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Heavy Metal


About this design:

All I can say is Rock On!! I learned this today, and I'm excited about it!! I am interested to see what you all think:)

Components:

Leather and Chain

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    JC Hamm says:

    Wow this great!!Where did you learn this? It’s such a awesome look.I love it. :)

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    Lili b says:

    Great job! How did you finished off the closure?

  3. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    Love it! I have the same questions as the others. Where and how?

  4. TheBohemianCowgirls
    TheBohemianCowgirls says:

    The leather is crossed stitched the whole way, so it ends up being a pull string. i wish I could give great directions…it’s really easy!!! You pull the chain link apart into 7 inch pieces (for a 7″ wrist)( you should get your wrist size x’s 5)you’ll end up with 5 pieces, line them up. put the 1.5 leather cord through the first row till you get to the middle of the cording and skip a row of chain, put leather through a row and again with the leather from the other side:) Untimely you will have 2 strands of leather coming through every other row of chain on both sides. eventually you end up stitching the whole thing together and have pulley leather ends to open a bit to get on and pull to tighten!! Hope that makes some kind of sense!

  5. TheBohemianCowgirls
    TheBohemianCowgirls says:

    As for where at my local bead shop….They had one and I loved it, so The nice lady explained how to do it, let me take a picture with my phone …AND….answered the few phone call I had to make to have her explain again;) Very nice woman!

  6. OK Jacki
    OK Jacki says:

    Rockin, indeed! Love it.

  7. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Love your bracelet. Isn’t it a fun project? This is the first time I’ve seen one made with white leather and I really like it. I learned technique at my LBS a few months ago and have sold several of them. My favorite one was with antique silver chain and red leather but I think white with gunmetal would look cool.

  8. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Hey, I just realized I did a tutorial of this style bracelet. I only used 2 lengths of chain but the technique should be the same with 2 lengths or a bunch more. If anyone is interested in it I’ll post it again. :)

    Correction on my previous comments….It should read “I learned this technique at my LBS…” and not “I learned technique at my LBS…” It makes more sense when you use all of the words. :D

  9. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    I just checked through the Step by Step beading Projects and I already posted a tutorial. I really should get my act together…. It is 12:29 PDT so maybe the late hour is responsible…? :D

  10. Polly Z
    Polly Z says:

    Cool!

  11. TheBohemianCowgirls
    TheBohemianCowgirls says:

    LOL little Round Chick;) I will have togo look at your tutorial:) It came out cool, I love the way it feels on as well!!

  12. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Love this!! I used to do pony beads with my daughters with this same stitch and elastic thread. I am sure this works great with any number of chains! Thanks so mus for sharing!!

  13. TheBohemianCowgirls
    TheBohemianCowgirls says:

    Welcome:)

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    Ivory S says:

    I love this!

  15. TheBohemianCowgirls
    TheBohemianCowgirls says:

    Thank you Ivory S:)

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Cool!

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