Macrame Wall Hanging: An Upcycled Alternative

Make a budget-friendly version of popular macrame and yarn wall hangings using upcycled men's shirts! A fun and easy DIY Decor Idea!

Materials Needed

– Men's shirts – Branch – Twine – Rotary cutter

Step 1: Find a Suitable Hanging Branch

I wasn’t looking to make a huge wall hanging so I cut off some modest-sized sticks and took them in to see which one would work. They were all roughly 50-60cm long.

Step 2: Cut your Fabric Strips

Next, I used my rotary cutter to cut out strips from the two shirts I have been upcycling.

Step 3: Loop your Strips over the Branch

I folded over the end of each strip just long enough so that the end of the shortest side got caught in the loop when I pulled it tight.

Step 4: Fiddle and Adjust!

I first started putting the strips on in a bit of a random order but I didn’t love the result. So I took them off and grouped the strips by color and length.

Lastly, all you have to do is attach a bit of twine to either end of the branch and find somewhere to hang it!

Step 5: Attach Twine & Hang your Upcycled ‘Macrame’ Wall Hanging