This guide teaches you how to make a bead-bracelet.
You have to choose an even amount of beads 2, 4, 6, 8 etc. In this guide I've chosen 6 beads. You put your beads on your elastic string (which needs to be long) and with a needle in the end.
Then you put on one more (grey) and pull the needle through the next bead in line (yellow).
Then you put on one more bead (green) and pull trough the next one (purple) and so on until you reach the bottom.
Now the two strings should both be in the last bead (red). Then you put on one red and pull trough the next one (pink). Make sure the string is tight!
Now you just keep going up and down in the same system. One bead and pull trough the next one!
If you run out of string, simply just make a knot and add some more string...
Measure your bracelet on your arm to make sure when you're done .. Now look at the ends.. They need to 'fit' together..
Now, just pull the needle trough every other bead so you 'sow' them together ..
Pull the needle up and down trough the beads in your bracelet to secure it. Try if you can end the string in the same bead as the other one. Then tie a knot..
Then cut of the strings..
And voila!! You are done! I hope you could use this guide .. If you have any questions, feel free to ask :)
You can make a lot of things, using this method, rings, bracelets etc.. You can use any color and almost any shape. Good luck!
- Elastic string