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Topic: Beaded nickname bracelets *Tutorial added!*  (Read 20110 times)
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« Reply #30 on: July 01, 2010 02:23:07 PM »

Thanks for all the comments!  Since there seems to be some interest, I'm working on a tutorial right now.  Cheesy  To answer some of the questions - I did use a "loom," but I made it out of a cardboard box.  The beads I used are regular glass seed beads, you can find them at any craft shop.  The thicker threads are embroidery floss and the beads are strung using...um...this waxed thread I found somewhere.  Also a really really thin needle.  Oh, except Pirate's and Hobbit's were strung with silver thread from JoAnn's.  I cut the embroidery floss long enough to tie around my own wrist, plus some inches.  Since I tend to be paranoid about making them too short they ended up about a foot and a half long.   Roll Eyes

i get paranoid too, don't worry.

amazing job, so easy!
i'm going to try my hand at this.
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« Reply #31 on: July 09, 2010 03:10:38 AM »

Aww! They're so nice! I'm off to make one!
I'm new to craftster and I already love this site!!
Do you mind if I use your design?
I'm making a black one with the crossbones and skull with my name on it!

And yeah, the tute was so simple and easy to follow, Thanks for it! Cheesy
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I really love these and the sky is the limit as to what statement you could say with them.  Smiley
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« Reply #33 on: August 22, 2010 03:41:05 PM »

I love these types of bracelets. I've always wanted to learn how to make them, but never got around to it. Thanks for the tute! Now I just need to go buy some supplies...
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