How to Make a Single Braided Charm Bracelet out of Suede Cord
Summary: Want to make a single braided bracelet? Well, today’s jewelry making tutorial will totally share you about how to make a single braided bracelet. Hope you will like it!
This single braided bracelet is made up of suede cords and aluminum wire. I use aluminum wire to form a bangle and braid suede cords around the wire bangle. At last, the silver charms are a wonderful and shiny addition to this single braided bracelet’s beauty. Now, follow me to learn how to make a single braided bracelet step by step!
Materials needed in making a single braided bracelet:
Instructions for making a single braided bracelet:
Step 1: Wrap the bangle frame for making a single braided bracelet
1st, cut about 20cm 1.5mm aluminum wire;
2nd, wrap the wire around a cylinder several turns, then take it out of the cylinder; now, you get a circle wire wrapped bangle, you can adjust the size of the circle to fit your wrist.
Step 2: Start to make the single braided bracelet
1st, cut three 40cm different colors of suede cords, thread the three cords through the bangle frame, and fold them in half so that you have the same length of cord on either side;
2nd, divide the six suede cords into three different strands as picture shows;
3rd, make your first braid stroke around the bangle to secure all of the cords, and use 3-strand braid way to make the single braided bracelet, remember every time you braid from right to left, wrap around the wire wrapped bangle;
4th, continue to braid until the entire bangle is covered, back to where the braid started.
Step 3: Finish making a single braided bracelet
1st, take one of the suede cords to tie a side knot around the rest of the cord strands, pull it tight and trim the ends of the each suede cord;
2nd, attach charms with jump rings directly onto the single braided bracelet between the beginning and end of the bracelet.
The final look of the single braided bracelet looks like this:
So far, this tutorial on how to make a single braided bracelet has been finished! For making this single braided bracelet, you can use other materials such as silk instead of suede cords as well. Just have a nice try! I believe you can have a better design!