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Time:0h25
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Nice 'n' Simple
This dream catcher will assure you sweet dreams!


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Instructions

  1. How to make a dream catcher. Dream Catcher - Step 1 1

    Take your branch and bend it into a circle. Then tie the ends together with string.

  2. How to make a dream catcher. Dream Catcher - Step 2 2

    OPTIONAL: Use varnish on the string to assure a strong hold. (I like to use clear nail polish instead).

  3. How to make a dream catcher. Dream Catcher - Step 3 3

    Attach new string, and begin looping it completely around the branch. Please note: traditionally, sinew is used instead of string.

  4. How to make a dream catcher. Dream Catcher - Step 4 4

    Pass the string through the first row of loops as shown. Continue this pattern until you are near the center.

  5. How to make a dream catcher. Dream Catcher - Step 5 5

    As you close in on the center, add beads to your dream catcher.




  6. How to make a dream catcher. Dream Catcher - Step 6 6

    Double knot the string when you have about a 2 inch diameter of empty space in the center.

  7. How to make a dream catcher. Dream Catcher - Step 7 7

    Tie string to the bottom-center of the dream catcher, and string beads and/or feathers onto it.

  8. How to make a dream catcher. Dream Catcher - Step 8 8

    Finally, attach a loop of string to the top of the dream catcher, and it's ready for hanging!

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