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Beaded crocheted bracelet video tutorial

Beaded crocheted bracelet video tutorial
I love the look of these bracelets. The turquoise & brown is my favorite, of course. I really love the mixture of color and bead shapes and sizes. All of them feel like summer to me. Maybe because of the colors I chose or the crocheted “twine” look. This is a great road trip project too! Supplies: a really long length of 3-ply waxed linen thread (at least 3 yards) various beads (seed beads size 11/0) 1 button crochet hook, size 5 Things you might want to know: * T0 find out how long your bracelet needs to be, measure your wrist and add 1/2″-3/4″ for each time you want it wrapped around your wrist. * It is best to find a good fitting bracelet you already own and use that as a guide. * The purple bracelet is almost 34 inches long and wraps around my wrist 5 times. Please leave any questions in the comments. Be Sociable, Share!

Beachy Little Bracelet #2 This is the second installment of our Beachy Little Bracelet series. Last time we made Sea Glass (the middle bracelet in the photo below), a super easy chain stitched project. Now we're moving on to our second bracelet, a tiny bit more complicated, but very quick and easy. This bracelet is made with two strands of No. 10 crochet cotton (I used DMC Baroque), and a Size F hook. The only other materials are: 1 button and 15-25 beads. Make your bracelet just a bit snug. Let's crochet! String the beads on a double strand of cotton. Make a slip knot, leaving a 4-6" thread tail. Then make a 2-double crochet (2-dc) cluster in the first chain. To make a 2-dc cluster: yarn over, insert hook in chain 1, pull yarn through, yarn over, pull yarn through 2 loops. Repeat the above step. Yarn over, and pull yarn through all the loops on your hook. Slide a bead down close to the hook, then chain one (with the bead inside the chain): Chain 3: Make another 2-dc cluster in this space. And my bracelet was done.

Tutorial: Graduated Herringbone ‘Bobble’ Rope Have you ever been completely smitten with shaped seed beads, only to find yourself at a loss when it comes to using them? One of my favorite techniques for combining a variety of seed bead sizes and shapes is tubular herringbone weave. Not only can you use up a lot of beads at once, but the possibilities for color and pattern combinations are endless! This technique, which I like to call ‘herringbone bobbles’ uses at least two seed bead sizes, or as many as you can come up with. When choosing your beads and pattern, look carefully at the sizes to determine the best sequence for increasing and decreasing your rope. To Make a Herringbone Bobble Rope: Begin by weaving a regular tubular herringbone base. Pick up two small beads, and stitch down through the adjacent bead in the previous round. Add several more rounds of tubular herringbone with this bead size, until you have a comfortable base to work with. To decrease, add new rows of tubular herringbone, but move down in bead size.

DIY Mix and Match Wrap Bracelets (A Tutorial Obviously I’m reinventing the “DIY bracelet” wheel, but I like the way these turned out using different kinds of ball chain (it’s also a much more simplified version of the leather and bead ones from last February). Anyways, I mixed and matched a bunch of different chains, rhinestone strands and chunky clasps to get a funky, layered bohemian look. Make sure to check out the long-short ball chain towards the bottom….it results in a “twist” effect. Here’s how I made them…… First, you’ll need leather and/or suede lacing, various rhinestone strands and ball chain, chunky lobster clasps and embroidery thread (which I forgot to include in the photo): Note: I picked up my lacing and chains at Target Trim in L.A.’s fabric district. Step 1: Cut a length of leather or suede lacing (for a double wrap I cut mine in 16″ lengths). Step 2: Lay your rhinestone strand or ball chain on top of the lacing and begin wrapping the thread around it to secure them together: A finished bracelet! Comments comments

Beading Tutorial: Basic Right Angle Weave One of the most versatile and useful bead weaving stitches ever created is right angle weave. Developed by David Chatt, it is a single needle variation of cross-weave. Using a figure eight stitching pattern, groups of beads are gathered together to form shared rows that can be increased and embellished in every direction with ease. The simplest form of RAW is the four bead unit, stitched in flat rows. To make a basic strip of flat right angle weave: On a comfortable length of thread, use a stop bead to mark a six inch tail. Pick up 4 seed beads, and slide them down the thread, just before the stop bead. Pass back through the first 3 beads again, and pull tight to form a cluster. Pick up 3 seed beads. Your working thread should now be parallel with your stop bead. Pick up 3 seed beads, and stitch through the same bead that your thread is exiting. Weave through the final RAW cluster in the row until you are exiting the top ‘up’ bead in this unit. Where will right angle weave take you?

West Pine Creations One for Me I had only one blue cats-eye cabochon. After tatting the foundation, around the cab, I knew I couldn't release this one into the wild! I had to tame it and keep it for myself. This one was Tatsmithed with two strands of Sulky, gold metallic thread. 77 of 100 motif challenge. Of course, I needed changeable earrings to go with it! Wild Olive: project: felt and fabric hexagon accessories I never get tired of making my own simple accessories, mainly because I can whip up something to go with anything, without spending a lot of time or money to do so. Today's projects fit the bill for ease and they also show off the hexagon love! We'll start with a necklace, and at the end of this post I'll show you the headband version that I made. It's inspired by another quick necklace that I made a while back. For the necklace you will need: A Hexagon (Here's how I made mine) Some felt (wool or wool blend is recommended) Embroidery floss Stuffing (optional) A plain necklace Place your hexagon onto the felt and cut around the shape, leaving a small amount of felt showing. Fold the top of the felt down and cut two small, parallel slits in the hexagon. Stitch the hexagon onto the felt backing using running stitch. Turn the hexagon over and slide the necklace through the slits in the felt. Your necklace is ready to wear! You can use this same basic method to create a super sweet headband!

untitled easiest necklace ever | The Lovely Drawer Here’s another DIY that’s been loitering my end for a while, never quite having time to edit it and write it all up for you. It really is the easiest necklace to make and will add a pop of colour to any outfit. I think the most fun part is picking out the coloured threads you want but then a colour geek would say that. I recently spent 20 minutes agonising over which coloured crayons I wanted to combine to make wax candles. It was laughable, take it from me. You’ll need… To make… Heat up your glue gun. And now all that’s left to do is try on your new jewellery piece.

DIY Tassel Key Chain Anthropologie Inspired I’m lovin the look of the Palo Alto Tassel Key Chain at Anthropologie! Tassels, tassels everywhere! I love tassels almost as much as dingle ball trim. Searching the web I came across this cute summer key chain bling to clip to your purse or keys, when I zoomed in on it I knew I could make one of my own! My daughter got in on the fun as well, so I guess you could call this an easy teen project! We are now addicted to these bohemian tassels So much so I even went one step further with them, they deserve their own post and it is coming soon! DIY Tassel Key Chain #Anthrohack Supplies: 2 silver big clasps or a lobster clasp Jump ringsHemp Cord WhiteDMC flosses and color variation embroidery floss in dark orange/light orange, red/pink, dark teal/light teal, white, royal blue, bright orange, yellow, pink and light teal Metallic Embroidery Thread, Gold Crochet Thread Silver/SilverVarious beadsUtility scissorsWide tooth comb Instructions: Fold the floss down. Featured on~ DIY Beaded Tassel Necklaces

Knit with Finger Have you ever heard of finger knitting? I’ve tried it out, unfortunately after 2 days of knitting I had cramps in the fingers, and the result didn’t look that “pretty”. Practically inclined as I am, I was looking for something “finger-like” and found it in my manicure / pedicure set. Here are the step-by-step instructions with pictures: Material And Tools – For This DIY Project You Need 2 wool balls (various colors) Toe spreader Rose wood sticks (to facilitate your work) DIY Tutorial: The Step-By-Step Craft Instructions Tie both wool threads together to a loop and put this loop on the first “toe” (1). When you reach the last “toe”, once again wrap the threads around the same toe (4). If you have finished your desired scarf length, you have to “bind off” the knitting. For the pompoms you wrap the desired amount of wool tightly around your hand (12) and tie it together with a thread in the middle (13). The finished knitted scarf gets about 4-5cm wide.

Zigzag Bracelet Tutorial. Friendship Bracelets. Bracelet Patterns. How to make bracelets</ 1. Take 5 pairs of different color strings. (90-100 cm each) 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. Many thanks to Maria Shuvalova for the tutorial! Save to: Comments: Peruvian Wave Bracelet. Friendship Bracelets. Bracelet Patterns. How to make bracelets Let’s try to make this bracelet according to this scheme: 1. Take some threads and a cord. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. Many thanks to Maria Shuvalova for this tutorial. Save to: Comments:

DIY Dreamcatcher Jewelry Fashion is heading in a more natural direction. Organic clothing is on the up and up, as well as feathers, fur, fringe, crochet, and anything with an earthy feel. To get in touch with your inner flower child, try making and wearing these DIY Dreamcatcher jewelry pieces. You will need: 1 or 2 small metal ringsBlack or colored suede cord, ribbon, leather, or fabric (unless making the earring style, which requires no wrapping)White linen cord (approx 1 yard)FeathersBeadsGluePaperclip Directions (pictures by Burn Out Brite): Begin by taking your suede cord and wrapping it tightly around your metal ring. Tie the white linen cord as close to the suede knot as possible. Once you’ve gone around the entire ring, make your next loop stitch in the middle of your first white linen cord stitch. Keep moving clockwise, finishing a row and beginning a new one until you reach the very middle of the dreamcatcher. Add a bead and tie off the knot.