ReformFibers

Macrame Patterns, Wall Hangings, Plant Hangers

Claremont, California

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Announcement    I make Macrame easy! I offer Do-it-Yourself Macrame Patterns and Kits and love to support the Creative/Macrame community. You can see my "How to" videos at youtube.com/reformfibers and on Instagram @reformfibers

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Last updated on May 7, 2021

I make Macrame easy! I offer Do-it-Yourself Macrame Patterns and Kits and love to support the Creative/Macrame community. You can see my "How to" videos at youtube.com/reformfibers and on Instagram @reformfibers

Buy 4 DIY Macrame Patterns and get one free using Coupon Code: Macrame

Please consider signing up for my monthly creative newsletter at patreon.com/elsiegoodwin

Thank you for visiting!

Elsie

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About ReformFibers

Sales 28,294
On Etsy since 2014
Video summary: A quick video about me, filmed In 2016.

Macrame Made Easy

Hi,

I am an industry leader who enjoys sharing about the fiber arts, especially Macrame. I have worked with the likes of West Elm, Sonos, Modernica, Autograph Hotels, Michaels, and many more. I have taught workshops, as team building events, to Netflix, Nike, and Knoll to name a few. I also run a successful Etsy shop with over 27,000 sales.

I work on commissions, offer DIY Macrame Kits, write patterns, and do all of this from home while also being a wife and mother to two young girls.

As a mother, homemaker, and well, human, I understand the importance of creating as a form of self care. I discovered Macrame in 2015 and it opened up a whole new world as I committed to creating for at least 15 minutes a day; sometimes knitting, sometimes crochet, many times Macrame. Looking back, I have knit and crocheted for over 20 years and it has always been a form of therapy, keeping my mind busy, focused, and committed.

Whether you want to find the perfect piece for your home, receive monthly DIY Patterns, create with your own two hands, or talk about a commission. I am here to help.

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Website: Elsiegoodwin.com
Instagram: @reformfibers
YouTube: YouTube.com/reformfibers

Thank you!

Elsie

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  • Elsie Goodwin

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    I am Elsie Goodwin, the working hands behind Reform Fibers. I am a fiber artist, wife & mother of two girls. I have a background in the fashion industry where I spent 15 years working as a buyer in Southern California. 2nd Etsy shop - Online Rainbows

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Last updated on Jan 7, 2021
Frequently asked questions
Can I sell the items that I make from your patterns?

I'm sorry, items made from my patterns, or the patterns themselves, cannot be sold or auctioned. I work hard to differentiate myself in a competitive market and encourage you to create your own unique designs to sell. All of my patterns are copyrighted and are intended for personal home use only. Finished pieces are OK to gift, but never ok to sell. Thanks for your support and honesty and for supporting what I do for the creative community.

I like one of your patterns and would love to purchase the piece already made, can you make one for me?

Definitely, just message me and I can send you pricing.

Where do you purchase your rope?

You can find the rope that I use at knotandrope.com/elsie

What supplies do you suggest for a beginner?

Rolling/Clothing Rack – to work off of
S Hooks – to hang your project from while you work
Scissors
Scotch tape (3/4 inch) – to be applied prior to cutting rope
Small pair or Pliers – to help tuck/weave in loose ends
Rope
Patterns/Ideas

I am a complete beginner, do you think that I will be able to read your patterns and complete a project? Do the patterns include a list of supplies?

Yes, I have seen many beginners complete them successfully. They work best alongside my YouTube videos at youtube.com/reformfibers

Each pattern will include a list of supplies needed to complete the project as shown as well as where I purchased what I used. Please note that I live in Southern California, USA, so you may have to find other resources based on where you are located.

How do I measure out rope for my project? I don’t know how much rope I need, but I want to make a really big piece for my window/wedding/home/friend.

I always advise to work with patterns to familiarize yourself, see what you like about them. How much rope did you need, did you like the size of the rope, could they have been longer, shorter etc. There is no one "fool proof" answer, not one calculation that works every time. The variables that go into deciding on rope length are the size of the rope you're using, the Knot combination you're using and your tension. Every knot takes up a different amount of rope, every size (diameter) of rope will change your outcome and everyone's tension is different. Another option, if working on a piece that will take 48 pieces of rope, cut 8 of them, work your idea of knots & see what overall length that will give you, then dive in and cut the rest.

Your patterns mostly note rope size in inches, can you please help me convert to mm?

Yes, totally.
1/8th inch is 3.175 mm,
3/16th inch is 4.7625 mm,
1/4th inch is 6.35 mm,
3/8th inch is 9.53 mm.

I just purchased a digital download and I haven't yet received a link to download, can you please help me with that?

Downloads are available once your payment is confirmed. If you paid with PayPal or a credit card on Etsy, confirmation might take a few minutes. If your payment is still processing, the "Download Files" button will be grey.

Etsy will also send a download notification email separate from any transaction notification emails you receive from Etsy and/or PayPal. If you can't seem to find it, first, check your spam or junk inbox. If you use Gmail, also check your Social and Promotions tabs. If it’s not there, add transaction@etsy.com to your address book or safe list.

If you have an old email address linked to your Etsy account, you can still access the link by logging into your Etsy account & checking out "purchases and reviews" for a link.

Am I able to download files on my Phone/Ipad/Tablet?

Yes. Sign in to Etsy through a Mobile browser.

Please note that you can't download a digital purchase through the Etsy app at this time. To download a digital file, please sign in to Etsy on your mobile browser or a non-mobile computer.

How do I access a PDF Pattern that I purchased / I realized that I have an old email address on my Etsy account and need to access a PDF Pattern that I purchased.

You can find links to download all past digital orders in your Etsy account.

You will have to sign in to Etsy on a MOBILE BROWSER or a non-mobile computer - The Etsy app will not allow you to download the files.

Steps -

1. Log in to your Etsy account
2. Click on “You” (top right)
3. Choose “Purchases and reviews”
4. Find the order. Click on “Download Files” (to the right of the order)
Note - The file will go to your “Downloads” folders

Downloads are available once your payment is confirmed. If you paid with PayPal or a credit card on Etsy, confirmation might take a few minutes. If your payment is still processing, the "Download Files" button will be grey. If an hour or two has passed without success, please message me.