Make a Valentine Day Necklace with 5 Colored Strings for Men
Summary: This tutorial will tutor you how to make a cool necklace with multi-colored strings for your boyfriend. Follow this tutorial to prepare a wonderful gift for him!
What can attract you and your boyfriend to this handmade necklace is the sleek silhouette and bold color match. If he do love such kind of tribal style string necklace, why not try and make one for him as the oncoming valentine’s day?
The necessaries for the string-coiled necklace:
How to make the valentine necklace with strings:
Step 1: Prepare one end of necklace
1st, cut a 45cm length of leather cord, wrap a 2cm loop and hot glue the end;
2nd, cut a long piece of black thread and do coiling beneath the loop, starting from the overlapped part;
3rd, continue coiling black thread around leather cord 2cm long, glue last coil, leave a short tail and trim off excess thread;
4th, then do coiling with light blue thread 4cm long;
5th, pick a long piece of blue thread and do alternate coiling with light blue and blue thread;
6th, glue the last light blue coil and leave a short tail;
7th, pick a long piece of red thread and do red coiling 5cm long.
Step 2: coil strings and add beads
1st, slide bead onto red thread and black leather cord;
2nd, pick a long piece of darkred thread and do coiling 4cm long;
3rd, still slide a bead onto leather cord and darkred thread and do red coiling 3cm long;
4th, do light blue coiling with another piece of light blue thread;
5th, do red coiling, slide another bead on and do blue coiling with a new piece of blue thread and then continue to do red coiling;
6th, repeat blue and red coiling;
7th, then do alternate coiling with light blue and red threads.
Step 3: Finish the other end of necklace
1st, pick a long piece of black thread and do coiling adjoining to above red one;
2nd, then do long darkred coiling and short black coiling;
3rd, continue to do darkred coiling;
4th, slide the last bead onto leather cord, wrap a loop and hot glue the end;
5th, finish the darkred coiling;
6th, glue the last coil to leather cord and cut off excess thread.
The valentine day necklace gift finally looks like this:
Tada! The handmade tribal necklace is done! Doing coiling with multi-colored strings is an enjoyable thing to do while idling at home. It is a simple way to make a cool valentine day gift for men.