Leather Braided Bracelets

Suede is a marvelous material for bracelets—it’s so supple and comfortable to wear. These slip-on bracelets look beautiful as stacking pieces, and they’re quick and easy to make. Create a bunch in coordinating colors for simple, inexpensive gifts!

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30 bracelets

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    For each bracelet, measure and cut three pieces of suede lacing about 16 inches long.
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    Thread all three pieces through both jump ring. Pull through so the rings are about 3 inches from one end of the lacing.
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    Tape the end with the jump rings onto a table to secure, and braid the suede lacing together. You can create a different effect by making a tighter or looser braid. Stop when you have about 3 inches of lacing left.
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    Tape the unbraided end together to prevent it from unraveling. Then use the pliers to thread the three end pieces through the jump rings again.
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    Remove the tape. Tie a knot in both ends of the lacing to secure. Trim off any excess lacing, and slip on your new bracelet!

Instructions Summary

  1. Cut three 16 inch pieces of suede lacing.
  2. Thread all three pieces through both jump rings, leaving about 3 inches on one end.
  3. Tape the end on a table and braid the suede pieces together. Stop about 3 inches from the other end.
  4. Tape the loose ends together to prevent them from unraveling. Use the pliers to thread the end pieces through the jump rings again.
  5. Remove the tape. Tie a knot in each end to secure, and trim any excess.
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