Braided Leather Bracelets with a Link Button Fastener

Braided Leather Bracelets with a Link Button Fastener

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These bracelets are made by braiding leather cords using a simple technique. The fastening is made using a link button.

How to do it
Guide step 1
1.
Cut two pieces of leather cord; one measuring 60cm and the other measuring 200cm. Double over the short piece of leather cord.
Guide step 2
2.
Attach the doubled over piece of leather cord onto a macramé board. Place the long piece of leather cord behind the doubled over piece of leather cord; making sure that there are two equal length ends on either side of the short doubled over leather cord in the middle.
Guide step 3
3.
Pass the outer long left cord over the first of the middle cords and then under the other middle cord.
Guide step 4
4.
Pass the outer long right cord over the first of the middle cords and then under the other middle cord. Tighten by pulling both long cords.
Guide step 5
5.
Continue this procedure. The left leather cord under and over etc. until the desired length of the bracelet is reached. Don't forget the fastening with the button.
Guide step 6
6.
Cut off the excess ends approx. 1cm from the braided section.
Guide step 7
7.
Feed the four cord ends through the link button.
Guide step 8
8.
Brush some glue onto the end of the bracelet where you wish to attach the link button.
Guide step 9
9.
Pull the link button in place; i.e. onto the area where the glue has been applied.
Guide step 10
10.
Cut off the excess cord ends.
Guide step 11
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