How do you make friendship bracelets with beads?

How do you make friendship bracelets with beads?


  1. Measure the wrist that the friendship bracelet will go on and cut 3 pieces of string 4x the length of the wrist.
  2. Fold the string in half and tie a loop knot at the top.
  3. Tape the knotted end of your string to a table securely.
  4. Separate the string into 3 groups, so each group will have 2 pieces of string.

What size beads for friendship bracelets?

It’s not as elegant, but perfect for kids looking to make fun beaded friendship bracelets. In the second, I used a thinner and gorgeous DMC size 8 Pearl Cotton thread. I used this with 4mm metal beads, and since the thread is a good quality, it held as I strung two threads through the hole.

What string is used for friendship bracelets?

embroidery floss
The best string for friendship bracelets is called embroidery floss. Embroidery floss is a smooth, 6-stranded cotton string with a slight shine. It comes in a huge variety of colors, including neons and metallics.

How do you end a beaded bracelet?

How to Finish a Necklace or Bracelet Using Crimp Beads:

  1. Place a crimp bead or tube on the end of the necklace add a jump ring.
  2. Insert the loose end of the necklace into the crimp bead.
  3. Use crimp pliers to close the crimp bead and secure it to the beading line or necklace.
  4. Trim away excess beading line with scissors.

What do friendship bracelets need?

There are several different mediums available to use when making friendship bracelets.

  1. Embroidery Floss. Embroidery floss, such as Anchor, DMC, or J&P Coats is the most widely used thread for making bracelets.
  2. Craft Thread.
  3. Pearle Cotton.
  4. Yarn.
  5. Basic Knots.
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How do you make a bracelet?

Get materials. You will need ribbon, plastic beads, straws, wrapping paper, glue, and scissors. Choose the specifics of the beads, paper, and ribbon according to your style. Try to get colors which match well together and fit your child’s personality.

What is friendship bracelet?

Friendship bracelet. A friendship bracelet is a decorative bracelet given by one person to another as a symbol of friendship. Friendship bracelets are often handmade, usually of embroidery floss or thread and are a type of macrame.

What is a DIY bracelet?

This DIY chain bracelet is a simple way to get the look for less. Using basic jewelry making skills and some inexpensive materials, you can create your own rhinestone chain bracelet, which looks super expensive and luxurious! DIY chain-and-rhinestone-bracelet, a little gold, a little silver and a little bling.

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