I received some wider ribbons from Offray, and immediately thought, "Oh good...a canvas to stitch on!" I wasn't sure at first how well the ribbon would hold up to being embroidered by a lot of beads, but by making a few adjustments, it worked out really well. I'll be doing this again, for sure!
Materials & Tools
3 inch wide Offray red satin ribbon
Lightweight fusible interfacing
Lightweight acrylic beads
Size 11/0 seed beads
Beading thread (I use Nymo)
Metal ribbon ends, 4 at 10mm
Jump rings (if needed for additional length)
Magnetic clasps, or clasps of your choice
Chain nose pliers
1. Measure your wrist and cut a piece of 3 inch wide ribbon 1 inch longer than the exact measurement.
3. Fold the ribbon in half with the interfacing on the inside and crease the mid-line with your iron.
5. For the disconnected middle row of beads, I back stitched each group as per the instructions in step 4, anchoring the thread in the interfacing on the back between each group.
This post is sponsored by Offray, from whom I have received some of the products in order to create this project for you.
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