Warm Up Your Space With a Maine-Made Wall Hanging

The décor equivalent of an exquisite handmade sweater, woven and macramé wall hangings bring nubby beauty to any room.

From the Fall 2023 issue of Maine Homes by Down East
unraveled lobster rope wall hanging by Stephanie Jones Douglass

Scarborough’s Stephanie Jones Douglass weaves unraveled lobster rope, found on the beach, into frilly stripes. 181⁄2-by-12 in., $105.

Nature’s symmetry — flower petals, spiderwebs, butterfly wings — influences Portlander Shea Maritato’s lacy macramé. 12-by-24 in., $20.

lacy macramé wall hanging by Shea Maritato
fiber collage by Lizz Berry

SoPo weaver Lizz Berry’s fiber collage combines raw flax with cotton and wool threads dyed with black-walnut hulls, onion skins, and goldenrod flowers. Hang one or a triptych. 17-by-18 in., $140.

Thomaston artist/weaving instructor Bobbie Ann Tilkens-Fisher’s sculptural merino-wool-roving works evoke land and seascapes. 20-by-17 in., $325.

sculptural merino-wool-roving wall hanging by Bobbie Ann Tilkens-Fisher
mixed-media wall hanging by Halley Phillips

Late-summer evenings inspired SoPo artist Halley Phillips’s mixed-media fantasyland, comprising sunset shades, silk flowers, and handmade clay fairy abodes. 9-by-12 in., $50.

Down East magazine, December 2023

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