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Topic: the new trend:ribbon covered bangles...TUTE! - morbidly obese in the image area  (Read 52541 times)
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« Reply #110 on: August 07, 2007 06:31:47 PM »

I have trouble finding bangles that aren't ridiculously large on my tiny wrists. Never thought of making my own ... thanks for the idea and the tutorial!
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« Reply #111 on: August 07, 2007 06:45:50 PM »

This is a wonderful idea!  AND you can eat the pringles while making them Grin
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« Reply #112 on: August 08, 2007 10:46:54 PM »

holy (i dont know whats appropriate for the boards)- that tutorial is brilliant. and really easy. and its not like stuff that one doesnt have laying around their house in general. thanks!
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« Reply #113 on: August 09, 2007 03:54:18 PM »

So this is what my sister was talking about! She told me she wanted my pringle can for a bracelet...

I'm totally making some.  I've been wondering how I could make bangles, since they never fit me in stores.

And whoever mentioned the idea of leaving the bangle un-attached- awesome.  My knuckles are always too big but my wrists are small, haha.
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« Reply #114 on: August 09, 2007 07:05:43 PM »

fantastic! I've actually been covering ordinary plastic bangles (like from the 80s that are now "in" again--i had a bunch left over from the 80s and decided to "update" them a couple years ago) with ribbon.

I love your tutorial, i never would have thought to make my own bracelets and with cardboard! brilliant!
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« Reply #115 on: September 08, 2007 05:29:05 PM »

And whoever mentioned the idea of leaving the bangle un-attached- awesome.  My knuckles are always too big but my wrists are small, haha.

thanks for the compliment, that was me and if you want to know how:

wow clarity, those are beautiful... but how are they adjustable?
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"Adjustable the EZ way": As I didn't know my partner's wrist size I measured for a small wrist,  left the end open (i.e. incomplete circle) I found that when it stretched for a bigger sized wrist it retained it shape and also held a comfortable grip without sliding off

I have to make more of these, one of the most enjoyable crafts and so customisable for gifts
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« Reply #116 on: September 09, 2007 10:27:18 PM »

and so instantly gratifying!!
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« Reply #117 on: September 29, 2007 08:10:32 AM »

OMG!!!  I've been trying to figure out how to make my own bangles forever!  Now I have a way!  *runs off to grocery store to buy obscene amounts of Pringles*
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« Reply #118 on: September 30, 2007 04:00:38 AM »

*Starts hunting for empty Pringles can* Darn my hatred of Pringles... I'll have to buy some for my girl so I can steal the can and make some of these. Cheesy
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« Reply #119 on: October 01, 2007 01:20:36 PM »

That's so awesome! It reminds me of the bracelet I made a while ago... I made it outta cardboard, an old pop bottle, hotglue, and left over ribbon... *reminds self to post pictures*

Is batting expensive? I think I'm going to buy some for my next bracelet adventure. XD
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