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Update an old bangle
Do you have any ugly, old, or uninteresting bangles laying around? Its so easy to update them with some scrap suede or leather.

Posted by Caroline from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada • Published See Caroline's 11 projects »
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  • How to make a wrapped bangle. Leather And Suede Wrapped Bangle - Step 1
    Step 1

    Heat up your hot glue gun! Put a dab of glue on one side of your bangle, press the end of your cording into it.

  • How to make a wrapped bangle. Leather And Suede Wrapped Bangle - Step 2
    Step 2

    Wrap the cord tightly around the bangle several times, add another dab of glue and press the cording into it. Keep wrapping and gluing.
    Keep the glue to one side of the bangle as you might notice that the side with the glue will be slightly messier than the side without.

  • How to make a wrapped bangle. Leather And Suede Wrapped Bangle - Step 3
    Step 3

    If you have a long enough piece of cording you could go all the way around your bangle. But, I only had scraps so... onto the next colour.

  • How to make a wrapped bangle. Leather And Suede Wrapped Bangle - Step 4
    Step 4

    Start the next piece the same way you started the first, just make sure to line it up with the end.
    You might notice that the cord starts to become kind of angled.

  • How to make a wrapped bangle. Leather And Suede Wrapped Bangle - Step 5
    Step 5

    Keep wrapping and gluing until you come back to where you started. To finish off you might need to overlap the last piece of cording with the first until you've covered up all the bangle.

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