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« on: December 23, 2011 09:00:51 PM »

My daughter is a HUGE Doctor Who fan.  I really have no idea where she got it Smiley
I decided to attempt a charm bracelet for her Christmas gift.  I've never done jewelry or shrinky dink charms but I decided to give it a go.
I googled several images that I thought might work for shrinky dinks.  I came up with a logo, tardis, weeping angel, fez, sonic screwdriver, and dalek.  It turns out the shrinky dink didn't really like the sonic screwdriver- too long and skinny and I had to be quick to get the weeping angel from curling too much because it was kind of long too.  Out of 4 I baked, only 1 came out Sad  The fez's also were a little too wavy so I ended up not using them.  Next time I will definitely make the pieces smaller.  Beginner's mistake!
I bought 3 different kinds of beads in a similar color that I thought resembled the vortex of time.  After several placing attempts I came up with a pattern that worked with the number of beads I bought and was an appropriate size for her wrist. 
I decided to use stretch magic stretchy jewelry cord because it was cheap, easy to use, and would be easy for her to take on and off.
Here's an overview of the whole bracelet:

And a close-up of the dalek:
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« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2011 10:29:19 PM »

That's neat! I'm sure she'll love it.
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« Reply #2 on: December 24, 2011 09:42:27 AM »

I found the bead packages in case you were wondering.  I got them from Hobby Lobby.  The brand is Bead Treasures and they are from their Color Gallery line.  The twisty ones are number 897413, the flat ones are 544445.
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