Rainbow Bracelet Beading Pattern
- Learn how to make a DIY rainbow bracelet with this beaded herringbone stitch jewelry making tutorial.
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DIY Rainbow Bracelet Beading Tutorial #330
A rainbow made of beads! Poet William Wordsworth, who wrote the “The Rainbow”, described the joy he felt when seeing a rainbow as a child, a response which remained into adulthood, and which he fervently hoped he would keep into old age. Like many, I share his sentiment and still excitedly point and call out to those around me, “ooh look – a rainbow!” (once, to my extreme embarrassment, at my son's high school game when I just assumed that everyone would want to see it. : ? This inspiring bracelet, designed by Cara, makes a colorful, joyful and substantial statement piece - measuring over 1¼” (3cm) wide.
Easy and relaxing to stitch up, this project is almost as much fun to make as it is to wear and share! With over 60 high-resolution full-color photos and easy to follow step-by-step directions, as well as a detailed materials page and color information, this tutorial will show you how to quickly stitch up your own inspiring bracelet so you can share your lifelong appreciation of rainbows with others in no time. Thank you for shopping Simple Bead Patterns, and as always, bead happy!
DIY jewelry making beading pattern by Cara Landry
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