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Why settle for one style of watch? Interchangeable bracelets give you options.
The clips at either side of the bracelet means that you can easily swap the strap to match your outfit.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1114 projects »
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  • How to make a watch. Watch Bracelet - Step 1
    Step 1

    For this you will need a watch. You can use an old watch by taking off the strap or you can buy the individual watch on it's own. Attach two large jump rings through either side of the watch.

  • How to make a watch. Watch Bracelet - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut a length of jewellery thread long enough to fit around your wrist 3 times. Slip a jewellery clasp in to the middle of the thread.

  • How to make a watch. Watch Bracelet - Step 3
    Step 3

    Slip a large bead over both tails.

  • How to make a watch. Watch Bracelet - Step 4
    Step 4

    Slip a thin long bead on either tail.

  • How to make a watch. Watch Bracelet - Step 5
    Step 5

    Slip a round bead on either tail.

  • How to make a watch. Watch Bracelet - Step 6
    Step 6

    Slip another long thin bead on either tail.

  • How to make a watch. Watch Bracelet - Step 7
    Step 7

    Slip another large bead over both tails.

  • How to make a watch. Watch Bracelet - Step 8
    Step 8

    Continue this bead pattern until you have a bracelet long enough to fit your wrist. Slip a jewellery clasp on the end and knot the thread. Clip either end of the bracelet, the clasps, on to the jump rings of the watch.

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Lolly.Bot
Lolly.Bot · Enfield, England, GB
Oh how cool, my mate will love this, she has a thing for watches!!
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mamachka
mamachka
This is SO perfect for my Nana's old watch that I have had for years. It has a decrepit black leather strap that is all disintegrated! Thank you Cat!
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Singingpraisehomemaker
Singingpraisehomemaker · 7 projects
Thats a cute idea
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Courtney Couture
Courtney Couture · Keller, Texas, US · 20 projects
I've ALWAYS wanted one of these! YAY!
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Sheila

THIS IS SO ADORABLE< NOW I AM NOT SO WORRIED ABOUT HOW TO START MY OWN PATTERN FOR A WATCH BAND> THANKS SO MUCH!!!
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jamie

what a cute idea!! i love it!!
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