This month we have been busy making some hand woven bracelets. These are perfect for a thoughtful gift for your closest of friends or family. Alternatively you could make yourself a nice new accessory to wear with your own personal touch. These are very cheap to make however take a bit of time but once you get the hang of it, you soon start seeing the bracelet come together.
All you will need for this tutorial is:
3 different coloured Cotton embroidery threads
A strip of Sellotape
A pair of Scissors
Before you start you will need to cut two strands of each colour thread at 25 inches/64cm long. (e.g 2 strands both measuring at 25'',(65cm) of red cotton thread, 2 strand at 25"(65cm) of blue cotton and another 2 strands of green cotton thread the same length at 25"(65cm).
For the demonstration I have used Red, blue and green tapestry wool, as it is a little bit bigger so easy to understand.
Arrange the threads as alternate colours. For example start with Red, Green, Blue then mirror it back, Blue, Green, Red. Like pictured below.
Place a strip of sellotape across the threads onto a hard surface. Make sure you leave atleast 8cm above the sellotape at the top, to allow for tying your bracelet together at the end
Follow the video below for the steps of making this bracelet.
If you have any questions about making the bracelets you can pop into the shop at
80 Warwick Road, CV8 1HL- Tel: 01926 859892 and we'd be happy to help you
. We're open 9:30 till 5pm Tuesday- Friday and 10 -5pm on the Saturday.
All the supplies used to make these woven bracelets are available to buy at
Karen Delahunty Sewing & Knitting Centre.
Hope you all enjoyed this and have fun creating these lovely hand made bracelets for your friends and family.
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