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Barbed wire bracelet for boy or girl
This super-easy bracelet needs only one yard of black leather or cotton thong, nothing else.....
Only takes 5 minutes to make and is equally great for a boy or a girl.
Make longer for a matching choker!

Posted by nora c. from Strathaven, Scotland, United Kingdom • Published See nora c.'s 65 projects »
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  • How to make a braided leather bracelet. Easy Barbed Wire Bracelet - Step 1
    Step 1

    Take one yard of thonging and a pair of scissors....

  • How to make a braided leather bracelet. Easy Barbed Wire Bracelet - Step 2
    Step 2

    Fold thonging in half and tie a knot to make a loop about half an inch long.....

  • How to make a braided leather bracelet. Easy Barbed Wire Bracelet - Step 3
    Step 3

    twist the two long tails together as shown until the twisted part is as long as your wrist measurement plus about half an inch.....

  • How to make a braided leather bracelet. Easy Barbed Wire Bracelet - Step 4
    Step 4

    now tie a knot at the right length for your wrist....

  • How to make a braided leather bracelet. Easy Barbed Wire Bracelet - Step 5
    Step 5

    now tie another knot on top of that one, to make it chunky....this is going to be the fastener.
    Cut off the remaining lengths of thonging.........

  • How to make a braided leather bracelet. Easy Barbed Wire Bracelet - Step 6
    Step 6

    Cut the bits you've just cut off into four pieces about 3" long

  • How to make a braided leather bracelet. Easy Barbed Wire Bracelet - Step 7
    Step 7

    Tie firmly along length of bracelet

  • How to make a braided leather bracelet. Easy Barbed Wire Bracelet - Step 8
    Step 8

    trim to size with scissors... try to cut ends at an angle to make them look sharp.

  • How to make a braided leather bracelet. Easy Barbed Wire Bracelet - Step 9
    Step 9

    Push large double knot through loop to fasten.

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Illyhia Anne B.
Illyhia Anne B. · Whitefish, Montana, US · 1 project
or you can be like me and use legit barbed wire and file down the points. Happy
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n k.
n k. · Germany, Pennsylvania, US · 24 projects
cool! I made one ages ago from old headphone wires but it doesn't look half as good Happy
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Ruby G.
Ruby G. · Roma, Queensland, AU
Awesome Happy So easy
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Sarah S.
Sarah S.
an actual yard of it?
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Sarah S.
Sarah S.
an actual yard of it?
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Caity 0.
Caity 0. · 's-Hertogenbosch, North Brabant, NL · 2 projects
it looks awesome Happy
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Jet H.
Jet H. · Haarlem, North Holland, NL · 108 projects
Looks super cool, thanks for the tute and the sharing.
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nora c.
nora c. · Strathaven, Scotland, GB · 65 projects
Yes, I meant to add...make it longer for a cool choker!
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xxBlack S.
xxBlack S. · Eugene, Oregon, US
This would make an amazing choker necklace, great idea!
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