Start with a 3 straw woven bracelet made out of linen yarn and metallic cord, then move on to the 5 straw design. The weave is flexible and comfortable to wear. The linen is soft and cool against the skin. Explore additional fiber materials and weaving techniques. This is a great introduction to weaving.
The PDF tutorial is a full step by step tutorial with pictures for every step. The 23 page long PDF document is available as a digital document accessible online. You can view it on your computer, laptop or tablet, download it, or print it. It has easy to follow step by step instructions with 60 close-up pictures , plus all the details on how to make professionally finished bracelets.
Recommended Tools and Supplies for this Project: 3 to 5 Stirrers (5 inch thin straws), Thin Wire, Tapestry Needle, Mini-Macrame Board + T-Pins, Thread Burner, Scissors, Scotch Tape, Blue Painters Tape, Pliers. Some of these are included in the Starter Kit, others are available HERE.
Woven Bracelet Tutorial & Starter Kit
Make two 3-straw design or one 5-straw design with Aqua Sea Linen and Rich Silver Metallic Cord
Make two 3-straw design or one 5-straw design with Purple Cloud Linen and Light Aurora Borealis Metallic Cord
Make two 3-straw design or one 5-straw design with Umber Linen and Gold Metallic Cord
Explore designs with Natural and White Linen and any leftover metallic cords. Make 2 to 4 bracelets
Comes with an assortment of C-Lon Tex 400 Cord colors
to hold everything
Makes 6 to 10 bracelets - Usually includes:
5 Bobbins of 10 yd (9 m) of Fil de Lin: Aqua Sea, Purple Cloud, Umber, Natural and White
+ 3 Twisted Metallic Cords: Rich Silver, Light Aurora Borealis, and Rich Gold
+ 10 mini-straws/stirrers
+ 1 Wire Needle + 1 Tapestry Needle
+ Assorted Colors of C-Lon Tex 400 Cord - 7 colors, 1 yd each
+ 1 Project Vinyl Bag
+ Access to PDF Instructions
The selection of yarn and metallic cords included in starter kit changes depending on current stock.
All the tools for this project...
Plus a Large Fine Tip Reamer and Beading Tweezers for other projects. They are not needed for this one...
Mini Macrame Board Set
1 Beadsmith Mini Macrame Board
1 Bead Mat
2 Tapestry Needles, Size 18 and 20
Mini Mac Tool Set
Everything listed above...
+ Thread Magic
+ Small Organic Beeswax Cake
+ Large Fine Tip Reamer
Thread Magic is a thread conditioner and protector. It extend the life of the thread and protect it from UV rays. It does not freeze or melt and it is acid-free & non-toxic.
Essential for the sliding square knot closure and recommended for coating C-Lon Tex 400 Bead Cord for these bracelets. Made in the U.S.A.
SuperMax Thread Burner
Designed for working with wax models. With its additional battery, it burns hotter and gets to a higher temperature faster, so it is recommended for Chinese Knotting Cord and heavier cord such as Clown Bead Cord Tex 400. 9" (22.5 cm) long.
Any flat or chain nose priers will do for this project.
Woven Bracelet Tutorial - $5.00 PDF Access
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Copyrights: These instructions are copyrighted and are for personal use only. If you would like to use these instructions to teach, either buy a set of instructions per student or a kit for each student. Do not duplicate this document either in print or in an electronic manner. When purchasing this PDF, it is assumed that you agree with the terms of the copyright of this document. As to bracelets, make as many as you wish.
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About colors - While every attempt was made to reproduce colors accurately, colors on your monitor may not precisely match actual thread colors. Dye lots from manufacturer may vary!
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