OFF THE WALL: WHY WE’RE LOVING TEXTILE WALL HANGINGS

When Ladyland decided to jump on the 1970s bandwagon, I admit I struggled a little: I couldn’t think of anything I could possibly want to try, eat or make. That is until I saw Maryanne Moodie’s Instagram feed.

They seem to be everywhere right now: wall hangings are a thing and they could not be more 70s. But before you decide to hang your Ikea rug above the settee, I have rounded up a few tutorials that might encourage you (and me) to go the DIY route instead.

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THE CLASSIC WEAVE TECHNIQUE, Á LA MARYANNE MOODIE

This is the best thing short of investing in a professional loom. I might keep my Amazon packaging next time!

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By Morganours

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By Honestly WTF

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THE MACRAME TECHNIQUE

It looks pretty simple, it probably isn’t, and there’s nothing dusty about it.

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By A Beautiful Mess

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By A Pair and a Spare

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By A Pair and a Spare

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THE HULA HOOP WEAVE

I am not completely sold on this, but the technique seems pretty fun. And I do have a bin bag full of old T-shirts. Great material for a rag rug!

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By Flax and Twine

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THE LAZY / DIY SHY TECHNIQUE

This technique gives pretty good results, with minimum effort. Just my type!


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By Jessica Comingore 

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FOR THE TOTALLY INEPT: THE ETSY TECHNIQUE

When DIY just won’t do!

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By Himo Art

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By Slow Down Productions

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THE COLLECTOR TECHNIQUE

Finally, you could also commission a piece from one of those pretty awesome ladies (and gent!).

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By Brook & Lyn

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By Erika Sjogren

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