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Sun Chaser Bracelet

Sun Chaser Bracelet
Sun Chaser Bracelet

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Sun Chaser Bracelet
Sun Chaser Bracelet

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This is summer captured into one bracelet. Ammonite Czech glass, conch shells, and a beachy mix of Matubo seed beads all perfect for warm weather vibes. I listed other colors options for the weaving cord below.

Supplies you’ll need:

  • Matubo seed bead mix -Czech glass Ammonite beads in Matte White AB
  • conch shell beads
  • 30" 2mm leather cord
  • 4-5 African brass rice beads
  • 1 Green Girl Arrow clasp
  • 2 antique silver jump rings
  • .35mm Linhasita cord or .006 in Wildfire weaving thread
  • 1 needle
  • super glue for knots

Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1

The tip listed below is a great video to watch for creating a Ladder Stitch bracelet. As you can see I also took images of my steps as well.
For each additional wrap around your wrist, you'll need to add 15 inches of leather cord and 7-8 feet of beading thread.
Bracelet sizes are subjective, so we're using a common size of 7.5" in the chart below. We recommend testing your project often by wrapping it around your wrist to see how it feels.

Single wrap (7.5"): You'll need 30 inches of cord plus 7-8 feet of thread

2 wraps (15"): You'll need 45 inches of cord plus 14-16 feet of thread

3 wraps (22.5"): You'll need 60 inches of cord plus 21-24 feet of thread

4 wraps (30"): You'll need 75 inches of cord plus 28-32 feet of thread

5 wraps (37.5"): You'll need 90 inches of cord plus 35-40 feet of thread

See Tip: Ladder Stitch How-To

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Step 2

In my images I started off with a fish clasp but I couldn't decide so I switched to the Green Girl clasp, LOL! Use whichever clasp you like best:)
Cut one 3' piece of cord. Fold the cord in half and create a loop that is big enough to fit over the Green Girl clasp. We will tie the clasp on at the end instead. Clip your leather cord down.

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Step 3

You will need at least 7-8 feet of thread. Slide the thread through the needle eye and back down to knot at the bottom. Feed the needle up through the loop knot and back down a few times.

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Step 4

Loop the thread around the left cord tail and and back through its own loop. This will secure the thread.

Step 5

The thread should come over the cord tail on the left and down through a bead. The needle goes under the right cord tail.

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Step 6

The needle goes over the cord on the right and back up through the bead and under the left cord. You are essentially creating a figure 8 with the thread.

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Step 7

Do the same thing again as steps 5-6 for the rest of the beads. Measure to see if the bracelet is going to fit your wrist.

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Step 8

Ignore the hook on the end in this picture. Create a small knotted cord loop to finish. Similar to what we did in the beginning.

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Step 9

Take your needle up through the knot a few times like we did at the beginning and knot. Trim the thread. I add a dot of glue at the thread end and leather knots.

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Step 10

Attach the jump rings to the small loop end and to the Green Girl clasp.

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