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Re-purposing: Tshirts into 5-strand-braided-headbands. I was walking through Target a few weeks ago and noticed this little knit fabric headband that was not just braided together…….but woven.

Re-purposing: Tshirts into 5-strand-braided-headbands

I decided they were charging way too much for something that could be made with t-shirt scraps. And that means free. So there you have it. A nice and easy project to give my bad-hair-day head some love. (Or you may need one for working out. I kinda love it on my little girl . She always has little hair fly-aways that get into her face…….and this helps with that problem. It even works great with her hair down…..and keeps that hair tucked behind her ears.

And yep, good for me too. Thanks little t-shirt scraps. Want to make your own? First, find some old t-shirts. Then, cut your fabric into long strips. Next, stack your 5 strips on top of each other and sew together at one end. Now, pull on each strip of fabric so that they kind of curl on the edges. But let me explain a little better. First, you’ll work on the left side. Heather's Friendship Bracelets. DIY Woven Bracelet & Necklace « I’ve been itching to make myself some jewelry inspired by Aurélie Bidermann’s “Do Brasil” line.

DIY Woven Bracelet & Necklace «

Since I don’t have 300 Euros lying around, this looked like a design I could recreate on my own. I was primed to put together a DIY Tutorial for you all when I discovered that Honestly WTF had already done the honors. I picked up the gold necklace and the two bracelet chains from an antique shop for $5 a piece, and had the embroidery thread on hand. I only needed scissors and two bobby pins to see this project through. Pretty amazing results, no? Jump on over here for the tutorial. NECKLACE: I used shades of pale blue and turquoise embroidery thread, and wove through one side of the chain to mimic this necklace. CHARM BRACELET: This bracelet was already armed with charms.

DOUBLE BRAIDED BRACELET: For this bracelet, I removed the charm and just used the chain. Photos: Courtesy of Ashley Weeks Cart. Tutorial : DIY Studded Wrap Bracelet. Things i'd like to make: wrapped bracelet - maggie makes. DIY Wrap Bracelet. You should all know by now that we are all about stacking bracelets on our wrists.

DIY Wrap Bracelet

The more, the better. In fact . . . the most, the best! With that being said, we’ll show you how to master a version of the ever so popular wrap bracelet. It’s so simple and addicting, you’ll soon be churning out these wristlets with your eyes closed. Clearly this arm party train isn’t stopping and it’s about time you get on board! DIY Box Braid Necklace. The moment we saw Phillip Lim‘s Box Braid Collar Necklace, we were immediately overcome with a wave of nostalgia. Our memories of a neon, plastic box braid lanyard was suddenly transformed into a sophisticated leather jewelry component. Honestly, brilliant! Inspired by our fondness of Lim’s necklace and our love of utilizing hardware, we made our own interpretation of a box braid necklace.

And in case you forgot how to make your favorite childhood summertime craft, take a trip down memory lane with us! SugarBlog - Not a $168 necklace! Do.

SugarBlog - Not a $168 necklace!

It. Yourself. Duh!!! A few weeks back I was trolling through one of my most favorite women's collections. This particular line has clothing, accessories and home designs. This one caught my eye.... It is called the Acrobatics Necklace... It is $168.00 american dollars.... As I looked closely I could tell this would be an easy make. I started out taking step by step pictures and then realized video would be easier. You will need: a box of large paper clips, colored duck tape, scissors, an exact-o blade, cloth measuring tape, "spring ring & eyelet" jewelry hooks and a picture of the necklace. I'm not sure what type of "brightly hued sheaths" (hee hee) they used but lucky for us Duck Tape started making lots of fun colors... not just grey anymore!

Duck Tape is one of two very important purchases at the craft store. The concept is easy. That part is easy.... but, the tape is too wide for the paperclip. So, you have to cut each strip. ∆DIY∆ Woven Bracelet. This post is experiencing technical difficulties.

∆DIY∆ Woven Bracelet

See a similar post here. Things you need for this DIY: *a curb chain bracelet or some curb chain, jump rings and a clasp *embroidery thread *scissors *a bobby pin or a two inch piece of wire bent in half *pliers (if you don't buy the pre-made bracelet) Total time: 1 hour Total cost: $4-$17 diy chain warp woven bracelet.