Tom's love for macramé started as a boy at summer camp where they learned the basic techniques of knotting and weaving during Arts and Crafts. Over the years, he honed his skills and experimented with different materials and styles, developing a unique and recognizable aesthetic.
Today, Tom resides in Stockholm, Sweden, where he continues to create beautiful and intricate macramé pieces. His works have received numerous accolades for his unique designs and creativity in the art of macramé.
Through his dedication and creativity, Tom has become a true ambassador for the craft of macramé, inspiring and influencing artists and enthusiasts around the world.
His favorite projects these days are macramé curtains and doorways. Macramé curtains can be used to add a bohemian or vintage touch to any room and can be made in a variety of styles and sizes to fit different window and door frames. He often places soft, indirect lighting or a string of soft led Christmas lights behind the curtains to add a touch of practicality and subtly draw attention to them.
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Tom prefers using synthetic fibers because, one, it is much more gentle on one's hands and, two, the shiny effect of the material can give the project a higher level of elegance and beauty.
- Macramé curtains and doorways customized with different knotting techniques and embellishments can create truly unique and personal works of art.
- Wall hangings are a popular use of macramé. It is actually fun to create beautiful and intricate wall hangings. These can be made in various sizes and styles to add a unique and personal touch to any room. In his collection, there are several created on wooden frames adding "String Art" to the project.
- Plant hangers are probably the most popular items created with macramé. These are used to display potted plants and add a touch of elegance to your space.
- Lampshades and other types of home decor of macramé can be used to create a variety of items that add texture and interest to any space.
- Accessories: Macramé can also be used to create other fashion accessories, such as belts, bags, and headbands.
These are just a few examples of the many uses Tom fines for macramé. The possibilities are truly endless, limited only by your creativity and imagination!