How to Make Stretchy Bracelets

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Do you want to learn how to make stretchy bracelets? If so, you have come to the right place! In this blog post, we will teach you everything you need to know about how to make these fun and fashionable accessories.

We will discuss the different types of stretchy bracelets that you can make, as well as provide step-by-step instructions on how to create them.

So what are you waiting for? Start learning how to make stretchy bracelets today!

What Are Stretchy Bracelets?

Stretchy bracelets are just that – bracelets made of a stretchy material. They’re usually made of silicone, latex, or rubber, and they’re widely popular among kids and adults alike. Why?

They’re comfortable to wear, they come in a wide variety of colors and styles, and they’re relatively inexpensive.

Plus, they can be customized with charms or other embellishments to create a unique look.

What Are The Different Types of Stretchy Bracelets?

There are four main types of stretchy bracelets: beaded, charm, friendship, and awareness.

Beaded bracelets are the most popular type of bracelet. They are made with glass, metal, or plastic beads.

Charm bracelets have charms that dangle from the bracelet.

Friendship bracelets are given to friends as a symbol of friendship. Awareness bracelets are worn to support a cause or raise awareness for an issue.

What Equipment Do You Need to Make Stretchy Bracelets?

In order to make stretchy bracelets, you will need the following materials:

  • Elastic cord
  • Scissors
  • Lighter
  • Beads (optional)

What Is The Best Material to Use For Stretch Bracelets?

There are a few different options when it comes to what type of material to use for your stretch bracelet.

The most common and popular option is elastic cord, which can be found at most craft stores.

Another option is clear fishing line, which will give your bracelet a more delicate look.

Finally, you could also use cotton thread or string for a more rustic look.

How Do You Make Stretchy Bracelets? Step By Step Guide

Making your own bracelets is a great way to accessorize and personalize your style. And, with this step-by-step guide, you’ll be able to make your very own stretchy bracelet in no time!

So, how do you make a stretchy bracelet? First, you’ll need some elastic cord. You can find this at most craft stores. Cut a piece of cord that is about twice the circumference of your wrist. Then, tie a knot in one end of the cord.

Next, take one end of the cord and thread it through the other end. Continue to thread it through until you have made a loop.

Once you have made the loop, pull on both ends of the cord until the knot is snug against the loop.

Now, you’ll need to measure out how much beads you’ll need. String on about 30 beads, or enough to fit comfortably around your wrist.

Once you have strung on the beads, tie a knot in the end of the cord. Trim any excess cord and voila! You’ve made your very own bracelet.

How Do You Measure a Stretch Cord For a Bracelet?

To make a bracelet, you’ll need to measure the stretch cord to your wrist size. You’ll need about two inches of slack, so add that to your wrist measurement. For example, if your wrist measures six inches, you’ll need an eight-inch long piece of cord.

Cut the cord with scissors, and tie a knot at one end. Make sure the knot is big enough that it won’t slide through the beads! If you’re using thin beads, thread them onto the cord now. If you’re using bigger beads, or charms, wait to add those until later.

How Do You Make Multi Strand Stretch Bracelets?

You can make multi strand stretch bracelets using a variety of materials. The most important thing is to choose a material that will be comfortable for you to wear.

Some people prefer to use natural fibers, such as cotton or wool, while others prefer synthetic fibers, such as polyester or nylon.

There are a few things you’ll need in order to make your own multi strand stretch bracelet:

  • elastic cord
  • scissors
  • beads (optional)
  • needle and thread (optional)


Cut several lengths of elastic cord, each about 18 inches long. If you’re using beads, thread them onto the cord now. Tie one end of each length of cord together, making sure that the beads are evenly distributed.

Tie the other end of the cords together, making a knot that’s big enough so that it won’t slip through the elastic. Trim any excess cord, and you’re done!

Your bracelet should be comfortable to wear, and will stretch to accommodate your wrist size. If you find that it’s too loose or too tight, simply adjust the length of the cord accordingly. You can also add or remove beads to change the look of your bracelet.

How Much Can You Sell Stretchy Bracelets For?

You can sell handmade stretchy bracelets for around $0.50 to $0.75 each, depending on how many you make and how much you charge for shipping. If you’re selling them at a craft fair or online, you’ll want to factor in the cost of materials as well.

Where Can You Sell Stretchy Bracelets?

So, you’ve finally mastered how to make those amazing stretchy bracelets. Congratulations! Now it’s time to start selling them so you can make some money. But where should you sell them?

There are a few options when it comes to selling stretchy bracelets:

  • You could sell them at a local craft fair or market. This is a great option if you want to get started selling your bracelets right away.
  • You could open an online store. This is a great option if you want to reach a wider audience and sell your bracelets on your own terms.
  • You could approach local businesses about carrying your bracelets in their stores. This is a great option if you want to get your bracelets into brick-and-mortar stores.

No matter where you decide to sell your bracelets, make sure you price them fairly and market them well so that people will want to buy them.

How Do You Make a Friendship Bracelet?

The first thing you need to do is gather your supplies. For this project, you will need:

  • embroidery floss
  • scissors
  • tape measure or ruler
  • pencil
  • lighter (optional)

Now that you have everything you need, let’s get started! The first step is to cut six strands of embroidery floss, each 18 inches long. If you want your bracelet to be a different color, feel free to use whatever color floss you like.

Once you have your six strands, tie them together in the middle with a knot, leaving about an inch of slack.

Next, take the top strand and make a forward knot around the second strand. To do this, hold the first strand in your left hand and the second strand in your right hand.

Take the first strand and make a loop around the second strand, then pull it through the hole. Now you should have a knot that looks like this:

After you’ve made the first knot, continue making knots around all of the other strands until you reach the end. Once you’re finished, tie a double knot at the end to secure everything in place.

Now comes the fun part – adding beads! You can add beads to your bracelet however you like – mix and match colors, or stick to just one color scheme.

To add beads, simply thread them onto each individual strand before making a knot.

Once you’ve added as many beads as you want, continue making knots until you reach the end. Now all that’s left to do is cut off the excess floss and enjoy your new bracelet!

Friendship bracelets are a great way to show someone how much you care, and they’re also a lot of fun to make. So grab some floss and get started – your friends will love them!

How Do You Make Corded Bracelets?

Corded bracelets are a great way to add some style to your look, and they’re super easy to make! All you need is some cord, beads, and a few other materials, and you can whip up a bracelet in no time. Here’s how:

First, gather your materials. You’ll need about two feet of cord for each bracelet, plus beads and clasps. If you’re using elastic cord, you won’t need clasps; just tie the ends together.

Next, thread your beads onto the cord. You can do this however you like; mix and match colors, or stick to one uniform look. Once all of your beads are on the cord, it’s time to add the clasp.

If you’re using a toggle clasp, thread one end of the cord through the ring, then back through the hole in the toggle. Pull until snug, then repeat on the other side.

For a lobster claw clasp, thread one end of the cord through the ring on the lobster claw, then back through the small loop at the end of the cord. Pull until snug, then repeat on the other side.

Now that your bracelet is all assembled, it’s time to wear it! Stack them up your arm for a bold look, or wear just one for a more understated style. Either way, you’ll be sure to turn heads with your new accessory.

How Do You Make a Sliding Knot Bracelet?

To make a sliding knot bracelet, you’ll need some stretchy cord and two beads. Cut a piece of cord about 18 inches long, and thread it through one of the beads. Tie the ends of the cord together in a knot, leaving a small loop at the top.

Thread the other bead onto the cord, and then tie another knot below it.

Trim any excess cord, and then slide the knots up so they’re close to the beads. Your bracelet is now complete!

If you want to make your bracelet adjustable, you can use a sliding knot instead of tying knots at either end.

To do this, cut a piece of cord about 36 inches long, and thread it through both beads.

Tie an overhand knot in the center of the cord, and then thread the end of the cord back through the loop. Pull tight, and trim any excess cord. Your bracelet is now adjustable.

How Do You Hide a Knot In a Stretchy Bracelet?

The key to making a professional looking bracelet is all in the finishing touches. Hiding knots in bracelets can be tricky, but with a little practice, you’ll be able to do it like a pro!

Here are some tips on how to make sure your knots are hidden and your bracelets look great:

  • Use clear thread or fishing line. This will make it much harder for knots to show through.
  • When knotting, make sure to pull the thread tight so that the knot is as close to the beads as possible.
  • If you’re using large beads, try making a double knot. This will help keep the bracelet from coming undone.

With these tips in mind, you’ll be able to make beautiful bracelets that look like they were made by a professional! So get out there and start crafting.

How Do You Tie a Stretch Cord Bracelet?

You can use a larks head knot or a basic knot to tie your stretch cord bracelet.

For a larks head knot, take the end of the cord and thread it through the loop on the other end. Then, pull the cord until the knot is tight against the beads.

To tie a basic knot, make a loop with one end of the cord and thread the other end through it. Pull on both ends of the cord until the knot is snug against the beads. You can trim any excess cord after you’ve tied the bracelet.

How Do You Seal a Bracelet?

The next step is to seal the bracelet. You can use a heat sealer, or you can just tie a knot in the end.

If you’re using a heat sealer, make sure that it’s turned on and warmed up before you start sealing the bracelet.

Place the open end of the bracelet into the heat sealer and hold it there for about five seconds.

Then, move the heat sealer along the length of the bracelet, making sure to evenly distribute the heat. Once you’ve sealed the entire bracelet, let it cool for a few seconds before wearing it.

If you’re tying a knot in the end of the bracelet, start by threading one side of the string through the other side.

Then, pull the string tight and tie it in a knot. You can use any type of knot that you want, but we recommend using a double knot for extra security.

Once you’ve tied the knot, trim off any excess string and your bracelet is finished.

How Do You Glue Elastic Bracelets?

The first step is to find the right type of glue. You will need a strong glue that can hold the elastic in place without being too stiff. There are many different types of glues on the market, so you may need to experiment with a few before you find the right one.

Once you have the right glue, you will need to apply it to both ends of the elastic. Make sure that you put enough glue on so that it will hold, but not so much that it will be difficult to work with. Once the glue is in place, you can begin stretching the elastic out until it is the desired length.

Now that your bracelet is the correct size, you will need to secure the end with a knot. You can do this by simply tying the two ends of the elastic together. Once you have tied the knot, you can trim off any excess elastic that is sticking out.

Now that your bracelet is complete, you can wear it with pride! Stretchy bracelets are a great way to show off your unique style, and they make great gifts for friends and family.


About Elaine Minix

Elaine is a full-time crafter and a full-time mum! Juggling both and still sharing what's on her mind and the latest tips, tricks and advice.

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