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Circle String Art Dreamcatcher

Use string and Folk Art Acrylic paint to create this stylish and elegant dreamcatcher.
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Skill Level: Intermediate
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Supplies

Bucilla ® String Creations™ Stitch Blanks - Round, Border Grid
Item #49007
This round, blank slate is just waiting for you to turn it into a homespun masterpiece. With this String Creation Stitch Blank from Bucilla, it’s easy to add a bit of flair to your home decor. This 8” piece is made of laser-cut plywood and has holes sized to accommodate floss and yarn. Perfect for both beginners and advanced stitchery enthusiasts, these String Creation blanks are a part of Bucilla’s enduring legacy of providing the tools to create meaningful, handmade keepsakes.

$5.99

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Calypso Sky, 2 oz.
Item #524
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$1.59

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Wicker White, 2 oz.
Item #901
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home decor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$1.59

Other Supplies
#12 Flat Brush
Paint Tape
14" Wood Embroidery Hoop
1 Yard of Jute String
DMC Floss Colors
Fabric Scraps- 5- 14" Strips
5 Oval Wood Rounds
Electric Drill With Small Round Bit
Large Eye Needle

Instructions

  1. Paint wood embroidery hoop with Wicker White and let dry.
  2. Tape of bottom of each wood round as shown and paint 3 with Calypso Sky and Wicker White. Let dry.
  3. Drill small hole on top of each wood round, thread with fabric strips and tie knots as shown.
  4. String Art- Section off holes into groups of 18, 5 sections.
  5. Using first color, thread needle with floss and insert into first hole of a section. You will skip a section and go into the last hole of the 3rd section. Continue pattern as shown, threading only this section with the first color.
  6. Repeat with the other 2 colors using the same pattern. Thread from the first hole in a section, skip a section of 18 holes, and thread in last hole of 3rd section. Alternating filling in this section.
  7. Repeat with the other 2 colors using the same pattern. Thread from the first hole in a section, skip a section of 18 holes, and thread in last hole of 3rd section. Alternating filling in this section.
  8. Repeat pattern to overlap floss as shown to create star pattern.
  9. Open hoop and insert 4 pieces of white floss as shown, thread that floss through a hole in string art piece as shown on package. Tie to attach to hoop.
  10. Insert end of fabric strips into embroidery hoop as shown. Tighten embroidery hoop to secure dream catcher.
  11. Cut jute into 3 pieces and braid. Attach braided piece to top of hoop to hang dream catcher.
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