Beaded Leather Cuff Tutorial

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  • Beaded Leather Cuff- DIY Jewelry Making Tutorial by PotomacBeads
In this video tutorial from PotomacBeads, Allie teaches you how to make a wrapped leather beaded cuff. Find a list of supplies in the description below.
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Materials Used To make The  Project

Designer's Material List

The Designer’s suggested colors and materials:
Pewter Button - Flower Vortex 16mm Antique Brass, 1 Piece
Gemstones 4mm - Serpentine Jade Round Beads
Greek Leather Cording - Brown
Potomac Crystal Rounds 4mm - Champagne
Gemstone - Epidot

Step-By-Step Instructions

In this video tutorial, Allie will teach you how to make a contemporary styled leather beaded cuff. This cuff is the perfect fall accessory with its nature-inspired look. With just a few supplies and some simple techniques, you can make this cuff in no time at all. So grab your supplies and let's get started!
1. Cut two pieces of 2mm Greek leather cording, each piece should be double your wrist length plus 5 inches. Use a size 10 needle and 5-8 feet of beading thread. Fold a piece of the leather in half and use the end of the thread to tie knots around the leather to form a loop for the button. Pick up a crystal and slide it to the knotted end. Holding it in between the 2 strands of leather. Bring the needle around the leather and through the bead. Do this for both strands to hold the bead in place. Add gemstones in this manner until you have about the length of your wrist minus half an inch. Leave a tiny gap between the beads.
2. Watch the Beaded Leather Cuff tutorial and Allie will guide you step-by-step through the process of adding the outer piece of leather and another strand of beads.
3. When you get to the end and have tied on the button, put a dab of glue on the knot ends throughout the project. Burn down any excess you may have.
This Beaded Leather Cuff is extremely versatile. You can use your favorite beads and colors and add strands to get your desired width. It would make a great gift. Who wouldn’t be happy to receive such a thoughtful present?

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