Revamped “Tie-Dye” Friendship Bracelets – Fun Friendship Bracelet Patterns!

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Revamped “Tie-Dye” Friendship Bracelets – Fun Friendship Bracelet Patterns!

If you thought friendship bracelets were just for kids, think again. This tutorial is a revamped version of the childhood classic that is a bit more adult but still tons of fun. The mix of colored embroidery floss strands creates a faux “tie-dye” effect, while the chic charms add a touch of “zen” and allow for easy personalization. Best of all, these braided beauties require minimal materials, so they’re a totally fuss-free project to while away an afternoon.

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Materials:

 scissors
 small charms
 embroidery floss

Instructions:

1. Gather materials. Needed are scissors, small charms, and embroidery floss. Use as many colors as you want. Each color combination will have different results!

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2.) Cut your embroidery floss. I used about 1  foot of the floss, but my wrists are small. It’s better to cut more than less. I used about 11 strands of my floss. Now, separate the floss into its individual threads (tedious!!) and lay out on your table, being careful not to tangle them.

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3.) Group all of your individual threads into three big groups, making sure you get a varied amount of colors in each group. Knot at the top and braid. You should get a nice “tie-dye” effect!

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4.) Knot at the end, when it’s long enough to tie on your wrist.

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Make them in a variety of colors! Also, vary the amount of strands you use to make thinner and thicker bracelets.

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6.) To add charms, simply place charms on a jump ring and add in the middle of your braid.

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7.) You are finished! Add as many or as few as you want! I made a set out of my three friendship bracelets with coordinating charms.

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By: Allison