Dreamcatcher Gourd Vase Tutorial

Dreamcatcher Gourd VaseLearn how to make a beautiful vase with a tightly woven dreamcatcher as the focal point from a bottle gourd. This 15 page tutorial is full of large color photos so you can see what steps you need to do next.

You will learn about:

  • Cutting and cleaning a gourd
  • Sealing the inside
  • Drilling the holes for the dream catcher (hole template included)
  • Weaving a Dream Catcher
  • A clean dry gourd of your choice
  • A circle template of the size dreamcatcher you want to make. (I have provided a 4” circle template)
  • Drill and 2 drill bits (3/32” to make the weaving holes and one needs to be a little bigger than your jig saw blade)
  • Small jigsaw to cut the gourd
  • Dust mask or respirator
  • Black Krylon
  • Sandpaper
  • Waxed Linen thread in 3 colors or you can use a thick thread of your choice.
  • Ink dyes or your choice of paints
  • Scissors
  • Embroidery needle
  • Center pendant of your choice
  • Rim treatment of your choice
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