|Lizbeth size 20, Mocha Swirl. Two feathers from the family chickens.|
I began by tatting the pattern Meg from the book Tatting Patterns by Lyn Morton. Using that as the very center of the dreamcatcher, I added more rows of tatting until it was large enough to fit into the metal ring. I tried to keep the additional rows similar to the center motif, but basically made them up as I went along.
|The light comes from within the center. The blue wall sends greetings as shadows gather.|
I then tatted a simple loop for it to hang from. After that I added the smaller motif at the bottom of the dreamcatcher and two chicken feathers.
|No chickens were harmed in the gathering of these feathers.|
It was fun to make and my Grandmother really liked it. I think that it was a successful project, and I will probably do another dreamcatcher in the future.
Experimentation and adaption are wonderful tools. Remember to utilize them well to further the potential of your crafts.