1 Cindi Bisson McGee - Behind These Eyes : Sullivans USA Gothic Goes Girly Macrame Bracelet

Friday, October 17, 2014

Sullivans USA Gothic Goes Girly Macrame Bracelet


What does a Halloween obsessed designer think of first when she receives with a package of two lovely shades of pink Hebe Cord from Sullivans USA?  Why, SKULLS of course!  The result is this Gothic Goes Girly Skull bracelet.   Thinking back over my crafty past, I don't ever remember attempting to macrame - but after searching the web for easy to follow instructions I found great site that was able to walk me through creating this piece.  I went back to school at www.MacrameSchool.com!    Here's the link to the video tutorial that will walk you through the easy to follow instructions for what they call a "cool wave" or "snake" style bracelet. This project is part of a special Designer Craft Connection blog hop - Be sure to click the Designer Craft Connection button in the right column to see what the other participating Designer Craft Connection designers have done with their Sullivans USA Hebe Cord!

http://www.macrameschool.com/resources/bracelets/222-easy-wave-snake

Materials: 

Sullivans USA Hebe Cord - Two shades of pink
The Beadery pink skull beads - 10
Westcott Craft Titanium Bonded Non-Stick Scissors & Ruler
Needle
Duck Brand Tape (optional - but sure made it easier!)

I'm including a few photos to give you a close up of the steps in the video.  It took me a couple of tries, but once I got rolling, it was quite simple to do!









5 comments:

Lorine Mason Designs said...

Spooky fun!!

Susan M. Brown {sbartist} said...

Cindi - I'm not a PINK girl either... I think I need to make one of these with my HEBE Cord dyed purple... or black. TFS such an awesomely fun project and bringing back macrame :)

beadphoria said...

Love what you make! I think I am going to give that macrame site a try!

Rita Barakat said...

This is so cool! And I don't like pink either!

Madeline Arendt said...

Such a cute idea Cindi! I haven't done macrame in ages but this project makes me want to look for some of those old instructions I had.