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A simple beaded bracelet with a shrink plastic newt.
My friend Louise loves newts, so I made her this bracelet for her birthday.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1143 projects »
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  • Step 1

    Trace around an image of a newt or download the PDF and use my template. Cut out the paper template.

  • How to make a shrink plastic bracelet. Newt Bracelet - Step 2
    Step 2

    Use blue tack to stick the paper template to the shrink plastic and cut around the template.

  • Step 3

    Use a hole punch to make small holes at either side of the newt.

  • Step 4

    Heat the shrink plastic newt down in an oven until small.

  • Step 5

    Cut a strand of elastic long enough to fit around your wrist twice and tie it through one side of the newt, so that it's in the middle. Tie a knot.

  • Step 6

    Slide on wooden beads, making a nice pattern as you go.

  • How to make a shrink plastic bracelet. Newt Bracelet - Step 7
    Step 7

    Knot the elastic through the other side of the newt and you're all done!

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KMOM14
KMOM14 · Fort Wayne, Indiana, US · 377 projects
Cute!
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