And if you have any questions, leave us a comment. We are so happy to welcome you to Running With Sisters, where we share our love of making things. Get a button that's a little bigger than the loop. A button. The 4 strands make a fun chevron stripe pattern! Sign up for our newsletter to get projects in your inbox! Add Tip Ask Question Comment Download. Supplies: Move the knot if needed so it is the same distance from the button as the knot on the other end is from the loop. (If you have a bigger bracelet, it might be a good idea to use a bigger button just in case your knotted strings show.). We hope you like this easy friendship bracelet. We appreciate you sharing your patterns. 1. A finished bracelet Thanks Cecilia! Because they’re friendship bracelets – … Fold the cord in half by lining the ends up. Do the exact same to the last string as … Now turn it around and do some knots like so. Take the end of the string and put it through the hole diagonal from the hole you started with. We’re Kitty and Jennifer, the O’Neil Sisters. This will be the finished length. Share it with us! We’d love to help. 1 Silver Shank Button Clasp the easy friendship bracelet by fitting the loop over the button. 3. We have lots of creative projects for you – jewelry tutorials, craft how-tos, and something new, jewelry kits! Your email address will not be published. Repeat the process on the opposite set of 4 cords, creating a 7-inch bracelet with a couple inches of tails on each side (to tie it on, of course). Move the knot if needed so it is the same distance from the button as the knot on the other end is from the loop. Required fields are marked *. an Instructable on How to Carve a Pumpkin That Replicates the Look of a Shaded Drawing. My sister & I enjoy doing crafts also & like to see your posts. Make a few knots with your first and last string. Step 2: Thread the Strings Though. Now separate into two groups. After finishing your bracelet, leave out the first and last strings. In this tutorial ill show you how to add a button onto a friendship bracelet. 4. Unfold a paper clip so that it’s in the shape of a narrow “s.” Hold 1 end of the “s” by pressing it against your palm with your fingers from the same hand. Try to use one of the colors in your bracelet. Get a button that's a little bigger than the loop. Turn your bracelet so the back is facing you. J&K, Your email address will not be published. Add Tip Ask Question Comment Download. Trim the tails that are sticking out of the knot. Grasp all three cords just below the button and tie a knot. Stay connected with our Projects Newsletter! 2. ? (( Closures )) Adding a button to the Bottom of a Bracelet 1. The string should loop in front of the button as shown. Hook the looped end of your bracelet around the other end of the “s.” Bring the braided ends around and tie them together through the loop while holding the loop in place with the paper clip. Cut a piece of leather cord 30″ long. Braid for 3.5 inches, and tie an overhand knot to finish the braid. Ruler. Labradorite Gemstone And Copper Beaded Necklace, Filigree Wrap Bracelet How-to Video and Kit. Then separate all of your strings into two groups and make a knot or two with all of your strings. If you like jewelry making videos, you might like our YouTube channel. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Clasp the easy friendship bracelet by fitting the loop over the button. Sign up for our newsletter to get projects delivered to your email. Set the leather down on a ruler and measure 7”. Jennifer & Kitty. Hold that spot on one cord. Come craft with us! *Make sure to start with a loop of some sort and YES you can start a loop with an odd number of strings.*. 8. Then add 1 1/4” more to the length. Do the exact same to the last string as you did with the first string, just use the remaining holes. 2. Thanks for the visit! Your bracelet is long enough that it fits around your wrist and the end is in the middle of the loop. This will create a loop which will be part of our clasp. Push your button up to the base of the bracelet by pulling the two strings. Then tie a knot just below the folded end. Glue Take your first string and put it through a hole in the button, starting from the back. We made a video to show you just how to make your own easy friendship bracelet. It looks a lot messier. Make a pretty and easy friendship bracelet using just leather cord and a button. And make one or two knots. The string should loop in front of the button as shown. Step 1: Find a Button. This leather cord is called leather lace and it is soft and smooth – almost waxed. Do it like this. In this tutorial ill show you how to add a button onto a friendship bracelet. 7. Ours has a silver color to it. Trim the tails that are sticking out of the knot. Add more length here if you want your finished length longer. Check it out and if you like it, be sure to subscribe! Do the same with the other string with the remaining two holes. Take the end of the string and put it through the hole diagonal from the hole you started with. Try to use one of the colors in your bracelet. 30” Leather Cord (Round Lace), 1.5mm diameter Then slide the paper clip out. 8. Take your first string and put it through a hole in the button, starting from the back. This one is fast, but so cute! In the one with the orange button, I used ALL my strings instead of just two. It is round and has a diameter of 1.5mm. Your bestie will love it! Cut all of your strings. Scissors How lucky you are to get to craft with your sister! Did you make this project? Supplies: A finished bracelet Glue A button. Make sure the top of your bracelet has a loop and that your button can fit through it with some resistance and not too easily. Things you'll need: buttons, scissors, clear nail polish or glue. 5. 11 Concrete Tips to Improve Your Watercolors. I like to put clear nail polish (glue works too) on the knot so it won't come undone. Slide the shank button onto that piece of cord to that point. If you do, please subscribe to our blog! Then cut off the excess string and dab with glue. "Pennywise... the Dancing Clown!"