This was super easy to make, not least because I bought the cranes ready made from a kind and talented Japanese lady on the internet. They are all so perfect, it would have taken me FOREVER to make them and I was quite pregnant at the time and rushing to get it made before Frank was born.
Anyway, it was strung using a sewing needle and clear thread with glass seed beads to keep the cranes from slipping down the thread. The hoop at the top came out of a shower cap that I got from the pound shop, I wrapped it in yellow yarn.
Moving this thing is not easy! Tangles can take a painful amount of time to unravel which is the opposite of relaxing. But, when you're done, a few moments lying underneath watching the cranes spin gently in the breeze will see you right.