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Beaded jewelry: how to braid cabochons - crafts ideas. Beaded jewelry: how to braid cabochons Due to numerous requests of workers spread a master class on how I entwine cabochons.

beaded jewelry: how to braid cabochons - crafts ideas

Nothing super new I’m not going to show you here – all very simple. This is one of the many ways braiding. Basically, I take it to them – weaving in the cross. If you are just learning to braid cabochons, better take a round or oval cabochon in a thickness of 3-4 mm, and 2.5 x3, 5 cm (as here) or slightly more. For braiding cabochon we will need:1. DIY Friendship Bracelet - Honestly WTF. For several months now, we’ve been receiving emails requesting a friendship bracelet DIY.

DIY Friendship Bracelet - Honestly WTF

Well, friends, ask and you shall receive! Today, we’ll give you a step by step tutorial on the classic chevron pattern. If you used to whip up friendship bracelets like a champ in grade school and have since forgotten how, consider this a refresher course. And if you can make these with your eyes closed and arms tied . . . umm, can we still be friends? You’ll need:embroidery threada safety pin or tapea pair of scissors Start by cutting several strands of embroidery thread at about 24 inches each.

Start on the left side with the outermost color (shown here in red) and make a forward knot by creating a 4-shape over the 2nd color, loop it under and back through the opening. Pull up and to the right to tighten. Now pick up the outermost color on the right side (show here in red) and make a backward knot, creating a reverse 4-shape over the 2nd color, loop it under and back through the opening. Patterns - free patterns - cocoknits by julie weisenberger.

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patterns - free patterns - cocoknits by julie weisenberger

Please wait... resources subscribe to the newsletter view the latest newsletter » DIY Braided Bead Bracelet - Honestly WTF - StumbleUpon. It’s been awhile since our last bracelet DIY.

DIY Braided Bead Bracelet - Honestly WTF - StumbleUpon

I don’t know about you, but our wrists have been begging for another colorful addition for months now. So 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 . . . Do stuff! & Ten minute no-sew recycled t-shirt bag! - StumbleUpon. Tutorial time!

do stuff! & Ten minute no-sew recycled t-shirt bag! - StumbleUpon

I got a gig teaching a recycled t-shirt project at the library a few months ago, with a request for a recycled tee bag – the only bags I’d made from tees in the past had required sturdy sewing, and I didn’t want hand-sewing to be the only thing holding the bottom closed in a class version of the bags, so I started brainstorming about some kind of hand-sewing-friendly or no-sew bag idea…. and here’s what I came up with! The simplest version of these bags is great for smaller tees, or the more light-weight kind of girl-tees – just turn the bottom of the shirt into a drawstring and tie it closed!

As you can see, even with a not huge tee, this will still leave a significant hole in the bottom of your bag, but for purposes like grocery shopping, this size hole shouldn’t really matter… Cut Out + Keep - StumbleUpon. Better than Tiffanys. Have some spare time?

Better than Tiffanys

Feeling crafty? No-Sew Fabric Flower Brooch and Hair Clip Tutorial. How To Tuesday: My Sweet Josephine. 28Jun/11 After seeing Kristin's friendship bracelet giveaway on Idle Wife, I've hauled out my old bracelet books and thread from when I was a kid.

How To Tuesday: My Sweet Josephine.

Naturally I've been furiously making all sorts of bracelets. After making six friendship bracelets in two days I decided I needed a new pattern. Following an extensive google session I found these beautiful recycled t-shirt bracelets and vowed to make them my own. And now you can too! All you need is... 2 pieces of fabric about 18 x 6 inches Scissors Pliers 2 ribbon clamps (found at Michaels) 2 jump rings 1 clasp Cut 2 pieces of fabric from your t-shirt about 18 x 6 inches. Make a loop with the first scrap and lay it over top of the second. Take that end and alternate weaving it under and over the remaining fabric lengths. Pair up the ends of fabric and wrap it snugly around your wrist. Lovely Wire Knot Ring Tutorial. You can make this lovely ring (or a version of this design) yourself, using just some basic tools, wire and a lip balm!

Yes, in this tutorial I am going to demonstrate that just basic beginner tools and a wire from Michael’s can go a long way! Wouldn’t this ring make a great present?? For the purpose of this tutorial I am going to be using the very basic, cheap tools that are available almost everywhere. Summer bracelets DIY. When M. came home from her camp with school, she showed me this yellow bracelet she made with 'scoubidoo' strings.

Summer bracelets DIY

One of her friends taught her how to make these and of course I wanted to have a go at it too. Instead of scoubidou string I used strips of fabric for one and leather - what did you think?! - shoelaces in offsetting colors for another one. I believe both resulting bracelets look really nice. The possibilities in terms of material to braid with are endless. T-Shirt Refashion: Jersey Necklace. Re-purposing: Tshirts into 5-strand-braided-headbands. Simply Vintagegirl Blog & Blog Archive & Tutorial: How to Make Lovely Fabric Flowers - StumbleUpon. 29 May 2010 These elegant fabric flowers are very simple to make . . . and only take a few basic supplies.

Simply Vintagegirl Blog & Blog Archive & Tutorial: How to Make Lovely Fabric Flowers - StumbleUpon

The finished product is delightfully lovely, and at times can look like a real flower! Every flower will turn out differently and that is part of the beauty! If you haven’t used those tea lights in a while, now’s the time! I hope you enjoy making these as much as we do . . . below are instructions with pictures on how to make your own. Delightfully Tacky: Braided Headband DIY from A Beautiful Mess. Hi there!

Delightfully Tacky: Braided Headband DIY from A Beautiful Mess

This is Elsie and Emma from A Beautiful Mess. We had some leftover floral tights that we decided to restyle into a cute headband. This would be a great project if you have a few pairs of tights that have gotten runs in them but you don't want to just throw them out. V and Co how to: jersey knit bracelet - StumbleUpon. I don't know what it is about this time of year that makes me just want to have my bare feet in the sand, be watching the sun setting into the ocean, and breathing in the warm salty air of the beach...as i get older, more and more i find myself missing that place i used to go to almost every.single.day. as a teen.

(my skin doesn't miss it. as a matter of fact, i now wish i listened more and DID put SPF on my face...hindsight is 20/20). my mom calls me from her walk on the beach almost every morning... *sigh*yeah, i get a little homesick around this time of the year. heck on my pinterest my "dreaming of summer" has the most pictures in it. ah yes. i miss my ocean. case in point. this bracelet, brought a flood of memories, not because i used to have one like it but because i can totally see me wearing it by the beach, not caring that it's gotten salty and wet, because i can totally make another one in like less than 5 minutes flat when i get home.

*sigh* D.I.Y FRIDAY. Photos: Kristin Ess + thebeautydepartment.com post designed by kristin ess So… after Lauren’s very pretty post on Wednesday, we got a lot of emails asking how to make a “Ring of Rosies” that will last. Here’s what you do! Start with a pair of scissors, a needle + thread, and small flowers. (I got ones that had stronger stems to use for the base, then I’ll add the more delicate ones later)[poke] carefully pierce a hole in the stem of the first flower.

[thread through] gently feed the second flower through the pierced hole. Xx Kristin Tags: crown, d.i.y., do it yourself, floral crown, florals, flowers, hair, kristin ess, lauren conrad, pretty, ring of rosies, the beauty department, thebeautydepartment.com, tutorial Related posts: