Making Friendship Bracelets with Cute Pictures: 101 Designs from Cats and Dogs to Hearts and Holidays, and Instructions for Personalizing
Add fantastic flair to your friendship bracelets!
- Beginner-friendly quick and easy guide on how to braid pictures, shapes, symbols, and personalized images into friendship bracelets
- Step-by-step instructions, coordinating illustrations, knotting diagrams, and helpful tips
- Insightful tutorials on the meaning of colors, getting started, basic knots to know, and more
- 101 fun designs to try, plus blank charts to design your own creations
- Author Suzanne McNeill has written more than 230 popular craft and hobby books
Give new style to the timeless craft of friendship bracelets!
Within these information-packed 24 pages, boys and girls, teens and tweens, kids and adults, and crafters of any age can learn how to make personalized gifts for friends and family! Learn how to add animals, flowers, symbols, awareness ribbons, seasonal designs, geometric patterns, holiday designs, and other charming images that will make your one-of-a-kind handmade bracelets really pop!
From the author of the wildly popular Friendship Bracelets 101 and Friendship Bracelets All Grown Up, this quick and simple guide will show you how to take your knotted crafts to the next level! Featuring all the basics you need to know, detailed step-by-step instructions, helpful diagrams and illustrations, and over 100 charts of fun designs to knot, you’ll get endless inspiration to celebrate your BFFs by giving them customized bracelets they’ll love! Also included are handy tutorials on basics, determining sizes, essential knots, starting and finishing bracelets, troubleshooting tips, and more.
With the included 101 design templates, you can customize your friendship bracelets with adorable animals like unicorns, birds, dragons, and turtles; make Valentine’s Day bracelets adorned with hearts; celebrate Mother’s Day and Father’s Day with portraits; wear lucky green clovers on St. Patrick’s Day; celebrate Easter and springtime with flowers, eggs, and bunnies, the 4th of July and summertime with watermelon, ice cream, and the American flag; create bracelets with pink ribbons for Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October; celebrate Halloween with pumpkins, spiders, skeletons, and candy corn, Hanukkah with a menorah, Star of David, dreidel, and Torah scroll, Kwanzaa with the colors black, red, and green, and the seven principles (Umoja, Kujichagulia, Ujima, Ujamaa, Nia, Kuumba, and Imani representing self-determination, collective work and responsibility, cooperative economics, purpose, creativity, and faith), and Christmas with holiday trees, Santa, reindeer, stockings, candy canes, snowmen, and more; plus beautiful geometric designs that you can braid around the pictures you create to give your friendship bracelets more visual interest, or to create filler bracelets to wear along with your custom designs.
Author Suzanne McNeill has written more than 230 craft and hobby books that share her passion for creating. Designer, artist, columnist, TV personality, publisher, art instructor, and winner of the Craft and Hobby Association’s Industry Achievement Award, Suzanne has been called “the Trendsetter” of the arts and crafts industry.
Take your friendship bracelets to the next level! Learn how to create unique personalized friendship bracelets for everyone you know and for any occasion, with Making Friendship Bracelets with Cute Pictures!
“My teenage self would have gone crazy for these designs, and my grownup self is so impressed by how much of the friendship bracelet technique is included in this book.”
—Mollie Johanson, co-host of The Very Serious Crafts Podcast