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let's make some
Can't make a Live Online Workshop?  
Check out our Exclusive DIY Naturally Dyed Plant Hangers Kits 
+ Learn at your own pace
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NEW DATES ADDED! 

Perfect for Beginners

Join me in making a gorgeous piece of living art - a Macrame Plant Hanger with your choice of Aquariust Exclusive Naturally Dyed Materials

In this Online Workshop, you will receive personalized attention + instruction on how to begin + continue your fiber art practice, as well as choose between a selection of Naturally Dyed Fibers hand dyed by Bethany, Founder + Primary Artist at The Aquariust!

This class has limited spaces + tends to sell out, all materials are included + will be handled with the utmost sanitation + delivered to your door!

This is not a webinar, it is a live class with lots of hands on instruction to guide + inspire you in creating a beautiful piece of living art. 

This class is online + is Pay What You Can, to continue to provide accessibility during this quarantine period + remind everyone that art + togetherness are still available to us all! 

You will receive detailed instruction + encouragement while learning the wrap knot, square knot, helix, + how to make a 3D Macrame Basket to snuggle your favorite ceramic.  This class is BYOP (bring your own pot) so make sure to have one one hand for class.  Check Out our Custom Ceramics from Golden Day Artworks in our Aquariust shop here or use your favorite pot from your home!

Choose either: Avocado Dyed Dusty Pink, Indigo + White Color Melt, Turmeric Dyed Sunshine Yellow, or White (see photos for selection)

-If you are outside of Austin, TX, make sure to book at least 7 days in advance to ensure your delivery arrives in time for class!

-Please ensure that you have a good internet connection + that you can use a device that can be adjusted throughout class (adjusting your laptop/iPad/phone camera up, down, etc. throughout class)

I can’t wait to celebrate accessible art, Natural Dye, + creativity with y’all very soon, reserve your spot as this class tends to sell out!

A portion of sales from this class will be donated to the NAACP

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Perfect for beginners! Encouraging + Inclusive Guidance in this Live Online Workshop

 

Learn Macrame Weaving with Natural Ivory or Avocado Pink Fibers!

 

Pay Whatever - Art is Accessible, Let's Make Some

Join us for this limited series Online Workshop to create a Macrame Wall Hanging with Aquariust Exclusive Avocado Dyed or Natural Ivory Materials hosted + taught by The Aquariust!

All of your Macrame materials are included when you reserve your spot + will be handled with the utmost sanitation + delivered to your door!

 

Your materials will be hand cut + dyed by Bethany, Founder + Primary Artist at The Aquariust

 

This class has very limited spots + tends to sell out, early reservations are encouraged

Your Choice of Beautiful Fibers!

In this class, you will learn the Macrame hand weaving basics + how to utilize them in different ways to create a world of fiber art. You will finish class with a beautiful handwoven Wall Hanging to Adorn + Adore

This is a live class not a webinar, in this class, where you will receive personalized attention + instruction on how to begin + continue your fiber art practice!

We will focus on the Larks Head, Square Knots, Spiral Helix, Layering, Color Design, + other techniques to explore your fiber art practice throughout class! 

This class is LIVE Online + is Pay What You Can, to continue to provide accessibility during this quarantine period. Accessibility is a cornerstone of our practice at The Aquariust along with sustainable + beautiful handmade goods - learn more about our Aquariust Designed Customizable Commerce model here

If you are outside of Austin, TX, make sure to book at least 7 days in advance to ensure your delivery arrives in time for class!

Please ensure that you have a good internet connection + a device with a camera that can be pointed towards your project throughout class! 

A portion of sales from this class will be donated to the The Trevor Project

**Second Date Added Due to Popular Demand**

 

Perfect for Beginners!  

Join me in making a gorgeous piece of living art - a Macrame Plant Hanger with your choice of Aquariust Exclusive Naturally Dyed Materials

In this Online Workshop, you will receive personalized attention + instruction on how to begin + continue your fiber art practice, as well as choose between a selection of Naturally Dyed Fibers hand dyed by Bethany, Founder + Primary Artist at The Aquariust!

This class has limited spaces + tends to sell out, all materials are included + will be handled with the utmost sanitation + delivered to your door!

This is not a webinar, it is a live class with lots of hands on instruction to guide + inspire you in creating a beautiful piece of living art. 

This class is online + is Pay What You Can, to continue to provide accessibility during this quarantine period + remind everyone that art + togetherness are still available to us all! 

You will receive detailed instruction + encouragement while learning the wrap knot, square knot, helix, + how to make a 3D Macrame Basket to snuggle your favorite ceramic.  This class is BYOP (bring your own pot) so make sure to have one one hand for class.  Check Out our Custom Ceramics from Golden Day Artworks in our Aquariust shop here or use your favorite pot from your home!

Choose either: Avocado Dyed Dusty Pink, Indigo + White Color Melt, Turmeric Dyed Sunshine Yellow, or White (see photos for selection)

-If you are outside of Austin, TX, make sure to book at least 7 days in advance to ensure your delivery arrives in time for class!

-Please ensure that you have a good internet connection + that you can use a device that can be adjusted throughout class (adjusting your laptop/iPad/phone camera up, down, etc. throughout class)

I can’t wait to celebrate accessible art, Natural Dye, + creativity with y’all very soon, reserve your spot as this class tends to sell out!

A portion of sales from this class will be donated to the NAACP

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Pom Poms + Tassels brighten any space + how much do we need that right now while we are all spending time in our homes?

We're excited to team up with Slow North to offer this Poms + Tassels Mini Garland Online Workshop with Bethany, Founder + Primary Artist at The Aquariust!

This is a live workshop, not a webinar, with personalized attention + guidance the entire duration of class

Limited spots available + this workshop does sell out, reserve your spot here

 

In this workshop you will:

  • Make your own pom pom maker

  • Learn Pom Pom Techniques Tips + Tricks

  • Create Handmade Fiber Tassels

  • Play w/ color blocking skills + develop your project design aesthetic

  • Create + assemble a Poms + Tassels Mini Garland

  • Gain skills + techniques to continue this creative practice beyond class

  • Receive plenty of materials so you can practice your color blocking skills + build your final project

  • BYOS (bring your own scissors). Scissors need to be SHARP SHARP SHARP, fiber/fabric scissors are best or very sharp snippers work too! 

 

All garland materials are included for this class! Your materials kit will be packaged using gloves + the highest sanitary practices + will be delivered to your door.

Have a great internet connection + please make sure that you have sharp scissors at home to use! If you need us to recommend a pair, just let us know! 

Please book this workshop at least 5 days in advance if you are outside of the Austin area so that we can ensure that you receive your kit

A portion of sales from this class will be donated to the ACLU

Perfect for beginners!

 

Join us for this limited series Online Workshop to create a Macrame Wall Hanging with Aquariust Exclusive Avocado Dyed Materials hosted by Slow North

All of your Macrame materials are included when you reserve your spot + will be handled with the utmost sanitation + delivered to your door! Your materials will be hand dyed by Bethany, Founder + Primary Artist at The Aquariust

This class has very limited spots + tends to sell out, early reservations are encouraged!

In this class, you will learn the Macrame hand weaving basics + how to utilize them in different ways to create a world of fiber art. You will finish class with a beautiful Blush Pink handwoven Wall Hanging naturally dyed at The Aquariust

This is a live class not a webinar, in this class, where you will receive personalized attention + instruction on how to begin + continue your fiber art practice!

We will focus on the Larks Head, Square Knots, Spiral Helix, Layering, Color Design, + other techniques to explore your fiber art practice throughout class! 

This class is Online + is Pay What You Can, to continue to provide accessibility during this quarantine period. Accessibility is a cornerstone of our practice at The Aquariust along with sustainable + beautiful handmade goods

If you are outside of Austin, TX, make sure to book at least 7 days in advance to ensure your delivery arrives in time for class!

Please ensure that you have a good internet connection + a device with a camera that can be pointed towards your project throughout class! 

**If you prefer white cord to the pink, you can request this as well upon purchasing your ticket**

A portion of sales from this class will be donated to the The Trevor Project

PREVIOUSLY FEATURED WORKSHOPS
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Join us for this limited series live Online Workshop where you will be making a Macrame Wall Hanging with Aquariust Exclusive Avocado Dyed Materials

 

All of your macrame materials are included when you reserve your spot + will be handled with the utmost sanitation + delivered to your door! Your materials will be hand dyed by Bethany, Founder + Primary Artist at The Aquariust

 

This class has very limited spots + tends to sell out, early reservations are encouraged.

In this class, you will learn the macrame hand weaving basics + how to utilize them in different ways to create a world of fiber art. You will finish class with a beautiful Blush Pink handwoven wall hanging

 

This is a live class not a webinar, in this class, where you will receive personalized attention + instruction on how to begin + continue your fiber art practice! We will focus on the Larks Head, Square Knots, Spiral Helix, Layering, Color Design, + other techniques to explore your fiber art practice throughout class! 

 

​This class is Online + is Pay What You Can, to continue to provide accessibility during this quarantine period. Accessibility is a cornerstone of our practice at The Aquariust along with sustainable + beautiful handmade goods

 

This Class Sells Out + has limited spots!

 

​If you are outside of Austin, TX, make sure to book at least 5 days in advance to ensure your delivery arrives in time for class!

 

Please ensure that you have a good internet connection + a device with a camera that can be pointed towards your project throughout class! 

 

**If you prefer white cord to the pink, you can request this**

LIMITED SERIES!
Indigo Macrame 
Plant Hanger
Online Live Workshop
HOSTED BY SLOW NORTH
June 14 *SOLD OUT*
Pay What You Can
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Join Slow North in hosting The Aquariust for a special limited series Indigo Macrame Plant Hanger Online Workshop!

 

In this class, we will be making a gorgeous piece of living art, a Macrame Plant Hanger with Aquariust Exclusive Indigo Shibori Cotton Fibers.

 

This class has limited spaces, all materials are included + will be handled with the utmost sanitation + delivered to your door!

 

In this Online Workshop, you will receive personalized attention + instruction on how to begin + continue your fiber art practice!  This is not a webinar, it is a live class with lots of hands on instruction to guide + inspire you in creating a beautiful piece of living art. 

This class is online + is Pay What You Can, to continue to provide accessibility during this quarantine period + remind everyone that art + togetherness are still available to us all! 

 

You will receive detailed instruction + encouragement while learning the wrap knot, square knot, helix, + how to make a 3D Macrame Basket to snuggle your favorite ceramic.  This class is BYOP (bring your own pot) so make sure to have one one hand for class.

-If you are outside of Austin, TX, make sure to book at least 5 days in advance to ensure your delivery arrives in time for class!

-Please ensure that you have a good internet connection + that you can use a device that can be adjusted throughout class (adjusting your laptop/iPad/phone camera up, down, etc. throughout class)

 

-If there are more than one students in one location, each student will need to have their own device that can be positioned towards their work! 

 

We can’t wait to celebrate accessible art, Natural Dye, + creativity with y’all very soon, reserve your spot as this class tends to sell out!

Learn more about Slow North's offerings + programs here! 

Pom Poms + Tassels just make you happy, right? Learning how to make them from scratch + color block them for a beautiful one of a kind aesthetic is so much fun 

 

We’re excited to offer this workshop Live Online with Bethany, Founder + Primary Artist at The Aquariust! 

 

In this workshop, you will learn how to make your own pom pom maker, how to Weave + Color Block your handmade Pom Poms + Tassels, + how to put them all together to create a custom Key Charm!

 

All materials are included for this class!  Your materials kit will be packaged using gloves + the highest sanitary practices + will be delivered to your door. Please make sure that you have sharp scissors at home to use!  If you need us to supply some, please let us know!

 

Please book this workshop at least 5 days in advance if you are outside of the Austin area so that we can ensure that you receive your kit!  If you are in the Austin area, we can drop this off right at your door, outside of Austin we will ship it to you!  If, for any reason, your kit does not arrive in time, no worries, we will set up a personal lesson for you! 

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MACRAME
WALL
HANGING
hosted by CRAFT
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If you've been wanting to explore Macrame haven’t known where to start, this Online Macrame Wall Hanging Workshop is for you


Bethany, founder + primary artist at The Aquariust, will share how to set up your own macrame station at home, offer guidance for supplies + macrame inspiration, and lead + encourage you in learning basic + most common knots for you to create your own unique fiber art piece. You'll create a beautiful wall hanging and you'll gain the knowledge + encouragement to continue your fiber art practice

 

All materials for this Online Workshop are included!  Your materials kit will be packaged using gloves + the highest sanitary practices + will be delivered to your door

 

Please book this workshop at least 5 days in advance if you are outside of the Austin area so that we can ensure that you receive your kit!  If, for any reason, your kit does not arrive in time, no worries, we will set up a personal lesson for you! 


In this workshop you will:


- Learn the lark's head, square knot + sinnets, helix, closed + open weaving, and how to put it all together to create a beautiful one of a kind piece! 

 

-Receive personalized guidance to make a Macrame Wall Hanging


- Learn about the materials, set up, + any guidance you need to continue your macrame practice at home

 

-Be provided with a syllabus + patterns to use during class + to continue your macrame practice beyond this workshop

 

Learn more about Bethany + The Aquariust here

 

Learn more about CRAFT here

MACRAME

PLANT HANGER

hosted by CRAFT

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If you've been wanting to explore Macrame + love your plant babes but haven’t known where to start, this Online Macrame Plant Hanger Workshop is for you


Bethany, founder + primary artist at The Aquariust, will share how to set up your own macrame station at home, offer guidance for supplies + macrame inspiration, and lead + encourage you in learning basic + most common knots for you to create your own unique living art piece

 

You'll create a beautiful Plant Hanger and you'll gain the knowledge + encouragement to continue your fiber art practice beyond this workshop!

 

Your macrame materials kit will be packaged using gloves + the highest sanitary practices + will be delivered to your door

 

This class is BYOP (Bring your own pot!) So make sure to have a pot from your house ready to customize your plant hanger for! If you’d like a Custom Aquariust x Golden Day Ceramics pot, please check out the selection in Bethany’s online shop here

Please book this workshop at least 5 days in advance if you are outside of the Austin area so that we can ensure that you receive your kit!  If you are in the Austin area, we can drop this off right at your door, outside of Austin we will ship it to you!  If, for any reason, your kit does not arrive in time, no worries, we will set up a personal lesson for you! 


In this workshop you will:


- Learn the Straight Wrap/Arc Wrap, square knot + sinnets, helix,  and how to put it all together to create a beautiful one of a kind living art piece

 

-Receive personalized guidance to make a Macrame Plant Hanger


- Learn about the materials, set up, + any guidance you need to continue your macrame practice at home

 

-Be provided with a syllabus + patterns to use during class + to continue your macrame practice beyond this workshop

 

Learn more about Bethany + The Aquariust here

 

Learn more about CRAFT here

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Join me for a special Mother's Day Online Macrame Class with your mama or just with your sweet self! In this class, we will be making a Macrame Wall Hanging with Aquariust Exclusive naturally dyed fringe.  All materials are included + will be handled with the utmost sanitation + delivered to your door!

In this class, you will learn the macrame hand weaving basics + how to utilize them in different ways to create a world of fiber art.  You will finish class with a beautiful handwoven wall hanging

In this class, you will receive personalized attention + instruction on how to begin + continue your fiber art practice!

This class is online + is Pay What You Can, to continue to provide accessibility during this quarantine period

-If you are outside of Austin, TX, make sure to book at least 5 days in advance to ensure your delivery arrives in time for class!

-Please ensure that you have a good internet connection + your own device to access class!

MACRAME
CHANDELIERS
Advanced Online Workshop Three Session Series
Limited Spaces
Pay in Portions +
Sliding Scale Pricing
September Dates Coming Soon!

If you have taken a Macrame Class from me, or used my DIY KIT, or are familiar on your own with the Square Knot technique + are wanting to further explore your fiber art practice + create a statement piece, this workshop is designed for you!

In This Online Workshop You Will:

  • Create a beautiful 2.5 Foot Handwoven Macrame Chandelier!

  • Be provided all fiber + hardware materials to create your piece

  • Attend (3) 2.5 Hour Sessions to create + explore your Macrame Chandelier Statement Piece w/ personalized attention + instruction in an Online Group or Private Online Workshop Setting

  • Be provided (2) optional 1 hour "Office Hour" Sessions outside of class to expand on what we learned in class/get further personalized attention on your project

  • Be provided practice fibers, video tutorials, + regular correspondence to learn new techniques + explore your craft

  • Receive your Materials Kit delivered right to your door, handled with the utmost sanitation + care + delivered free of charge

  • Use + learn the following knots + techniques: Pine Tree Sinnet, Single Larks Head Suspension/Vertical Hoop Suspension Double Half Hitch, Vertical Weaving, Diagonal Half Hitch, Levelling, Straight Wraps, Square Knots, Macrame Massage, Fiber Stretching

  • Will have enough time + care to practice your fiber art with live troubleshooting + personalized guidance

  • Learn how to secure a light kit into your piece + be provided with information regarding my favorite light kits (these can be hung with or without a light kit, light kits can be procured by me for your kit only upon request, otherwise go lightless or BYOLK - bring your own light kit haha)

  • Will receive a detailed syllabus + Pattern - of which you can use in the future to replicate this project

  • Will have the option to procure a second set of Cut + Dyed (optional) materials post-class to recreate this project on your own if you so wish

  • Start + Finish your project in this Workshop!

  • Expand your fiber art practice + have ample time to hone your craft

SLIDING SCALE PRICING + PAY IN PORTIONS AVAILABLE

  • NATURAL IVORY FIBERS + HARDWARE

$125-195

  • NATURALLY DYED FIBERS + HARDWARE


$175-245

Hand Dyed by Bethany, Founder + Primary Artist at The Aquariust

Pigment Choices: Avocado Pink, Turmeric Yellow, Indigo (Dark or Light), Indigo/White Color Melt

 

Custom Colors Available Upon Request

The Aquariust is practicing our Customizable Commerce model during COVID + beyond, to reflect the change in resources for so many of us.  This means Pay Whatever Beginners Workshops, Sliding Scale Pricing, + Pay in Portions Options. Further financial assistance can be arranged if needed, please contact us to inquire!

  • This class has limited spots + does tend to fill up, if the dates you request are full, we can put you first in line for the next round! 

Austin, Texas

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