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I Love My Cat Bracelet Tutorial
Created by: Tracy Proctor of TierraCast
Pre-stretch cord by pulling firmly from both ends a few times.
Attach small binder clip or bead stopper 2-3” from one end of stretch cord.
On other end of cord string bail, *one 4mm bead and one paw bead*. Repeat * through * three times.
Designer Tips, Continued
String 32 4mm gemstones or firepolish glass beads of your choice. (Tip: Three 4mm gemstones or Czech beads equals approx. 1/2". Instructions create a 7" bracelet. Adjust bead count accordingly for desired size.)
Remove bead stopper and tie ends together in a Surgeon's Knot (Fig 1). Tighten securely, pulling cords from all directions to make sure knot is secure.
Thread one end of cord back through bail to hide knot inside, then carefully trim cord ends.
Optional: apply a small amount of clear nail polish or G-S Hypo Cement to knot and allow to dry.
Open one jump ring and attach to bail. Add Whiskers charm, and close jump ring.
Open one jump ring and attach to Love My Cat charm. Before closing attach to jump ring placed in Step 8. Close jump ring.
1 Whiskers Charm #49-943-01-AS for silver or #49-943-01-AG for gold
1 Love My Cat Charm #44-940-22-AS for silver or #44-940-22-AG for gold
1 Spacer Bead Bail #26-750-22-1 for silver or #26-750-22-4 for gold
4 Paw Beads #26-750-02-3 for silver or #26-750-02-4 for gold
2 Oval Jump Rings #37-190-02-3 for silver or #37-190-02-4 for gold
36 4mm tiny gemstones from your choice of strand
15” Stretch Cord #61-449-10-25
bead stopper or small binder clip
#69-275-03 Wubbers Chain-Nose Jewelry Making Pliers
#69-043 Scissors, Extra-Large Loop
clear nail polish or G-S Hypo Cement (optional)
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