Leather Wrap Bracelet. Guest Post by Anette of Lebenslustiger I wanted to come up with a new leather wrap tutorial for a while now and I am really happy to pronounce I finally did.
If you like to see my other bracelet tutorials please click here. It took me a while to wrap my mind around the "how to" because I wanted to create a braided full leather version as an alternative to the tedious and time consuming version of weaving beads in and out with bead cord between and around two leather strings. Once you get the hang of the braiding rhythm you will see how quickly these bracelets are done and how beautifully they will turn out! For one bracelet you will need: Of course you are free to choose different sizes of leather cord than I did but make sure there is a thinner and a thicker cord and you are able to thread your beads onto the thinner one.
O.K. - here we go! Now fold the short end towards the middle and wrap your long end tight around all leather pieces to create a nice beginning. DIY CONE STUD BRACELET. Rewired Bracelets. Sarah Goldschadt is a freelance graphic designer and crafter who loves to make things, travel, and take pictures.
Check out her Etsy shop, her blog, and stay tuned for more craft loveliness when her book, Craft-a-Day, comes out in October. Guess what! Hidden inside those old-school printer cables are a plethora of wire in a rainbow of colors. With a craft knife and wire cutter, you can transform the wire into bracelets and wow all your techie friends. Materials Needed: - Printer cord - Craft knife - Wire cutter Directions: Trim the ends of the cord with a wire cutter and score the outer layer with a craft knife. Peel off the outside layer and separate the wires by pulling one out at a time. To measure the length, wrap a piece of wire around your wrist and add 1.5″.
Make a small loop and start wrapping the wire around the end you just measured around your wrist. To finish the bracelet wrap the single end through the loop and twist it around. DIY Pearl Charm Bracelet. My sister is finally home and it was a happy reunion.
We have a full girls night planned (aka. 2 Mac's, Nat geo on the TV and Nacho dip!!!)
DIY Embellished Friendship Bracelets. The weather is warming up and my wrists are feeling rather lonely and bare after hiding under long sleeves all season long.
But after digging up last year’s DIY friendship bracelets, I realized they desperately needed sparkly and shiny upgrades. Today we’re showing you three easy ways to embellish your friendship bracelets, making them all grown up . . . To add rhinestones, you’ll need:a chevron friendship bracelet (tutorial found here)5-6” crystal rhinestone chain (last used here)1 yard of embroidery flossan embroidery needlea pair of scissors Thread the needle with embroidery floss and tie the end into a double knot. Push the needle through the back of bracelet. Stitch the floss between the first two rhinestone links, pushing needle out the middle of the bracelet. Continue stitching between the rhinestone links. DIY rope bracelet. I finally sat myself down to make a Phillip Lim inspired diy bracelet.
I love how the pieces in his current jewelry collection blend the boundaries of crafty and high fashion. The result is so chic!! Tutorial Tuesday - Button Bracelets. Tutorial Tuesday - Button Bracelets My girlfriend came over to refill my estrogen reserves last week, and brought with her a fantastic craft for us to do together while chatting, laughing, gossiping and catching up after her long vacation.
One third of the way through summer vacation with three boys, she knew just what I needed. DIY Friendship Bracelet. For several months now, we’ve been receiving emails requesting a friendship bracelet DIY.
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. Baseball String Bracelet. I've got a great idea to share with all of you for a super easy and cute way to make a bracelet out of the strings of a baseball.
My college girl friends and I all made these to wear when we went to games...and I still wear mine to the Diamondback's games every chance I get. Make Bracelets Video Tutorials. Woven Friendship Bracelet Tutorial. How to Make a Toothbrush Bracelet. It seems that I'm into things made of household items-- from fork bracelets to pushpin shoes, there's a trend there. ;) What you need to make a toothbrush bracelet: ♥Toothbrush ♥Pliers ♥Pot and stove The first thing you need to do is put the toothbrush in boiling water.
I recommend the cheapest toothbrush you can find, whether that's at the Dollar Store or wherever-- just as long as it is the simple kind. I tried this with a Snoopy toothbrush for kids and it did not work. You need the clear plastic kind. After you have let the toothbrush boil for about a minute, (or until it gets soft) you can easily pull out the bristles with your pliers. Bend the toothbrush until it fits your wrist. DIY Braided Hex Nut Bracelet. We’re nuts for nuts.
Is there a more versatile and inexpensive DIY component than a hex nut from the hardware store? You can imagine our excitement when we first discovered Philip Crangi’s Giles & Brother Hex Collection. Honestly, nuts braided into jewelry is WTF genius! With a few items that we always seem to have lying around, we tackled the technique and made our own spine-like braided hex nut wrap bracelet. You’ll need:3 strands of cotton butcher’s twine cut into one yard pieces18 small brass hex nutsa bit of dexterity!
Gather the 3 strands of twine and tie a knot at the top, leaving about 2 inches of slack. Keep your thumb at the base of the braid, holding the nut in its place. Repeat the steps, by threading the rest of the nuts to the outer pieces of twine before they are crossed over. The bracelet should wrap around your wrist at least two or three times. Good luck!! (top image from here, rest of images by Honestly…WTF) Modern Parents Messy Kids: Modern DIY Bracelets - Perfect for Summer Crafting with Girls. How to Make a Fork Bracelet. I've always loved taking everyday items and making them into something interesting.
Ever since I was a little crafty kid I loved devouring books that taught me how to make little dolls from clothespins, beads from rolled up magazines, and little fairy ornaments from wire and fake flower petals. The first time I saw my friend wearing a bracelet made from a fork a few years ago, I knew I had to try it (*ahem Carly ;)). I wrote up a tutorial a while back, but I've had some questions about the directions I gave so I decided to make a proper tutorial with a video! :) (Please excuse my intro, if you can't hustle your website on your Youtube channel, where else are you supposed to do it?
What you need:♥ A fork. I think these forks are the easiest to use, and I've used a lot of different forks. :)♥ Pliers, 3 pairs. 1 jewelry pair, 1 regular pair or needle nose, and an adjustable wrench.♥ Piece of thick fabric like denim or corduroy.♥ Strong hands. I've always really liked layering bracelets.