21 Macrame Lamp Shade Patterns and Ideas

Do you enjoy DIY macrame crafts? Or maybe you just love the look of finished macrame projects. Either way, a macrame lamp shade is a great way to add texture and interest to your decor.

Below are 21 amazing macrame lamp shades. We have included both products and patterns.

1. Chandelier Macrame Hanging Lamp Shade Pattern by WhiteOwlKnot

This charming macrame lamp shade will add a Bohemian atmosphere to your room. It would be perfect for a corner area that needs a comfortable lighting option. 

This is a beginner-friendly project. The pattern is easy to follow with clear pictures and detailed instructions. In addition to the pattern, you will receive a vintage self-study guide to learn Macrame Knots and Techniques with basic knots. The lamp shade will hang approximately 21 inches (53 cm).

Chandelier Macrame Hanging Lamp Shade Pattern by WhiteOwlKnot

Find the Tutorial by WhiteOwlKnot HERE

2. DIY Macrame Lamp Shade Tutorial by Marching North

Check out this DIY macrame video tutorial to learn how to make this beautiful lamp shade. If you would rather have written instructions, the artist provides those too. 

The supplies needed to make this macrame lamp shade are a lamp shade, 4 mm single strand cotton macrame cord, cotton string to secure macrame cord to lamp shade, sharp scissors, and a pet brush for fringe.

Find the Tutorial by Marching North HERE

3. Macrame Lamp Shade Pattern by Kitkaboodlecrafts

Here is an eye-catching state piece. It will surely become the focal point of any room. It would be perfect for a table lamp or a floor light.

This pattern is a step-by-step macrame tutorial. It contains 70 photos and instructions on the techniques used. Once complete, the DIY macrame lamp shade will measure about 11.81 inches (30 cm) in length and 11.02 inches (28cm) in diameter.

Macrame Lamp Shade Pattern by Kitkaboodlecrafts

Find the Tutorial by Kitkaboodlecrafts HERE

4. Macrame Pendant Lantern Tutorial by DavidandCharles

Create your very own sophisticated macrame pendant lantern with this tutorial. The shape of the macrame lamp shade was inspired by the open latticework of Moroccan lanterns. It will look beautiful hanging in any room of your home.

It is an easy DIY macrame project intended for beginners and advanced macrame artists alike. The PDF tutorial is in full-colour.

Macrame Plant Hanger Shelf with Boho Lamp Shade

Find the Tutorial by DavidandCharles HERE

5. How to Make a Macrame Lamp Shade – Step by step Tutorial

If you love the boho look, you will love this retro macrame lamp shade. The step-by-step video tutorial will walk you through the entire process. The video is very detailed and explains everything you need to do to have a successful outcome.

The supplies needed include a secondhand lamp shade, 250 yds (229 m) of 3 mm macrame cord twisted, a measuring tape, scissors, a comb, and a 4.5 mm crochet hook.

Find the Tutorial by Crafty Patti HERE

6. DIY Macrame Chandelier Pattern by Blondinkacrafts

This boho chic ceiling macrame lamp shade will add a warm and relaxed romantic atmosphere to your room. You can hand it by itself or install an LED light.

This macrame lamp shade tutorial is 42 pages long. It includes complete instructions and large pictures of the individual steps. It is a beginner-friendly project that is easy to follow.

DIY Macrame Chandelier Pattern by Blondinkacrafts

Find the Tutorial by Blondinkacrafts HERE

7. Macrame Light Shade Pattern by PeloteEtCompagnie

Use this macrame lamp shade to add a beautiful accent to your room. It has a minimalist feel and will help create a relaxed atmosphere.

The PDF download includes instructions in English and French. There is also a supplies list, pictures to make the lamp shade, advice, and tips. It is an intermediate level pattern.

The lamp shade will measure approximately 15.75 inches (40 cm) high and 11.81 inches (30 cm) in diameter.

Macrame Light Shade Pattern by PeloteEtCompagnie

Find the Tutorial by PeloteEtCompagnie HERE

8. Macrame Hanging Lamp Shade Pattern by WhiteOwlKnot

Here is a stunning, airy macrame chandelier. This will definitely add a touch of elegance to your home. It would look amazing hanging over a dining room table or in an entryway. 

This is a beginner-friendly project. The pattern has detailed instructions and many helpful pictures. The pattern calls for 3 mm/0.12 inch 3-ply twisted cotton cord. However, you can also use 3 mm braided cord. The finished macrame lamp shade will hang approximately 37 inches (94 cm) long including the tail.

Macrame Hanging Lamp Shade Pattern by WhiteOwlKnot

Find the Tutorial by WhiteOwlKnot HERE

9. DIY Macrame Table Lamp Shade by Simply by A.

In this free video tutorial, you will see the step-by-step process for creating a DIY macrame lamp shade. The project will create a table lamp shade. However, you can use this design and pattern to create a ceiling lamp shade too.

You will need a small lamp shade frame, scissors, and 3 mm macrame cord. The artist explains how to calculate the length of the cord you will need for your project. The amount of cord will vary depending on the size of your lamp shade.

Find the Tutorial by Simply by A. HERE

10. Shell Lamp Shade Macrame Pattern by MacrameBottles

Make this beautiful shell inspired macrame lamp shade to hang in your summer room or a beach house. It has a gorgeous pattern that truly comes to life then it is lit up. You will receive a lot of compliments on this project.

Shell Lamp Shade Macrame Pattern by MacrameBottles

Find the Tutorial by MacrameBottles HERE

Below are 11 macrame lamp shades that are ready for you to display. If you want to upgrade your decor, but do not have the time to make your own shade, check out these lamp shades. We are positive there is a macrame lamp shade that will look stunning in your home.

11. Bohemian Macrame Light Shade from MacraMadeBySara

This cute little macrame lamp shade would look adorable on a dresser or a nightstand. The boho lamp shade is handmade. It measures 11.5 inches (29.21 cm) high x 8 inches (20.32 cm) wide.

Bohemian Macrame Light Shade from MacraMadeBySara

Find the Lamp Shade from MacraMadeBySara HERE

12. Boho Light Fringed Tassel Bohemian Macrame Chandelier Lampshade from handyaccessory amp

Add a Bohemian vibe to your home with this gorgeous floor lamp. The light kit comes with the macrame lamp shade and the lamp. The lamp is available in three colours: black, pink, and gold.

You can also have the lamp shade made with a different colour. The lamp comes in 3 different diameters: 11.81 inches (30 cm), 15.75 inches (40 cm) and 19.69 inches (50 cm). It is 27.56 inches (70 cm) tall.

Boho Light Fringed Tassel Bohemian Macrame Chandelier Lampshade from handyaccessory amp

Find the Macrame Lamp Shade from handyaccessory HERE

13. Macrame Fringe Chandelier from JuliHobbyTime

The macrame pendant lamp shade is a modern way to decorate a room. The fringed chandelier will add texture and interest. It is a beautiful piece that looks delicate.

There are 4 sizes to choose from: small 23.62 inches (60 cm), medium 31.49 inches (80 cm), large 39.37 inches (100 cm), and extra large 51.18 inches (130 cm).

Macrame Fringe Chandelier from JuliHobbyTime

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14. Bohemian Handmade Macrame Shade Hanging Lamp

Create a soft and warm atmosphere with this Bohemian handmade macrame lamp shade. You can hang it as a decoration or install an LED light. It is an ideal choice for bedrooms, children’s bedrooms, studies, dining rooms, offices, corridors, entrance halls, etc.

The largest diameter measures 11.8 inches (29.972 cm). The height from the upper ring to the bottom of the tassel is 33.47 inches (85.01 cm). The rope length is 141.73 inches (359.99 cm) (adjustable).

Bohemian Handmade Macrame Shade Hanging Lamp

Find it on Amazon HERE

15. Knitting Lamp Shade Ceiling Light

Macrame lamp shades are a great way to accent a room or an event. This lamp shade creates a relaxed feeling that would be perfect in a living room, bedroom, or even at a wedding.

The macrame pendant is durable and made of a quality cotton cord. It measures 9.84 inches (25 cm) in diameter and 15.748 inches (40 cm) in height.

Knitting Lamp Shade Ceiling Light

Find it on Amazon HERE

16. Macrame Plant Hanger Shelf with Boho Lamp Shade

Here is a unique lamp shade that is combined with shelves. This multi-functional boho handwoven macrame lamp shade will brighten any space. It would be perfect for a corner that needs a little extra something.

The piece is pre-assembled and includes all hardware. It comes with a light socket (E26), plug, on-off switch, swag hook, and anchors. The anchor and hook will hold up to 45 lbs. It measures 77 inches (1955.8 cm) in length. The shelves are 11 inches (279.40 cm) in diameter.

Macrame Plant Hanger Shelf with Boho Lamp Shade

Find it on Amazon HERE

17. Bohemian Macrame Light from PIOTEKDESIGN

This macrame lamp shade has tons of fringe. It will add a dramatic effect wherever it is hung.

The shade measures 15.748 inches (40 cm) in width and 11.81 inches (30 cm) high. You can purchase this shade in the classic natural shade or pick from one of the 99 other colours. There are also 5 different styles.

Bohemian Macrame Light from PIOTEKDESIGN

Find the Macrame Lamp Shade from PIOTEKDESIGN HERE

18. Macrame Hanging Lamp Shade with Flower from MacrameshkaUA

This floral lamp shade is made of a natural-coloured cotton cord. The floral design makes this a unique, girly piece.

This macrame lamp shade can be used for ceiling chandeliers, floor lamps, and table lamps. It measures 16.5 inches (41.91 cm) high x 15.8 inches (40.132 cm) wide.

Macrame Hanging Lamp Shade with Flower from MacrameshkaUA

Find the Macrame Lamp Shade from MacrameshkaUA HERE

19. Boho Hanging Pendant Light Cover from Uniport

Brighten up your home with this handmade boho pendant macrame light shade. It uses a timeless bohemian design to compliment any modern or vintage home decor.

Not only is this light shade a perfect accent for your home, but it could also be used in weddings, parties, balconies, restaurants, hotels, cafes, corporate events, and much more.

The macrame light fixture measure 27.5 inches (70 cm) long x 14 inches (30 cm) wide.

Boho Hanging Pendant Light Cover from Uniport

Find the Macrame Lamp Shade from Uniport HERE

20. Modern Macrame Light Shade from SmallWaveArt

This beautiful macrame lamp shade is handmade with natural cotton rope. The unique design will add elegance to your home.

The chandelier comes with cartridge E27, a cord, and a ceiling socket. You can choose between three sizes: 16 inches (40 cm), 18 inches (45 cm), and 20 inches (50 cm).

Macrame Hanging Lamp Shade with Flower from MacrameshkaUA

Find the Macrame Lamp Shade from SmallWaveArt HERE

21. Handmade Lamp Shad from BulutyShop

You can order this macrame light fixture as a desk lamp shade or a ceiling chandelier. This round bohemian lamp shade is elegant and features a repeating diamond pattern.

The size options vary from 7.87 inches (20 cm) to 15.75 inches (40 cm) in diameter. And 9.84 inches (25 cm) to 11.81 inches (30 cm) in height.

Handmade Lamp Shad from BulutyShop

Find the Macrame Lamp Shade from BulutyShop HERE

Are you looking for ways to add a bohemian feel to your home decor? Macrame lamp shades are an interesting and economical choice.

Forget your plain and boring light fixtures. Upgrade the looking of your home and make it warm and inviting with a macrame light fixture. And why stop at one? You can add a macrame lamp shade to every room in your home. 

Here are more macrame projects you can try next: Macrame ShelvesMacrame Shower Curtain Ideas, DIY Macrame Basket PatternsMacrame Table Runners, Macrame Angel Patterns and Macrame Animal Patterns.

There you have it! Enjoy making these macrame lamp shades!