Aspen Bracelet in Morning Mist

PROJECT PROJ-JB-B0004
Designer: Julie Bean
Skill Level: Intermediate
This bracelet would be great as a standalone bracelet or stacked with others for a layered effect. It features leather cord and a button-and-loop clasp. The cord has then been embellished with seed beads adding a delicate feel to the design.
Instructions

Note: Components and tools listed within this INSTRUCTIONS box and the printer-friendly PDF, if available, may have been discontinued since this project was published. Refer to the PURCHASE COMPONENTS and TOOLS AND OTHER SUPPLIES sections for current availability.

This project is takes place in two major parts: creating the leather cord and button bracelet, and then the beading around the bracelet. If you wanted to, you could always have a simple leather bracelet and skip the beading.
  1. To make this project, please watch the video: DIY Jewelry: How to Make a Leather Cord and Seed Bead Bracelet. This video will walk you through the process from start to finish including mentioning how long to cut your cord and your beading thread. Enjoy!
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • CHY-1503 - Leather Cord, Round 1.5mm, Chocolate, by Leather Cord USA (1 yard)
    Project uses 18 inches. You will need 1 package(s).

  • PND-5624 - TierraCast Antiqued Silver Plated Lead-Free Pewter Apple Blossom Buttons 15.5mm (2 Pieces)
    Project uses 1 piece(s). You will need 1 package(s).

  • XCR-8947 - Wildfire Thermal Bonded Beading Thread, 20 Yard Spool, Black (.006 Inch Thick)
    Project uses 44 inches. You will need 1 package(s).

  • JSK-0026 - Toho Round Seed Beads 11/0 #41 Opaque White 8 Gram Tube
    Project uses 1 tube. You will need 1 package(s).

  • JSH-0416 - Toho Seed Beads, Round 8/0 Semi Glazed, Rainbow Turquoise (8 Gram Tube)
    Project uses 1 tube. You will need 1 package(s).

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-5450 - Xuron Jeweler's Super Fine Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
  • XTL-5600 - Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - For Cutting Beading Wire (1 Piece)
  • XTL-5700 - Fiskars 5 Precision Tip Scissors
  • XTL-3027 - Crafter's Collection Beading Needle Assorted Variety Pack - Sizes 10, 11 & 12 - 10 Pack
Additional Information
Style Bracelet
Theme Boho, Autumn
Ingredients CHY-1503, XCR-8947, PND-5624, JSK-0026, JSH-0416,

Purchase Components

Purchase the components needed to make this project. Change quantities as needed to make multiple pieces. Tip: Save this project to your wishlist to easily return to project instructions.
Leather Cord, Round 1.5mm, Chocolate, by Leather Cord USA (1 yard)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Yard.
$2.25 / Package | SKU: CHY-1503
Wildfire Thermal Bonded Beading Thread, 20 Yard Spool, Black (.006 Inch Thick)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$5.57 / Package | SKU: XCR-8947
TierraCast Antiqued Silver Plated Lead-Free Pewter Apple Blossom Buttons 15.5mm (2 Pieces)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 2 Pieces.
$3.75 / Package | SKU: PND-5624
Toho Round Seed Beads 11/0 #41 Opaque White 8 Gram Tube
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Tube.
$2.25 / Package | SKU: JSK-0026
Toho Seed Beads, Round 8/0 Semi Glazed, Rainbow Turquoise (8 Gram Tube)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Tube.
$2.99 / Package | SKU: JSH-0416
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Tools and Other Supplies:

Xuron Jeweler's Super Fine Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
$25.99 / Package | SKU: XTL-5450
Fiskars 5 Precision Tip Scissors
$7.45 / Package | SKU: XTL-5700

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