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  1. 1. Share Report Abuse Next Blog» Create Blog Sign In / / B e t w e e n t h e l i n June 30, 2010 / / P o p u l a r/ / H o m e / / Summer bracelets DIY Most visited, most linked to, .../ / A b o u t / / Please note, these tutorials are intended for personal use only. Therefore, do not/ / T u t o r i a l s / / reproduce, sell or commercialize in any form without permission. Thanks for understanding!/ / P h o t o g r a p h y / // / I n t e r e s t i n g l i n k s / / Easy Braided Bracelets/ / P a r i s , j e t a i m e / // / C o n t a c t / // / S h o p / / Quick fix grocery bag When M. came home from her camp with school, she showed me this yellow bracelet she made with scoubidoo/ / F l i c k r strings. 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. How about tall beach grass or just hemp cord? So, in case you re in need of a fun summer project heres a how-to in 16 pictures with a short description below. I could Ruffled Messenger Bag probably have done with less photos - its just that I had fun taking pictures... Shopping Bag Headband / / S u b s c r i This is what youll need for an adult size leather bracelet. (You might have to adjust depending on the material you use, Posts so make sure to do a try-out before cutting ends.): Comments - a 52cm long strip of fabric or leather shoe lace - a second strip of fabric or leather shoe lace of approximately 95 cm Enter your email address: - a big-eyed needle - a cylindrical object to hold the loop so your project stays put while braiding (the neck of an Elmers glue bottle works just fine; when out on the beach, the finger of a helpers hand might do the trick as well) Subscribe converted by
  2. 2. Delivered by FeedBurner / / C o m m e n t Id like to hear from you! Comments and feedback on my projects are much appreciated. Feel free to link to any of my projects, but please contact me first before using my photographs or any of the content found on this blog. Thanks for stopping by and taking a peek! / / B l o g A r ► 2011 (24) ▼ 2010 (148) ► Dec 2010 (9) ► Nov 2010 (11) ► Oct 2010 (9) ► Sep 2010 (7) ► Aug 2010 (5) ► Jul 2010 (9) ▼ Jun 2010 (18)Steps: Summer bracelets DIY On a stick1. Fold both strands in half and place the shorter one on top of the longer one as shown in picture 2.2. Start braiding as shown in pictures 3 through 8, making sure to pull the strings evenly - I made my bracelet really tight Tonight was a good, good nightbut you could make a looser version by pulling less on the strings you braid with. Baking3. Continue like this until you reach the end of the strands youre braiding with. Ruffles for the beach...4. Hide the loose ends in the braid as shown in pictures 10-11, using a big-eyed needle.5. Tie a overhand knot in both remaining loose ends as shown in pictures 12-14 and here. Awonderful day!6. Put it around your wrist, pull one of the ends through the loop and (have someone help you to) make a double knot Asymmetryand your bracelet is ready to wear! Fathers Day All new!This is the kind of craft you could easily do with kids - have them cut strips of fabric, no need to worry about the stripsbeing straight and regular, and teach them how to braid. Its a good exercise for fine motor skills, and because its Shop update!repetitive its very relaxing too. Use the resulting braid as a bracelet, anklet, key chain, headband... Once youve got the Single...hang of it, or if you want to take this project to the next level, slip some beads on the longest one of your strings before And then there was chocolate start and braid them in by slipping them down one by one as you go. Triangles and polka dotsWith special thanks to my little girl M. for teaching me how to make these... TEN!POSTED BY PASCALE Summers hereLABELS: CRAFTS, DIY, JEWELRY, KIDS PROJECTS, LEATHER, SUMMER, TUTORIAL I finally got ... Yellow, the sequel Almost ten2 4 C O M M E N T S : ► May 2010 (17) ► Apr 2010 (13) said... ► Mar 2010 (16) Wow, those are gorgeous! Thanks so much for the beautiful idea. Ill be linking. ► Feb 2010 (18) J U N E 3 0 , 2 0 1 0 1 0 : 5 5 P M ► Jan 2010 (16) Anna said... ► 2009 (196) so cute! they look like a lot of fun. :) ► 2008 (29) J U N E 3 0 , 2 0 1 0 1 1 : 4 0 P M / / L a b e l s craftydill said... very cool! i especially love the fabric one :) art bags beach J U L Y 1 , 2 0 1 0 1 2 : 0 4 A M color crafts crafts using photographs crochet DIY DIY Gift Ideas dyptich me bicocacolors said... environment etsy fall happy idea!!! family felt food allergy giveaway thank you holidays Inspire me Thursday iron-on transfer jewelry kids happiness J U L Y 1 , 2 0 1 0 2 : 2 6 A M kids projects leather life Christy said... Obama other stuff cute idea! i love it! Paris Paris J U L Y 1 , 2 0 1 0 2 : 4 2 A M je taime... photography practical stuff recipes repurposing La Tempête said... sewing sewing with kids spring I love the leather thong one. So lovely. summer tutorial J U L Y 1 , 2 0 1 0 4 : 3 7 A M Valentines Day winter cindy said... / B/ l o g L i s t i love the bracelet and think your photos are perfect. im going to make it this weekend! miss m is definitely her mothers daughter! * Peppertowne * J U L Y 1 , 2 0 1 0 2 : 1 6 P M 16 house AFoothill Home Companion blue moss said... ann wood converted by
  3. 3. love them!!!! thanks to your miss m.....maybe i can get my girl m to make one with me this weekend ann woodmichelle annekataJ U L Y 2 , 2 0 1 0 6 : 2 8 A M annorlunda Art Wallmari said... ArtMindThis looks so easy - and I love it when the materials needed are so easy to get ahold of. Great project!I included on my list of finds for the week over at my blog too, have a great weekend. atelier pour enfants bicocacolors BlissJ U L Y 2 , 2 0 1 0 5 : 4 3 P M Bloesemgwenstella said... blue mossi posted this link on my tumblr and its spreading like a virus!!! everyone loves this!!! bookhou journal bricolagelifeu should check it out here c oc onps: check out my craft blog here too! cathy cullisJ U L Y 3 , 2 0 1 0 1 : 4 5 P M cocon etc. COLOR informaleef said... Craft Gossipthank you for sharing these! I posted a link on my blog! decor8J U L Y 8 , 2 0 1 0 1 2 : 5 6 A M Design*Sponge eloleo blogtLOVE TO STITCH BEE TREE DESIGNS said... elsie marleyAround here they call that a horse tail braid. I used to braid my girls hair like that once in a while for different emmas designblogglook! Nice tutorial, thanks for sharing! CyndiJ U L Y 1 1 , 2 0 1 0 1 : 0 6 A M fine little day giggles down underbrnh said... Green treeI had this Klutz book about braids and bows and it called that braid a fishtail. Never thought about using it for a Greybracelet! Cute idea! grijsJ U L Y 1 2 , 2 0 1 0 3 : 0 5 P M Handmade Mattersjo so and sew said... Heather Smith JonesIve been here before... I remember the ruffled messenger bag - cool! HomeSpun ThreadsJ U L Y 1 3 , 2 0 1 0 7 : 4 6 A M How About Orangepinellas said... (Inside ABlack Apple)Very cool variations on what we call zippers here @ our recreation playcamp = ) just the little thingsIn all the years Ive been teaching this craft,it never occurred to me that you could do it w/ different materials - lightbluegreythanks! Liquid PaperJ U L Y 1 7 , 2 0 1 0 6 : 1 3 P M litchi7.Anonymous said... LIVLIGoh, these are lovely! may i request a clothespin doll tutorial? ive always known how to make them, but i also luvinthemommyhoodhave always wanted to see the way you would make them, in terms of its look and style :) thank you very much. Made by Joeloh, and id mostly like to see a hair tutorial for them too, thanks! mairuruJ U L Y 2 0 , 2 0 1 0 5 : 2 3 A M margot k.ceelow said... maya*madeThat was an excellent project. Will try it with my kids. Keep ink cartridges out of landfills Mme Zsazsa verteltJ U L Y 2 2 , 2 0 1 0 2 : 3 8 P M mon ami journal My Mama Made ItMichelle L. said... NoodleheadThese are wonderful! I taught a bunch of summer campers this weekend and they loved them. Thank you for Oh Joy!the great tutorial. One Pretty ThingJ U L Y 2 8 , 2 0 1 0 4 : 3 7 A M papernstitchLucía P.M. said... pia jane bijkerkThat makes me think when I was a little girl and I couldnt stop doing them :P Actually, now, since Ive seen this poppytalkpost, I have unstoppable desires of doing more! quaint handmadeIts the first time I visit your blog, and I decided Im going to stay :) Ric-RacJ U L Y 2 9 , 2 0 1 0 3 : 1 1 P M Sew,Mama,Sew! Blog Simply HueDream World said... smallerBeautiful Blog SouleMamaVisit My Blog::Online Mehndi Designs spain daily sugar city journalS E P T E M B E R 1 3 , 2 0 1 0 1 0 : 1 6 A M syko the little collectionLeah said... the purl beeSo cute! I used a thick hemp string as the base and some vintage fabric strips I have--they turned out amazing!!It fits my vintagey hippie thing I have going on. Everyone wants a bracelet =) The Red Otter ShopO C T O B E R 5 , 2 0 1 0 8 : 4 3 P M the red thread :: lisa tilse converted by
  4. 4. the rikrak studio ika said... The Small Object Steno Pad thats so cute.. things on the internet that are pretty N O V E M B E R 1 8 , 2 0 1 0 9 : 2 4 A M thé dansant coolitagain said... vlijtig cute idea for hair braiding! unfortunately, my hair is too short to try :( vlinspiratie J A N U A R Y 3 , 2 0 1 1 1 : 0 6 A M whip up wise craft Lauren @ YoungNester said... I LOVE these! I cant wait to make my own! / / P h o t o g r F E B R U A R Y 1 6 , 2 0 1 1 8 : 1 6 P M 3191 Miles Apart amy and annPost a Comment habitL I N K S T O T H I S P O S T How I Took It - APhoto Blog best tutorials: perfect for gift making Jimmy Kets diy jewelry roundup VierNes Hiper-SurTido.. just me & my dad How to make friendship bracelets tutorials minimal exposition Inspiration dÉté / Summer Inspiration Friendship Day Crafts my funny eye Friend and unfriend Noticing Project {2009} DIY summer bracelets pause for breath T each your children why we have freedom links for 2010-07-12 Photoblog 2.0 ANew Twist On Friendship Bracelets! Photozone Manualidades para el verano: Pulseras de tela Rice Candy DIY – Summer bracelets random saturday bits... sandra juto What Can I Do T oday, Mom? Shutter Sisters Tutorial: Braid leather, fabric scraps, or ribbons into cool bracelets life | enjoy the weekend six and a half stitches Vered Lahav - Home Page Create a LinkNewer Post Home Older Post / / P a r i s ,Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) The Paris Blog littlebrownpen John Talbotts Paris Paris Daily Photo VINGT Paris News Paris Parfait Spotted by Locals blogs - Paris / / F e a t u r e converted by