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Topic: Dnacatcher: the double-helix dreamcatcher. [Pic Obese]  (Read 4140 times)
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PorcelainDragon
« on: May 08, 2009 06:17:35 AM »

So a little story behind this. I'm a very vivid dreamer and one night I had a dream one of my Original Characters gave this "dnacatcher" to one of my friend's characters who is a geneticist. Well When I told my friend about the dream she said if I ever made one she'd buy it from me. Well I had planned to talk details with her and figure out what colors she'd like and my muses said "No, you will work on this NOW!" So off to my yarn stash I went. And thus the project started.

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Progress of the "DNA ring".


Finished ring.


With the webbing. (My favorite part to make)


Dangly charm for the center strand, pre-bake, sand & paint.


Finished charm. Yes, it is in-fact a syringe/hypodermic needle.


Progress of the dangly strands. They are ungodly long at this point.


After trimming them down a bit.


Outside strands are turned to DNA!


And we're finished!


Up-close of the charm.

All in all about 3 hours of work and $1.57 in supplies I didn't already have in my possession. This was so much fun to make! Cheesy
It is currently packaged in a bubble envelope awaiting shipping. Also inside the envelope is a surprise for my friend. I'll edit and post a pic of it once she has it. x3
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« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2009 09:13:49 AM »

love it!

I am i right in guessing it is basically macrame but with the ring instead of the two middle strands?

i really love this!
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« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2009 11:30:27 AM »

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Yeah. Instead of doing the macrame on the two center strands I doubled them up on the ring. :3
Thanks It was tons of fun to make. Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: July 27, 2009 01:12:42 PM »

I love this! I just made my first dreamcatcher yesterday. How did you make it all twisty around the ring?
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