'Iridescent Iris' Bracelet
Designed by: Laura Bajor and Joanne Lockwood
You will need:
I used a mixture of the purple coloured bands from the different sized bands, picking out 6 different shades and 21 of each 6 (126 band) save 2 of these for finishing either end of the bracelet. You will also need 6 bands for starting off the design; these get cut at the end.
I followed this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6c2NL928fuQ
TIP – if you’re a beginner try out the fishtail technique first.
This gorgeous bracelet offers a creative challenge to those wanting to achieve more with loom bands. Mix the complex hexafish tubular braid with seed beaded detail for stunning results.
Add one band around all 6 pegs, so you one again have 3 bands around the pegs. Now loop the very bottom band around the top two bands. After about ¼ of the way through turn the loom over and pull through the bracelet. Continue adding a band at a time until your bracelet reaches its desired length.
Wrap the chain around the Loom Band Bracelet and pass through the very first gemstone added. Pass through all the gemstones and 11R beads in turn, knotting between beads at several intervals. Repeat this step as many times as the
bead holes will allow reinforcing the work. Cut the thread as close to a bead hole as possible. Thread the tail left from the beginning and repeat step 17.
Repeat steps 12 to 17 in the same manner.
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