1 Wltether used to decorate a window or a wall, RH Teen's ombre macrame
drapery panels (in a set of two) are available in ocean and gray colorways.
All of these techniques are brand new to making macrame
confections laced with semi-precious stones come courtesy of Limassolian craftsman and designer Kleanthis Michael and his Blue Lotus Macrame
company, while Paschalis Panayiotou Veritas Arts will be bringing us handcrafted wood and metal "violins, saxophones, gears, and bird cages to illuminate your space." Marilena Siakola (ballet teacher by day, craftswoman by passion) is exhibiting her Knitworx brand: a delightful mixture of hats, scarves, handwarmers, infinity scarves, bags, wool games, jewellery.
Some of the major fashion brands exhibiting at the Eid Souk are HSY, Zaheer Abbas, Wardha Saleem, The PinkTree Company, Alkaram, Lulusar, Boheme by Kanwal, Tarzz, Macrame
, SNL by Sofia Naveed Lari, Dilara, Anum Jung, Chaap Tilak, Zubia Motiwala, Z.S Textiles, Silver Linings, Threads and Motifs and many more.
The collection entails of dresses, pants, jumpsuits and evening gowns with hints of lace, hand embroideries, and macrame
which is a Sobti trademark.
But I also started her own businesses--an art gallery and wholesale macrame
business and designed, created and sold jewelry.
For retail shopping, there is Gadget Bazaar, Gysma's African Style, Nepali Clothing & Cosmetics, Moonlady Arts & Crafts, Julienne Boutique, Macrame
by Nadeen, and Zigma Naturals.
8/ HAND-KNOTTED MACRAME
POUF 24" diameter, 14" high, in grey, $199; rhteen.com.
The collection embodied the notion of intrinsic textiles and textures, which was accentuated with contemporarised Indian embroideries, macrame
knotting and surface ornamentation techniques such as metal work, inverted diamond smocking, gold embroidery using aari and zardozi and three-dimensional texturising.
Fiber artist Fanny Zedenius had been a lifelong crafter by the time she fell in love with macrame
, or "creative knotting," as she refers to it in Macrame
(Quadrille, $16.99, 143 pages, ISBN 9781849499408).