Braided Satin Bracelets with Plastic Beads

Braided Satin Bracelets with Plastic Beads

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These bracelets are made by braiding satin cords using a simple technique. The fastening is made using plastic beads in contrasting colours.

Guide step 1
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Cut two pieces of satin cord; one measuring 60cm and the other 150cm. Double over the short piece of satin cord and attach it to a macramé board. Place the long piece of satin cord behind the doubled over satin cord; making sure that there are two equal length ends on either side of the short doubled over cord in the middle.
Guide step 2
2.
Pass the outer long left cord over the first of the middle cords and then under the other middle cord.
Guide step 3
3.
Pass the outer long right cord over the first of the middle cords and then under the other middle cord.
Guide step 4
4.
Tighten by pulling both long cords and continue this procedure until the desired length of the bracelet is reached.
Guide step 5
5.
Cut off the excess ends approx. 5cm from the braided section.
Guide step 6
6.
Feed the four cord ends through a bead.
Guide step 7
7.
Brush some glue onto the end of the bracelet where you wish to attach the bead and pull the bead in place.
Guide step 8
8.
Cut off the excess cord ends.
Guide step 9
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The bracelet's fastening mechanism.
Guide step 10
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The bracelet is fastened with a bead.
Guide step 11
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