Monday, 24 February 2014

5 Ways to Make Friendship Bracelets

Friendship bracelets are back and bigger than ever, and here are a whole stack of cool bracelets to make with string, thread, cord, or rope.All you need is some string, some time, and a few great bracelet ideas to make your own homemade wristwear.

1. Friendship Bracelets, All Grown Up

It’s the same technique practiced by summer campers everywhere. But when fashioned in sophisticated colors and luxurious strings and yarns with metallic accents, these knotted bracelets become great adult accessories. Read more

2. Braided Bead Bracelet

After playing with some materials that were already on hand, we’ve created a tutorial for a braided bead bracelet, which is a not so distant cousin of the hex nut and wrap bracelet. Because honestly, you can never have too many… Read more

3. Fun Fringe Bracelet
This bracelet mixes leather, linen and beads into a sweet summery design. Make a longer, necklace-length project by increasing the length of your cording and the number of beads you use. Read more

4. Leather and Yarn Bracelet

These bracelets are super easy to make.  You could make them longer, as well, to wrap around the wearer's wrist multiple times.  It closes easily with yarn through a loop in the bracelet that's low profile enough that it won't irritate the wrist.  Read more

5. Rhinestone Cowgirl

We can’t talk about rhinestones without talking about stylish cowgirls, can we? Read more

Happy Crafting!


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