Dreamcatchers, woven into a mesh or net, symbolized a good luck charm in Native American cultures, and at present, it seems to be a prominent décor in most homes. For the base, choose a stitching hoop, and you can use a wooden circle, metal or plastic ring, or anything circular. Twine, yarn or wool could be used for making the web, while the embellishments may be simple comprising of a feather and bead or something even more gorgeous. The given tutorials provide insight into the different ways of making a dreamcatcher.
The rainbow-colored feathers make the dreamcatcher immensely appealing. The zigzag arrangement of beads enhances its sophistication to the fullest.
The intricate webbing and simple embellishments make this dreamcatcher a convenient craft for kids.
The simple mesh and less fancy look give this dreamcatcher a traditional look.
Though both the dreamcatchers have just one bead, you could increase the numbers for a fancy look.
The diagrammatic representation here helps you in getting the pattern with ease.
Though it is a deviation from the traditional pattern, the hanging strands of yarn give the dreamcatcher a chic look.
Following the same process, you could alternately choose a wire in place of the t-short yarn for a tree of life dreamcatcher.
Painting the paper plate would help to enhance brightness.
The suede lace wrapped around the wire gives it a rustic look.
Wrapping the popsicle sticks with craft paper or a showy ribbon would make it enticing.
Gemstones or other decorations can replace the beads.
An upcycled wreath would undoubtedly come to use in making this pretty dreamcatcher.
The arrangement of feathers and beads in a row gives the dreamcatcher a modern look.
The wooden stick used as a hoop, the strips of cloth as well as the thick strings, give the dreamcatcher a rustic appeal. You may even attach leaves for a natural look.
You may even make a peace sign dreamcatcher like the one in the image below. Two circles are needed to be made in place of one, while for designing the peace sign, twigs or even strings will do.
You may attach green or red balls below for a perfect Christmas fervor.
You could use vibrant colors for stitching the mandala. The lace hanging below alongside the feathers intensifies its beauty.
Alternately, you could cut a hoop into half to make a crescent-shaped dreamcatcher.
The full white appearance gives the dreamcatcher a serene look.
The chains, charms, and gemstones hanging below give it a boho look.
The colorful ribbons serve as a fabulous contrast to the dreamcatcher’s white body.
If hanging it on your baby’s cradle to ward off the evil eye, then make it attractive by fixing colorful pom poms or balls.
If making one as a part of your Christmas décor, then red or green strings would be perfect for the star.
If making it a part of your summer craft, fix faux sunflowers on the triangle.
These amazing tutorials would assist you in making some pretty dreamcatchers for your hand. It could be a simple traditional approach, or a modern pattern, with a whole lot of decorations. You could even design the dreamcatcher into a necklace or a bracelet, to have a good luck charm with you always.
Published on November 30th 2019 by Miranda Gibbs