A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
News: It's time to vote for your favorite swapped project! Smiley  Vote now through Sunday, August 30th!
Total Members: 311,389
Currently Running With Scissors:
705 Guests and 18 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Stretch Beaded Watch strap  (Read 969 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
bushbaby
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Ex Bonis Aardy
Offline Offline

Posts: 1741
Joined: 30-Jun-2006

Hug the bushbaby! Evil does not wear a Bonnet!


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« on: July 13, 2013 11:54:32 AM »


So my Big sister has a medical condition that means she can do 'fiddly things' with her hands - like do up the strap on her favorite watch. So she asked if I could convert the strap to a stretchy one. She also had picked up this glasses cord/neck thing which she like the beads on:


I removed the existing straps and, using strechy beading cord (something I have never used really before) I re-beaded a strap using the beads from the glasses cord.

Here's the front:


And here's the other side:


I quite like how funky this has turned out and it is just 'so' my sister.

x

THIS ROCKS   Logged

alwaysinmyroom
Craftalongs Moderator
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Make All Things, especially from stash
Offline Offline

Posts: 33497
Joined: 12-Feb-2006

Your life is what you make of it


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: July 18, 2013 08:05:38 AM »

Nice that you made the watch functional for her as well as pretty!  I like the idea of using elastic for bands instead of trying to fuss with clasps and such...the colors are so lovely together as well!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

bushbaby
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Ex Bonis Aardy
Offline Offline

Posts: 1741
Joined: 30-Jun-2006

Hug the bushbaby! Evil does not wear a Bonnet!


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: July 18, 2013 08:50:25 AM »

Nice that you made the watch functional for her as well as pretty!  I like the idea of using elastic for bands instead of trying to fuss with clasps and such...the colors are so lovely together as well!

Thanks Smiley  Im happy to report she loves it and it fits her perfectly. She even like the fact it doesn't lie totally flat!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

SiFi Mom
Offline Offline

Posts: 2342
Joined: 18-Nov-2008

I own too many beads!


View Profile
« Reply #3 on: July 27, 2013 06:34:27 AM »

I really love how this turned out, more like a bracelet than a traditional watch strap. It would look really dressy with some sparkly crystals. ( I love sparkle, lol.)
THIS ROCKS   Logged

SiFi Mom, aka Nancy
Crafting is my mental therapy!
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Crochet Little Mary Jane Booties Part 14/19
How to Crochet Little Mary Jane Booties Part 15/19
How to Crochet Little Mary Jane Booties Part 2/19
How to Crochet Little Mary Jane Booties Part 19/19
How to Crochet Leaves Part 5/6
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Upcycled Paint Cans
August 26, 2015 Featured Projects
Tute Tuesday: Flannel Hoodie

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.