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Topic: My version of a $62 designer bracelet cuff !  (Read 1640 times)
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« on: December 05, 2010 12:11:58 PM »

Here's another one of my designer DIY's! This one is inspired by a cuff I found on www.couturecandy.com ... it's $62.


This is the cuff I made :


http://limettejewelry.com/craftster/carlycuff/09.png

And here's a picture of the original:

http://limettejewelry.com/craftster/carlycuff/carlycuff.png
http://www.couturecandy.com/julie-k-handbags/carly-cuff-/product.html
Carly Cuff, $62

http://limettejewelry.com/craftster/carlycuff/01.png
Supplies:
- Leather/pleather of your choice
- Sewing thread, needle, scissors, and / or Xacto knife
- Shank buttons

http://limettejewelry.com/craftster/carlycuff/02.png
1) Cut a piece of pleather, depending on how wide you want your cuff to be. Then trim it down to the length of your wrist, and add a little extra room (and then some) to allow space for the button.

http://limettejewelry.com/craftster/carlycuff/03.png
2) Sew the buttons on.

http://limettejewelry.com/craftster/carlycuff/04.png
3) On the opposite side, cut slits for the buttons to go through.

http://limettejewelry.com/craftster/carlycuff/05.png
4) Fold the fabric width wise, and cut slits horizontally. These will guide you when you cut across the cuff.

http://limettejewelry.com/craftster/carlycuff/06.png
Close up!

http://limettejewelry.com/craftster/carlycuff/07.png
5) Cut along the length of the cuff. I would recommend using an Xacto knife for cleaner, straighter cuts. Using scissors was a bit awkward, since my pleather was fairly thin. Xacto knife and thick leather would probably work best!

http://limettejewelry.com/craftster/carlycuff/08.png
6) Done! It's super easy to make Smiley

http://limettejewelry.com/craftster/carlycuff/09.png

If you have any questions, just ask away <3
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« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2010 12:17:09 PM »

hey! you're the studs and pearls girl!! i saw this on your blog a while ago! love it <3
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« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2010 12:25:36 PM »

hey! you're the studs and pearls girl!! i saw this on your blog a while ago! love it <3

Haha I am! I always like sharing tutorials here since I used to do so even before I started the blog.
thankyou!! <3
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imera
« Reply #3 on: December 05, 2010 01:27:55 PM »

I love it, favourite kind of jewellery is the DIY of an expensive jewellery Tongue Especially when the one you make yourself looks better than the others Cheesy
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staciey
« Reply #4 on: December 05, 2010 08:34:45 PM »

that's great! your's looks much better and more expensive than the original, great job!
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