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DIY Dreamcatcher Jewelry

DIY Dreamcatcher Jewelry
Fashion is heading in a more natural direction. Organic clothing is on the up and up, as well as feathers, fur, fringe, crochet, and anything with an earthy feel. To get in touch with your inner flower child, try making and wearing these DIY Dreamcatcher jewelry pieces. You will need: 1 or 2 small metal ringsBlack or colored suede cord, ribbon, leather, or fabric (unless making the earring style, which requires no wrapping)White linen cord (approx 1 yard)FeathersBeadsGluePaperclip Directions (pictures by Burn Out Brite): Begin by taking your suede cord and wrapping it tightly around your metal ring. Tie the white linen cord as close to the suede knot as possible. Once you’ve gone around the entire ring, make your next loop stitch in the middle of your first white linen cord stitch. Keep moving clockwise, finishing a row and beginning a new one until you reach the very middle of the dreamcatcher. Add a bead and tie off the knot.

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