Make your dreamcatcher to sleep gently
The Dreamcatchers are the oddest thing to associate with the Native Americans. Native American legends tell us that at night, as we sleep, the air above us fills with good and bad dreams. The good dreams know the secret paths through the dreamcatcher web and creep quietly down to our heads while we have no idea about it. The evil dream, however, remains stuck in the dream catcher and disappears immediately after sunrise with the first rays of sunshine.
From natural materials you can make beautiful and very individual dream catcher
Dreamcatchers are known in our culture more as decorations that are typical props of the esoteric scene in the company of incense sticks, aroma candles or the jingling of wind chimes.
How to make a triangular dreamcatcher is shown in the first video tutorial
They are neither part of the first nor the second group of people, but have always found these mystical nets special and somehow even magical. Still, you have not seen a single dreamcatcher in your life that has addressed you in one way or another.
In today's article, we offer you the unique opportunity to make your own, very personal dream catcher. And so that he agrees with his original models, we would like to make you aware of the tinkering with natural materials.
The dream catcher lets only the good dreams through, say many Indian wisdom
You can make a dream catcher out of leather, willow branches and feathers and weave your own desires and dreams into the net. In the attached tutorials you will learn the basics about crafting and weaving from a round and a triangular dream catcher. You'll also get a few inspiring impulses for designing on your way. From then on you can trust your imagination and create the most beautiful dreamcatchers exclusively from natural materials and completely free of charge.
Have fun and a good luck!
Pictures and ideas Source: www.puckermob.com
And now to practice:
You can find the materials while walking in the woods and gather your first triangular dream catcher
For a round dream catcher, willow branches are good, because they are very flexible and you can work wonderfully
Tires from pasture can either be bent or simply ordered from a gardener
You can take any feathers and possibly help with color as you wish
You can inquire about the meaning of colors on the net or in the library
Wrap the tire you have chosen for your project with leather, twine or jute and use a suitable adhesive
Once you have spread the fabric around the whole tire, cut off the rest and glue the end to the tire
Make a loop from the fabric and tie it tight - it will help you to hang it up
Now comes the difficult part, which is about weaving the net
Tie a knot on the tire with any thread, with one hand guide and roll over the thread and the tire
With this technique you weave once again around the tire
When you reach the end of the first circle, beat the thread over the first "stitch" and pull slightly in the opposite direction
And because images are more meaningful than any language, look at the same thing in more detail in the following video tutorial!
Still a relatively simple technique, with which you come to the similar result
After the most important part of web weaving is done, you can incorporate any feathers, gems, or whatever comes to your mind and feel the magical spell of the ancient Indians a little closer