Be sure that you have a flat, surface on which
Put a piece of masking tape on one end of your
string and set aside. This will close one end
of your string and keep the beads from falling
off while stringing.
Layout the design of your bracelet on your bead
mat and decide where you will place your charm,
then start stringing your beads onto the cording,
don’t forget to string on your charm.
When you finish stringing all your beads, have
a friend help you test your bracelet for size
by holding it around your wrist. Be careful not
to drop your bracelet.
Make any necessary size adjustments. To make the
bracelet bigger, add some beads, to make the bracelet
smaller, remove a few beads. It is always better
to make the bracelet a little bit bigger than
Once the size is right tie a double knot to finish
your bracelet. Make your knot is nice and tight,
tug on the ends to be sure.
Once your knot is tightened, use scissors to cut
off the extra string.