Braided Shoelace Bracelet




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Introduction: Braided Shoelace Bracelet

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Gather up your old shoelaces and use them to make a fun simple bracelet, perfect for kids and teens.

Step 1: Materials List

To make this shoelace bracelet, you will need...

  • shoelaces in a variety of colors
  • pony beads in their matching colors
  • scissors
  • tape (not shown)

Step 2: Prep Laces

First, cut off the plastic tips of the shoelaces, and thread a pony bead on each one. Then, tie each one to keep the beads in place.

Step 3: Tape Down and Braid Down

Now, tape the tops of the laces to the top of a hard surface, and start braiding down. Make sure that the braid is nice and tight, and to also leave some slack on top so you can tie the bracelet together.

Step 4: Finish Off

Finish off with three more beads on the other end of the laces, and tie around your wrist!

Step 5: Ready to Wear

Perfect for kids and teens, this bracelet can be made in a variety of colors! It's also the perfect project for your DIY Summer Camp!



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