DIY Braided Thread and Chain Wrap Bracelet Tutorial

This fun bracelet DIY is a great way to update your wrists for spring. It’s pretty easy to make, and very customizable. I used gunmetal chain and cool colors (or mermaid colors, as I came to think of them), but with different colors or a gold or silver chain you can go for a totally different look. Ready to get braiding?

DIY Braided Embroidery Thread and Chain Bracelet Tutorial DIY Braided Embroidery Thread and Chain Bracelet Tutorial


Materials:
Embroidery thread in various colors
Thick curb chain, long enough to fit around your wrist twice
Measuring tape or ruler
Scissors
Pliers
Tape
Needle
Jump rings
Clasp

DIY Braided Embroidery Thread and Chain Bracelet Tutorial
Methods:
1. Cut embroidery 30 pieces of embroidery thread 2.5 times the length of your chain. My chain is 13.5 inches, so I cut mine about 34 inches each. Tie a loose knot about an inch from one end, and divide the threads into three bundles.
DIY Braided Embroidery Thread and Chain Bracelet Tutorial
2. Tape down the end of the threads, and begin braiding them.
DIY Braided Embroidery Thread and Chain Bracelet Tutorial
3. Braid until the braid is the length of the chain, then take a few strands and tie them around the end of the threads.
DIY Braided Embroidery Thread and Chain Bracelet Tutorial
4. Untie the loose knot you tied in step 1, and thread a needle with a length of thread twice the length of the chain. Use the length of thread to tie off the end of the braid, and then begin sewing the braid to the chain. Use one stitch per chain link.
DIY Braided Embroidery Thread and Chain Bracelet Tutorial5. Continue sewing until you reach the end of the chain and braid.
DIY Braided Embroidery Thread and Chain Bracelet Tutorial
6. Tie the thread off and hide the ends within the braid, and add clasps to the chain. Trim the thread ends so they’re all even, and about an inch long.
DIY Braided Embroidery Thread and Chain Bracelet Tutorial

DIY Braided Embroidery Thread and Chain Bracelet Tutorial

DIY Braided Embroidery Thread and Chain Bracelet Tutorial