Dragonfly Suncatcher Tutorial





Learn to make this pretty blue dragonfly suncatcher with copper wire work and semi-precious gem stones beads that come to life in sunlight. This design is inspired by the blue damselfly species of British dragonfly. This craft e-book guide will take you step by step through the complete making process.  Every step is described and photographed from the preparation of the copper wire, through to the final varnish.


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Customer Reviews:

  • “Wonderful tutorial. Very well written with gorgeous photographs. Very easy to follow and well written. Your work is amazing!!! Thank you ” Received 13 July 2018.
  • “Instructions are excellently crafted. Many photos to guide you in creating a stunning work of art.” Received 8 April 2018.
  • “Great book! Looking forward to trying.” Received 13 August 2017.
  • “Easy to follow directions with very clear pictures.” Received 10 August 2017.
  • “Instructions are excellently crafted. Many photos to guide you in creating a stunning work of art.” Received 8 April 2018.

How the instant download works: This tutorial is in a .PDF format. You will need a .PDF reader to enable viewing of the file. Please check prior to purchase that your computer or device can open/read .pdf files.  Once payment has been received, you will receive an email with a link to the downloadable file.

Level: This tutorial is suitable for beginner / improver makers with some experience of copper wire work.

File Size: 19.5 MB.

Number of Pages: 68.

Number of Images: 185 professional studio lit photographs.

Materials Needed: Raw copper wire, measuring tape, variety of fluorite, labradorite and kyanite gem stones, metal flex wire, crimp beads, grade 0000 wire wool, liver of sulphur solution, gloss coating.

Tools Needed: Nylon jaw wire straightening pliers, bail making pliers, metal file, small mandrel, wire/flush cutters, flat nose pliers, round nose pliers, bench block, domed metal jewellers hammer, nylon head hammer, glass/ceramic container, tweezers, disposable gloves, safety goggles, respirator, jewellers polishing cloth, kitchen towel, foil, sponge brush.

Note: This product is for the purchase of an e-book tutorial only, as an educational guide. The purchase does not include any printed paper, craft materials or tools. Nor a finished product.

Download Limit: Personal use restricted to three downloads per purchase.

Author and Designer: Nicola of Earth Balance Craft

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Disclaimer: This tutorial is written in English, for English readers only. The instructions use the UK metric system of measurement in CM.  There is a conversion guide at the beginning advising on measurements in inches for USA/Imperial.

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