I have bought a watch for my mom and it turned out to have a band that’s too short. I decided to make her a new one. Good memories came back when I used to make friendship bancelets. Since I am facscinated by macrame artwork I have chossen this technique and today I’m gonna show you how to make a watch band by yourself:
All I needed was:
- two band pins from the old band
- a used buckle from a old watch
- and some yarn of course.
I took out the old band and pins from it.
I picked out a silky satin yarn in a beautiful deep green color from a ripped out sweater. I think it’s amazingly fitting with that gold color of the watch.
The bracelet is made based on this pattern, till it’s slightly more than the old band from both sides and i finished with a classic pattern. That will give me a nice space to buckle the strip without making any additional holes. I have found that tutorial very helpful but if you are willing to make it and have some troubles feel free to massage me or comment down below 🙂
BTW. This pattern makes as an awesome bracelet by itself!
Seeing a recent trend for tassels, I tied a knot at the end of the strip to carry it to the fashion side.
All it’s left is to make a thin chain to secure the end of the band!
I am very pleased with the outcome. It’s a quick way to get noticed on the streets after shopping in a mal 😉
Are you trying to change up something or fix it or add something to spice things up and look different from other people? Please let me down below!