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Woven Bangles

About this design:

These weave-able bangles make it easy to create unique designs using thread & seed beads.

What you’ll need: (buy products below)

Bangles, Seed Beads, Czech Glass, C-Lon Thread

Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
Coming from the back of the bracelet, string the C-Lon cord through the bottom hole and then back up through the top hole. Come back through the second top hole.
Step 2:
Next, draw out a design on graph paper so you can easily follow the order in which you want your seed beads.
Step 3:
Beginning on the second hole (don't string the beads onto the thread that's in the first set of holes),string three 11/0 seed beads on the thread, weave the thread back through the bottom hole.
Step 4:
Continue following your pattern until the bracelet is filled.
Step 5:
You can also use thicker thread & weave a larger bead onto the bracelet.
Step 6:
For a bracelet using a single bead, when you bring the thread back through, you'll want to bring the thread through the bead a second time so it's more secure.

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10 grams
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2.5" tube $1.30

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Measurements: 0.6mm hole/22 gauge

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Measurements: 0.6mm hole/22 gauge

78 yd. bobbin $1.70

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Measurements: 78 yard bobbin

75 yd. bobbin $1.70

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Measurements: 75 yard bobbin

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    iceskatemb says:

    What is the best way to tie these off? Any suggestions? Thanks!

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    S Redinger says:

    I have the same question as iceskatemb. How do you finish these?

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    C Wiegner says:

    Same question here too.

  4. Elaina at Lima
    Elaina at Lima says:

    At the end I just pulled the thread back & forth through the last holes a few times, tied a knot, and put a small drop of glue on the knot.


  5. J Carney
    J Carney says:

    Do you think you could patina or color the bangles somehow? I think I’ll get a couple and try out some alcohol inks or oxidizing. I love the idea but the blank color doesn’t appeal to me.
    I love the pink one you made. That watermelon colored bead is so mouthwatering.

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