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Alison a self taught macramé artist, a lifelong creative and founder of ASTRL Fibres.

After a career change in 2016, ASTRL Fibres was born. Macramé, like life, is a journey, a journey that Alison would love to share with you. Always learning, with research and development her aim is to refine her future practice and become more sustainable with every knot.

An adventurous Canuck who ended up putting down roots in Northern Ireland, now running her small creative business from her home in Belfast. A couple days a week you will find Alison surrounded by a talented community of fellow artists in her studio shop in Born and Bred 


ASTRL runs regular macramé workshops, promoting wellbeing through the craft of making as a group.  Check out Knot Club Workshops for upcoming dates!

Visit ASTRL Fibres' website!

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