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How to Make Friendship Bracelets
Are you looking for friendship bracelet making instructions? Learning how to make friendship bracelets is really fun and they aren't hard to make at all.
Introduction to Friendship Bracelets
There are lots of different types of friendship bracelets, but they all have a common purpose. They are all symbols of the love you have for your cherished friend. Giving someone a friendship bracelet is a great way to show them how much you care for them.
Types of Friendship Bracelets
Any bracelet that you give a friend as a symbol of your friendship is a friendship bracelet. Here are some of the most common types:
Embroidery Floss Friendship Bracelets
The Knotted Band
Isn't this what you think of as a friendship bracelet? These are really fun to make, and don't cost much in supplies either. I get my embroidery floss from the dollar store down my street - 3 packages for a buck! Doesn't get much better than that does it?
Floss Friendship Bracelet Basics
If you're new to floss friendship bracelet making, start here!
This Floss Friendship Bracelet Basics page will quickly bring you up to speed about: tools, materials, the basic knots, how to finish off the bracelet, fasten the bracelet, and also offers lots of tips.
Friendship Bracelet Patterns
Easy Floss Friendship Bracelet Patterns
A collection of detailed patterns and instructions. Includes candy stripe, and a number of chevron patterns.
Advanced Floss Friendship Bracelet Patterns
A collection of advanced friendship bracelet patterns. Right now this list is small, but it will be growing soon.
Gimp Friendship Bracelet
The gimp friendship bracelet is one of those unchanging friendship bracelet styles that will always be in fashion. Learn how to make one with these instructions.
These friendship necklaces are really easy and quick to make. Once you learn the easy embroidery floss necklace wrapping technique, you can use the knot to make friendship bracelets too.
Aren't these gorgeous?
Photo: Reprinted from Honestly WTF
Related Books From Amazon.com Explore the fascinating world of friendship bracelets with some of these hot picks from Amazon.com
My personal pick:
Friendship Bands: * Braiding * Weaving * Knotting (by Marlies Busch, Nadja Layer, Angelika Neeb, and Elisabeth Walch).
My review: This well written book covers every kind of friendship bracelet imaginable. From embroidery floss, to hemp and macrame, and even beaded bracelets. A great buy with clear instructions. And bargain priced too (gotta love that! ) Christine
If the Friendship Bands book isn't exactly what you're looking for, check out our other picks below: