A braided Bracelet from Macramé Cord with a Click Fastener

SKU#:
v14074

A braided Bracelet from Macramé Cord with a Click Fastener

SKU#:
v14074

This bracelet is braided from macramé cord. The fastener is a two-part fastener; one for each end. The cord ends are secured with textile glue.

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Use two 130cm pieces of macramé cord for the bracelet. Thread the cords through the hole on one part of the two-part click fastener. Attach this onto a clip board. NB: Arrange the two cords at the top (in the middle) so that they are approx. 30cm long.
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Make the first braiding as shown.
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Make the second braiding the same way – only opposite.
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Continue to braid – alternately from each side until the desired length is reached.
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Secure the two outer cords at each side using textile glue. Thread the two middle cords through the other part of the two-part click fasterner.
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Attach a binder clip to each side whilst the glue is drying. Now trim the two cords.
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Pull the two cords backwards and secure them underneath the braiding on the back as shown. Use a pointed object to help the procedure; e.g. a yarn needle, a brush handle etc.
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Apply a blob of textile glue prior to pulling the cords taut and trimming. Attach the binder clips from previously and leave to dry.
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A TIP!
Instead of using textile glue, the cord ends may be secured by melting under a flame (with a lighter). However, this is not recommended for children.
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