DIY Woven Chain Bracelet

25 March 2011

Credits to http://honestlywtf.com/diy/diy-woven-chain-bracelet

I saw this tutorial and would want to share it with you guys! Such an amazing idea. Would you make one? I would! :)



You’ll need a curb link bracelet, embroidery thread, two bobby pins and a pair of scissors.


Cut 2 sets of 15 strands of embroidery thread, with each strand measuring four times the length of the bracelet. Knot the all the threads at the top, leaving about 2 inches of slack. Sandwich each set between a bobby pin – this will help you easily weave the threads through the links of the bracelet. Lay the threads to the left of the bracelet. Pull the first color (coral) from under the first link and over the top of the left side. (Click images to enlarge)


Lay the second color (blue) over the first color (coral). Pull the second color (blue) from under the same link and over the top left again. Repeat the steps, moving onto a new link: put the first color (coral) on top of the second color (blue) and pull it out from under the 2nd link and over the top left. Lay the second color (blue) on top of the first color (peach) and pull it out from under the 2nd link and over the top left again. Because the links of this particular bracelet are large, I wove the threads through twice on each link.

Repeat the steps until you reach the end of the bracelet. Finish it with a knot and trim the ends.



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7 comments

  1. really unique and pretty! I love how the colours are unexpected but work perfectly well together!!

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  2. wow great idea! and much cheaper than buying one from the store =)

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  3. this is SO cute! i love the colours you chose too

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  4. Sooo cute! This is way cuter than just having the metal part! Thanks for the tutorial! It looks too easy to make considering its so pretty!

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  5. wow, this is amazing, thanks for sharing

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  6. Oh, that's so cute and innovative! (:
    Thanks for sharing.

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  7. wow this is so pretty and it looks very easy to do tooo! thanks for sharing.

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