See Snaps from Line & Label’s DIY Dreamcatchers Workshop

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Dreamcatchers in progress at Line & Label. Photo by Michelle Christina Larsen

Manhattan Avenue’s hip boutique Line & Label held a successful first Dreamcatchers Workshop at the end of last month, and we stalked around the work table to snap pics of our local DIY lovers making their own beautiful creations.

For $50, attendees were given instructions and a wide array of materials to experiment with including leather, feathers, beads and fringe. The resulting dreamcatchers varied in color, size and decoration. “We were truly impressed with everyone’s finished piece, and so happy everyone finished in time too,” says founder Kate O’Riley on the boutique’s website.

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The next workshop will be held on September 15th, 2016. Keep your eye on Greenpointers for details!

About Michelle Christina Larsen

Michelle Christina Larsen is a writer, designer and DIY addict living in North Brooklyn. With half of her family hailing from Greenpoint, the neighborhood holds a special place in her heart. She's been an avid reader and contributor to Greenpointers since 2011, shortly after vending at the first-ever Greenpointers Holiday Market.Michelle Christina is also the founder of local holiday market Sugar x Spice, Brooklyn-based lifestyle and DIY blog Hey Mishka, and freelance writing resource Day Job Optional.

2 Comments

  1. Tina says:

    Did anyone pause to consider that the craft of creating the dreamcatcher is a tradition stolen from indigenous people and used for profit by those that have colonized them? Was this class taught by indigenous people? Were the profits used to benefit them in any way?

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