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Crafty jewelry: Summer Kid Craft, Ric Rac and Button Bracelet

Jewelry making, Sewing  |  August 19th 2011  |  0 Comment
 

Crafty jewelry: Summer Kid Craft, Ric Rac and Button Bracelet

Jewelry making

If you sew at all, chances are you have bits of ric rac and odd buttons sticking in your sewing basket that you’d be more than willing to put to good use. This bracelet is a quick and easy project suitable for kids that lends itself to being replicated over and over. Here’s how to make a ric rac and button bracelet:

You will need: A needle and thread, 1 inch strip of elastic roughly  twice as wide as your ric rac, two strips of ric rac approx. 8 inches long (smaller kid’s wrists can use less) and a large button.

Twist the ric rac together so it looks like this.

Sew one end of the ric rac to the strip of elastic. Check to make sure that the bracelet is going to fit. Trim off some ric rac if it seems too big. Sew the other end of the ric rac to the elastic. Sew the button to the middle of the elastic to cover it up.

Source:elizabethabernathy.com