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DIY Dreamcatcher

A DIY dreamcatcher will look beautiful wherever placed in your home.

At a Glance:

#6356 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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supplies

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Pink...

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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Lime...

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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Deep...

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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Baby...

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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Camel...

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instructions

Other Supplies

10" Wood embroidery hoop,Watercolor paper, Canvas paper, Wax paper,Flat brush ½", Stencil brush ¼",Assorted yarns; trims and embroidery floss to match your color palette,Feathers, Needle, Small hole punch, Spray bottle for water, Scissors, Pencil, Glue,Paper towels, Foam plates, Water basin

Instructions

  1. To create your paper feathers, lay a feather on a paper towel and apply paint with paint brush. Place paint side down on a piece of watercolor paper. Cover with wax paper and press with your fingers until the whole feather has been printed. Carefully remove wax paper and feather.
  2. Repeat process with additional feathers and different paint colors. Hang on to your actual painted feathers as they can be used in your dream catcher.
  3. Cut out feathers with scissors leaving a slightly rounder section at the end of the feather. Punch holes in end of paper feather to hang.
  4. Lightly trace outside edge of embroidery hoop onto watercolor paper. Spray water onto paper and start applying watered down paint colors for a watercolor effect. Drop some of the paint onto paper for a splatter look. Keep spritzing and applying paint until desired effect is achieved. Let paper dry thoroughly.
  5. Lightly wash Camel onto a piece of canvas paper. Let dry. Stencil words using Medium Gray. When dry, rip the canvas into square around words. Set aside.
  6. Cut the painted watercolor paper into a circle about a half inch smaller than inside diameter of embroidery hoop. Use a household item such as a bowl or plate as a template. Punch holes around edge of paper.
  7. Using yarn, lace watercolor paper to embroidery hoop. Stitch canvas square with words to watercolor paper using floss.
  8. Tie floss, yarn and trims to a length of larger trim and glue across top edge of hoop as shown.
  9. Tie lengths of trim and yarn through holes of feathers.
  10. Begin tying feathers at different lengths to bottom edge of hoop. Attach some of your real feathers that were used to stamp with.
  11. Tie lengths of trim to hoop for added visual interest.
  12. Hang dream catcher on a hook or attach a yarn hanger if desired.

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