How to Weave DIY 3-strand Braid Friendship Bracelet with Seed Beads
Summary: Learn a new way on quickly weaving your own cool and stylish homemade jewelry- a simple 3-strand woven friendship bracelet for boyfriends and girlfriends. It is really easy to follow!
Every time we get to the shorts and sandals weather, I'd like stack my arms with a bunch of adorable bracelets and bangles. So here’s a tutorial of a DIY woven friendship bracelet with beads, you will love this surprisingly simple homemade jewelry. You can turn this design into a friendship bracelet for boyfriend or girlfriend. Let's start to weave this friendship bracelet.
Materials for weaving DIY friendship bracelet:
Instructions for weaving DIY friendship bracelet:
Step 1: Prepare threads for DIY woven bracelet
1st, cut 3 strips of 1mm nylon thread, each about 80cm. Fold in half and tie an overhand knot at top. Reserve a 6mm part at the end of the thread to attach the cord end;
2nd, clamp the top on a flat surface. Next, separate the strands into 3 groups;
3rd, slide one 4mm round seed bead onto the two outer cord ends respectively;
4th, braid the common 3-strand plait;
5th, thread a seed bead onto the two new outer cords and continue to braid;
6th, keep adding beads and braiding until the bracelet reaches about 1cm shorter than your wrist circumference;
7th, close off by tying another overhand knot. Leave 6mm and trim off all excess tails.
Step 2: Add clasp on DIY woven bracelet
1st, dab drops of glue onto the leftover 6mm part at the two ends and then insert them into the cord end. Set aside to dry;
2nd, attach the clasp on one end using a jumpring. On the other end, thread a jumpring;
3rd, hook the clasp onto the jumpring and the DIY woven friendship with beads has been completed.
As a versatile jewelry design, there is a lot of room for variation with this pattern depending on the twines and beads you prefer and choose. No matter you make bracelet for male friends or femaled friends, this woven bead bracelet makes a great gift at any occasion and circumstance.