To make elongate bracelets, manipulation pony beads and Stretch Magic string, or elastic cord. elementary instructions and tips are listed below, this is a great bodily process for groups, classrooms, parties and other occasions. With our large survival of different bead colors, you can create amazing and unique color combinations and beading patterns using our bulk beads.
Stretch bracelets are amazing because they are simple to make and they easily slip onto your wrist so you can express your fashion style. Beaded bracelets are great as individualized gifts and are a fun activeness to do with a group of friends at a party, on a showery day, festival or event. After creating bracelets with vibrant colored pony beads, extra beads can be strung on to hair braids for a hip and trendy count .
- 12″ of elastic cord per bracelet, our example uses2mm elastic cord
- 30-35 beads – 6x9mm pony beads and /or
Reading: How to Make Pony Bead Bracelets
7mm alphabet beads
- binder clip
Tips – Before you start
- Plan out the colors and beads you need, you can lay out your beads on a bead mat or place mat and decide on the pattern or order of how you will string the beads
- Experiment with different color combinations and patterns, we also have pony bead color combo sets
- To adjust the size of your bracelet, add or subtract beads, each pony bead is about 1/4″
- How many beads and how much string will you need to make stretch bracelets? Use ourBead Bracelet Calculator
- Want to make necklaces? It’s easy to make necklaces with cotton cord, hemp or rubber cord that are one size fits all, just make them long enough to slip over the head or use elastic cording. To calculate the beads you need use our Bead Necklace Calculator
Here is how you make an average adult size bracelet:
- Cut 12 ” elastic cord
- Attach a binder clip to one end, this keeps beads from falling off the end of the string as you are threading them on
- String beads in the design or form that you like
- double knot the cord and spare access, some types of elastic cord have particular knot instructions therefore check the packaging for extra information
here is how you make an average adult size watchband : Having a party? Click here for party favor ideas and bead party activities .
Bracelet Size Guide
7 ” bracelet – a little adult watchband size
7.25 – 7.5 ” – average women ‘s watchband size
8 ” or larger – large adult/ men ‘s watchband size
Pony beads are popular for many types of bead projects and craft projects. You can create playfulness stretch bracelets using formative shot glass beads and rudiment beads. Since pony bead are available in over 175 different colors and mixes, you can create many alone designs. To create personalize jewelry and accessories, use rudiment beads and act beads to spells names or create particular sayings and messages. Use pony beads to create bracelets, necklaces, key chains and early crafts.
Stretch bracelets can besides be made with circle beads, seed beads, cube beads, field glass beads, crystals beads and gem beads .
“ Hope ” Bracelet features Pearl mix pony beads
“ Dream ” bracelet features Glitter mix shot glass beads
“ Love ” bracelet features Valentine ‘s shuffle shot glass beads
We ‘d love to see what you made – please e-mail pics or share on social media @ ponybeadstore