How to Make a Dreamcatcher. Edit Article Gathering Materials for the DreamcatcherMaking the HoopWeaving the WebFinishing the Dreamcatcher Edited by Dvortygirl, Brandywine, Travis Derouin, Flickety and 56 others Dreamcatchers originated with the Ojibwe people, who wove these magical webs from willow hoops and sinew.
The hoop represents the travel of giizis, the sun, through the sky. How to make a Dreamcatcher. Instructions for Dreamcatchers. How To Make A Dream Catcher. Presented by… There are a lot of stories about the dream catcher, many of which accompany the dream catchers that we can buy in the stores.
The most common thread among all of the dream catcher stories, is that the dream catcher should be hung in the room in which we sleep: above the bed, on the door, on a window, or as we choose. The other constant is that the dream catcher is to catch our dreams. Some believe that the dream catcher catches bad dreams, before they can come to us, thus preventing nightmares.