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Crazy 8 Wire Bracelet. Step 1: Straighten a 4 1/8 inch segment of 18 gauge soft wire. (20 gauge wire can be used but the resulting bracelet won't be as bold.)

Crazy 8 Wire Bracelet

Step 2: Cut the wire to a length of 4 1/8 inches. Step 3: Using your Fine Step Jaw Pliers, make a "P" loop in the wire. If you don't have Fine Step Jaw Pliers, you can make your loop using round nose pliers. Step 4: Now we are going to make the Crazy 8 wire component. Begin by placing peg 1, 2, 3 and 4 in your jig as shown at right. Step 5: Place the initial loop that you made on peg 1 with the P of the loop oriented as shown below-center. Step 6: Wrap the wire around peg 2, as shown below-right. Step 16: We need to make 12 of those Crazy 8 wire components in order to complete the bracelet. Step 17: When you have completed your figure 8 connectors and all 2 Crazy 8 wire components, you are ready to connect the Crazy 8 wire components into a chain.

Step 18: Now we need to make the catch for one end of the bracelet. Step 22: Remove the wire from the jig. Basic Sliding Knot Bracelet. Earlier this month, I shared a tutorial over at What Meegan Makes on a simple, beachy bracelet that doesn’t take anything but some cotton twine and a shell (or another summery focal piece).

Basic Sliding Knot Bracelet

Did you see this already? If not – let me show you today! What you’ll need: 36″ of twine – mine is cotton, but you could use leather or hemp – whatever you like the looks of! A focal piece that is open on two ends. Let me recommend a good place to look for supplies for this project: I actually got my shell beads and twine from my local dollar store. Take the small end, and wrap it around *both* cords, working away from the loop you made. Now, feed the tail back the other way through your wraps, back toward the loop. Now, just tighten it. Try this a few times if you need to. You’ll need to have a focal piece you can pass your cord through from front to back. Trim your cord into two 18″ lengths. Take the loop-end and pass it through one end of your piece from front to back. Now pull it tight. Fluffyland Craft & Sewing Blog « photos of my adventures in sewing, crafts, and narwhal creation.

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The Starburst Wrapper Bracelet Tutorial is now available as an Amazon e-book It’s only $2.99 and with the e-book version, you can take this handy step-by-step guide wherever you’re going to be folding! Giving the e-book along with a pack of Starburst wrappers would be an excellent gift. The purchased book can be read on the iPad, Kindle, e-reader, or your computer screen so it’s portable and versatile. Thanks for your support of Fluffyland Craft & Sewing Blog, and enjoy crafting! <A HREF=" Widgets</A> Have you been wondering how to make the amazing bracelets from Starburst wrappers? If you’re clever, you can make this bracelet from any rectangular wrapper: dum dum wrappers, tootsie roll wrappers, most gum wrappers, now and laters… be creative, there are lots of options! Keep in mind that when you have finished, you need the bracelet to be big enough to slide on and off your wrist without too much trouble.

Click on any of the photos for a larger view. Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5. Adjustable Knot.

Counter Bracelet:)

Braided Chain Bracelet:) Crochet Bracelets:) {macramé: square knot} string & hexnut bracelet. By Kate on September 13, 2011 This bracelet has been inspired by this really wonderful “Braided Hex-nut Bracelet” tutorial which I pinned on Pinterest a while back.

{macramé: square knot} string & hexnut bracelet

Two things I absolutely love about this project are: 1) It’s cheap as chips: I already had string in the cupboard and the brass hexnuts were 3p each from the hardware shop. 2) It’s my kind of jewellery: I’m not really a girly girl IYKWIM! The bracelet I made is a bit different to the ‘braided hex-nut bracelet’ and uses macrame instead, which is great, because I promised some tutorials a while back and felt a bit bad that I hadn’t written any yet! Full instructions after the jump! Square Knot Please note: I have used different colored cord in the tutorial so that it’s easier for you to figure out whats going on!

1. 2. 3. 4. This might seem a little tricky a first but I promise once you have done it a dozen times you’ll be sorted….! If you need a hand then leave a comment and I’ll get back to you.

Button Bracelets:)

Utility Cord Bangle. ANNOUNCEMENT: A select number of these bracelets are available for sale here.

Utility Cord Bangle

I know, I know. ENOUGH ALREADY WITH THE UTILITY CORD AND BRACELETS! I couldn’t resist! I had extra utility cord lying around from last week’s project, and was highly inspired by these Orly Genger bangles. Thus, today’s latest DIY accessory. Materials: Utility cord Crochet hook (sized according to utility cord thickness) Metal chain (optional) Directions: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Photos: Courtesy of Ashley Weeks Cart. Chain Mail Beaded Charm Bracelet. Shrinky Bracelet. If you grew up in the 80's, like I did, you're probably already familiar with the awesomeness that is Shrinky Dinks...but did you know that you can still buy Shrinky Dinks?

Shrinky Bracelet

Yep, they're still out there - in craft stores, hobby shops, and even on Amazon. But you don't have to buy a Shrinky Dink kit to have all the fun. Just look for #6 plastic containers and you can make your own! There is a great tutorial on Instructables (courtesy of Dabbled) with all the instructions for making your own shrinky projects from #6 plastic containers, so I won't go into too much detail here. Most of this post is actually about turning these awesome little pieces of plastic into a sweet bracelet (and bonus pendant) to give to mom for Mother's Day. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Use a pair of pliers to open the rings. 8. Surprise mom with a priceless piece of jewelry made by her little artists! Cute, right?

Friendship Bracelet:)

Wrap Bracelet:)