Free Friendship Bracelet Patterns Online
The Lure of the Friendship Bracelet
Teens and young girls having been making friendship bracelets for their best and really close friends for years. Years ago a friendship bracelet was a few pieces of colorful string that you wore tied on your wrist that was made for you by your friend. It was special because your friend made it just for you. The concept hasn't changed but the design has come a long way.
Nowadays there is a large range of designs for friendship bracelets from a simple braided style to one with curves and dips with many colors incorporated in it. Not only do you still make it for your friend but it is still one of the most inexpensive crafts you can make. Friendship bracelets are typically made from several different materials: embroidery floss, gimp, beads, hemp, leather and wire. The most popular material used to make a bracelet is embroidery floss.
Even the rich and famous are taking notice of friendship bracelets these days. They are still friendship bracelets but with a grown-up twist. These grown-up friendship bracelets are made of rhinestones and woven cotten bands. The designers of these grown-up friendship bracelets were inspired by the friendship bracelets of their own childhood days.
Of course, these adult bracelets come with a heftier price tag, starting at about $150, than the ones we wore when we were children. If you would like a look at some of the beautiful grown-up friendship bracelets visit friedaandnellie.com.
Free Pattern Websites
When you first begin making friendship bracelets for your friends you will need a few different patterns to try. After all you don't want to make the same bracelet for everyone. So I included a few website tha6 you just might want to visit to find the styles you would like to make. Enjoy!
This website has a wonderful selection of friendship bracelet patterns. They come is three different difficulty levels: beginner, intermediate and advanced. The patterns are appealing and look to be geared towards teens and preteens. There is a great variety of patterns to choose from. The directions were clear and easy to understand.
They have a great selection of patterns and the instructions are easy to follow and understand. The difficulty ranges from beginner to advanced.
This website is clearly geared towards teens. There is a delightful variety of types and patterns that teens will find appealing. The craft level ranges from beginner to advanced and the directions are clear and easy to follow.
This wesite has some wonderful videos on how to make a friendship bracelet. There are many videos to choose from. The directions are terrific. Some people need to see something made before they can make it. It is hard for some people to follow written directions. If you or your child is one of these people this website is for you.
Another good website with a terrific selection. The patterns offered are clear, easy to follow and quite colorful. The directions are easy to follow.
The name makes this website self explanatory. There are some beautiful patterns for embroidery floss bracelets.
I included this website because of the wonderfully clear step by step instructions for an Easy Braided Friendship Bracelet for beginners. This is a great bracelet for the younger girl to make.
Still Popular Today
Working the a middle school I was in close contact with students. I noticed that the girls were still making and wearing these bracelets. Actually the boys were wearing them too. I don't thin they are as popular now as they were then but the certainly are still around.
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