Diane McNabb

Credit: Stefanie Gerber

Owner, Hanging Knots

Maker:

I started making macrame plant hangers in the '70s as a hobby. Back then it was very popular and there were many places selling wood and ceramic beads. After retiring, I decided to pick it up again and started making them using some of the old patterns I have. I love plants and couldn't find any plant hangers that were the quality that we had years ago. My hobby has now gotten out of hand and has turned into a small business. Now, I make them and sell them at craft shows and also on my Etsy website. I enjoy making custom items for people out of different color cord and beads. I love using various cords, such as jute, polyolefin, paracord and cotton cord. I'm hoping to keep this craft alive by introducing it to the younger generations with my small business.

http://www.etsy.com/shop/hangingknots

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