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Bohemian Jewelry Ensemble
I started this project to create a striking bracelet and necklace ensemble to go with a black outfit. And so far I only have one necklace and a few bracelets. So much work still to do!

But here it goes.

Posted by Bohemiansky from Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa • Published See Bohemiansky's 14 projects »
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  • How to make a wrapped bangle. Thread Wrapping - Step 1
    Step 1

    Double tie the embroidery thread around the bangle. Keep the thread tight over the bangle. (See 7.)

  • How to make a wrapped bangle. Thread Wrapping - Step 2
    Step 2

    Bring the thread through the bangle towards you.

  • How to make a wrapped bangle. Thread Wrapping - Step 3
    Step 3

    Pull the thread tight. At the start, tie the thread over the excess thread. (Shown in 9.)

  • How to make a wrapped bangle. Thread Wrapping - Step 4
    Step 4

    From the first "knot", ensure that the thread is next to each other, and that the bangle does not show. Here you can clearly see that the knots are on the inside.

  • How to make a wrapped bangle. Thread Wrapping - Step 5
    Step 5

    While the outside is nice and smooth and none of the bangle is showing.

  • How to make a wrapped bangle. Thread Wrapping - Step 6
    Step 6

    Snip off the thread, leaving a few inches.

  • How to make a wrapped bangle. Thread Wrapping - Step 7
    Step 7

    Double knot your second colour against the previous colour, over the excess of the previous colour.

  • How to make a wrapped bangle. Thread Wrapping - Step 8
    Step 8

    Now you place both colours' excess thread against the bangle, and proceed with the knotting as previously.

  • How to make a wrapped bangle. Thread Wrapping - Step 9
    Step 9

    Remember to knot it tightly against the previous colour's last knot so that the bangle does not show. Also, pull the two excess thread tightly in the opposite colour of the first colour, to ensure that it does not create a lump.

  • How to make a wrapped bangle. Thread Wrapping - Step 10
    Step 10

    You can use as many colours as you want to. Each time doing exactly the same. When you have covered the whole bangle in thread, you can use a needle and simply work the excess thread away, so that it does not loosen.

  • How to make a wrapped bangle. Thread Wrapping - Step 11
    Step 11

    Viola!

    Some of these may seem unnecessary, but rather too much than too few.
    If you have any questions, just ask.

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xoxo- Brook
xoxo- Brook · Anchorage, Alaska, US · 3 projects
oooh i want to make this(:
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Ivy K.
Ivy K.
How do you finish it off
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squish56
squish56 · 1 project
soooo kool
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Rachael B.
Rachael B. · 1 project
lovely!
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