intensive workshop, suitable for ages 13 and above. Cost: $130 per person.

No Group workshops are scheduled right now - please contact Melissa for a private workshop or Subscribe HERE to stay in the loop about upcoming dates and online workshop release date!


So come and be inspired, unleash your creativity, get back to your roots, learn new skills, get your fingers moving, and be immersed in the present moment. After all, that's what craft should be all about! Lock in your next craft session and take time out for yourself, or bring a friend for a unique night out!

To secure your spot, click the date and workshop above, or for any questions: email Melissa art@melissacarey.com.au

Can't see a date you like? Not a fan of big groups? Book in for a private workshop with Melissa


TESTIMONIAL: "It was a pleasure to spend this evening with this creative soul learning the art of Macrame. I hesitated to bring my girlfriend thinking it was a little outside the male comfort zone, I couldn't have been more wrong. Apparently the men get a kick out of tying knots too! So If your short on a partner (or cant coax them along) get a group of girls together, take a break from going on the drink and learn something new!" - Michael. 

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Example of Melissa's own macrame style using hand-dyed cotton rope

Example of Melissa's own macrame style using hand-dyed cotton rope

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