ISSUE 2  |  Salle de Bain

Accessories: Macrame Wall Hangings by Sally England in Portland, Oregon

January 12, 2012 4:30 PM

BY Sarah Lonsdale

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Textile artist Sally England takes macramé to a new level with her hand-knotted ceiling-to-floor hangings.

England, who is based in Portland, Oregon, consults vintage macramé books from thrift stores for ideas; she applies techniques from the past to her own hand-knotted pieces, which have a distinctly modern appeal. England’s oversized pieces can serve as room dividers, wall decor, or even as headboards (our preference). For more information, visit Sally England; her pieces can be ordered through Relish. in Portland; England also accepts private commissions.

Above: One of England’s hangings makes an unexpected headboard; photo via Palace Store.

Above: England embellished this wall hanging with wooden beads; image via Sally England.

Above: A wall hanging on view at Relish in Portland.