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No more bad dreams!
All of these materials were found in my backyard. You can use almost anything to decorate the dreamcatcher: feathers, seashells, vines, leafs, and beads.

Posted by Kristine from U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, United States • Published See Kristine's 14 projects »
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  • How to make a dream catcher. Dreamcatcher - Step 1
    Step 1

    Collect all of your materials. I got all of mine from my backyard and around my house.

  • How to make a dream catcher. Dreamcatcher - Step 2
    Step 2

    Take the grapevine and cut all of the leafs and stems off.

  • How to make a dream catcher. Dreamcatcher - Step 3
    Step 3

    Take the grapevine and bend it into a circle, any size. Twist the remaining vine around itself.

  • How to make a dream catcher. Dreamcatcher - Step 4
    Step 4

    Continue adding more and more vine to the circle.

  • How to make a dream catcher. Dreamcatcher - Step 5
    Step 5

    It should look like this when you are done and should hold quite well.

  • How to make a dream catcher. Dreamcatcher - Step 6
    Step 6

    Using hemp or any other kind of string(I used green hemp for this one), tie a knot. It's hard to tell how much string you are going to need so just cut a long piece, you can always add more on later.

  • How to make a dream catcher. Dreamcatcher - Step 7
    Step 7

    From the knotted part, loop the string over the top and across.

  • How to make a dream catcher. Dreamcatcher - Step 8
    Step 8

    Continue to make these loops about every inch or so.

  • How to make a dream catcher. Dreamcatcher - Step 9
    Step 9

    When you have went all the way around it should look like this.

  • How to make a dream catcher. Dreamcatcher - Step 10
    Step 10

    From here you are going to take the string and loop it through the first loop in the beginning. The knot will be the same thing as step 7.

  • How to make a dream catcher. Dreamcatcher - Step 11
    Step 11

    Like this...

  • How to make a dream catcher. Dreamcatcher - Step 12
    Step 12

    Continue to do the same thing.

  • How to make a dream catcher. Dreamcatcher - Step 13
    Step 13

    It should begin to build up like this.

  • How to make a dream catcher. Dreamcatcher - Step 14
    Step 14

    When you are done, knot the end and cut off the rest of the string.

  • How to make a dream catcher. Dreamcatcher - Step 15
    Step 15

    Add string on the bottom to add feathers and other stuff. I also added string at the top so I could hang up my dreamcatcher.

  • How to make a dream catcher. Dreamcatcher - Step 16
    Step 16

    Decorate the dreamcatcher anyway you want! (I used beads, feathers and swirly vines.)

  • How to make a dream catcher. Dreamcatcher - Step 17
    Step 17

    The dreamcatcher is still fragile at this point. It will take a while to dry, but just hang it up and let it catch your bad dreams.

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Lisa
Lisa · Groningen, Groningen, NL · 22 projects
woah awesome, i made a dreamcatcher once when i was like 11 but i used a too small embroidery ring so it looked weird Tongue but i've never thought of using vines, that's such a good idea!! maybe if i make more they will really catch bad dreams.. i have 3 above my bed already but it doesn't seem to work ;(
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francis gene
francis gene · Las Vegas, Nevada, US · 21 projects
thats soo cool!
and ps, i love your icon =)
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