Featherly DIY Bracelets

DIY JEWELRY making 

Designed by Denise Yezbak Moore
for Halcraft Collection

Materials:
28     Bead Gallery® black glass Czech dagger copper iris  (16376)
26     Bead Gallery® amber luster glass oval  (13271)
11     Bead Gallery® fuchsia iris coated faceted glass tube  (13688)
24     Bead Gallery® topaz/purple coated glass rondelle  (13680)
150” brown 3-ply waxed linen cording

Tools:
Wire nippers
Super glue
Clip Board or Macramé Board
Large document clip

Level of difficulty (Advanced)

Time – 1 to  1  1/2 hours depending on skill level

Instructions:

1.     Cut 4 lengths of 30” cording and 2 lengths of 15” cording. Set aside.
2.    Using 1 length of 30” cording, move over 8” from end of strand and form a simple knot.
3.    On other side of cord, string stick (moving to knot), form a simple knot (repeat 27). Set aside.
4.    Using 1 length of 30” cording, move over 8” from end of strand and form a simple knot.
5.    On other side of cord, string oval (moving oval to knot), form a simple knot (repeat 10 times). Set aside.
6.    Using 1 length of 30” cording, move over 8” from end of strand and form a simple knot.
7.    On other side of cord, string 24 tubes and form a simple knot. Set aside.
8.    Using 1 length of 30” cording, string amber bead to 8” from the end, pass cord through opposite side of bead and pull tight.
9.    String bead, pass cord though opposite side of bead, slide bead next to bead from step 8 and pull cord tight. Repeat 24 times.
10.    Bring all 4 strands together.
11.    Left side – Form an overhand knot next to beads
12.    Repeat step 11 on right side of bracelet.
13.    Macramé’ slide – Cut 2 lengths of 15” cording.
14.    Cross bracelet cords, place left side under top document clip. Move bracelet over to the right side of clipboard and secure with a document clip.
15.    Bring the 2 strands of 15” thread together, slide under bracelet and form a simple knot.
16.    Form 2 and ½ square knots.
17.    Trim cords carefully at knot and dab with super glue (make sure you don not glue the center cords to the knot).
18.    Pull center cords together making sure there is enough room to fit the bracelet onto your wrist.
19.    Form a simple knot and trim end. Repeat on other side of bracelet.
20.    Left side - Separate strands, form a simple knot, string rondelle and form a simple knot. Trim end. Repeat 2 times.
21.    Repeat step 26 on the right side of bracelet.

Denise Yezbak Moore is a self-taught artisan. Denise has been a senior designer here at Halcraft Collection for 9 years. She loves to create jewelry with a bohemian flair. She resides in Southern California and enjoys hearing from fellow beaders.



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