How to Make Braided Bracelet with Nylon Thread and Rhinestone Beads
Summary: This tutorial will show you how to make a beautiful braided bracelet, if you are planning to make a friendship bracelet, you can take this one into consideration.
Wanna make a friendship bracelet for your new friends in school? Come and check this tutorial! We’ll share you a braided friendship bracelet made with nylon threads and rhinestone beads, have a nice try!
Jewelry making supplies needed to make this simple braided bracelet:
Clear Flat Back Drop Acrylic Rhinestone Cabochons
Blue Flat Back Round Acrylic Rhinestone Cabochon
Golden Cup Chain
1.5mm Medium Purple Nylon Thread
1.5mm Light Blue Nylon Thread
Light Blue Felt
How to make this braided friendship bracelet:
Step 1: Prepare the threads
1st, cut 12 pieces of nylon threads, six purple threads and six blue threads;
2nd, fix the threads with a hairclip.
Step 2: Braid the threads
1st, separate the threads into three strands, each strand with four threads, two purple ones and two blue ones;
2nd, put the left strand up onto the middle strand;
3rd, put the right strand up onto the left strand;
4th, put the middle strand up onto the right strand;
5th, tighten the threads to make the braided units.
Step 3: Finish the main pattern of the braided bracelet
1st, keep braiding until you get your desired length;
2nd, once finished braiding, pick out a purple thread of each end, wrap the purple threads several times and make a knot to fix each end, then cut off the extra length of the purple threads.
Step 4: Connect the ends of the bracelet
1st, cut a piece of blue thread;
2nd, put the bracelet ends together and connect them by making several square knots with the blue thread.
Step 5: Make the rhinestone decoration
1st, glue the blue rhinestone cabochon onto the felt;
2nd, wrap the cup chain around the blue rhinestone cabochon;
3rd, cut extra felt.
Step 6: Finish the braided bracelet
1st, glue the previous rhinestone decoration on the middle of the bracelet;
2nd, glue two clear drop rhinestone cabochons to each side of the round one.
Here comes the final look of the braided bracelet:
It looks really beautiful right? And it won’t take long to make one. If you want to make a lovely friendship bracelet for your BFF or you want to do some simple DIY, try this braided bracelet, the finished one will never let you down!