DIY: Punk Spike Bracelet

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It’s been two months since we launched Project DIY, and we can’t get over how incredibly creative our subscribers are!  As some of you may have noticed, our October Project DIY box has more edge than September’s box. That’s because for October we’re embracing the Punk Revival vibe! The DIY below was a finalist for our latest box, but proved to be a little more dark and daring. Although this gothic design didn’t fit into the collection, we loved the bracelet so much that we just couldn’t keep it to ourselves!

Materials-Punk-Spike-Bracelet

What You’ll Need:

1 Yard of 3mm Vinyl Braided Cord in Silver/Black #56150

1 Yard of 1.5″ Spike Fringe #57610

2 End caps

Jump rings

Lobster clasp

Scissors

Pliers

Wrapping Black and Gold Cord for Measuring

1. We’re going for the layered look, so wrap the cord around your wrist a few times to measure the length.

Cutting the Black and Gold Cord with Scissors2. Cut to your desired length.

Fixing Closure to Braided Trim

3. Take cord end caps, and attach to each end of the cord. Clamp down to secure cord in the end cap.

Attaching Jump Ring to Black and Gold Cord

4. Take a jump ring, and attach it to the hole on the end cap. Repeat this step on the other side, but add the lobster clasp as well.

Spike Fringe Laid Out

5. Now it’s time for the fun part: embellishing! Count 6 spikes, and then detach them from the chain. Repeat this until you have no leftover chain.

Attaching Jump Ring to Cord and Spike Fringe

6. The next step is to add one jump ring to each of the spike fringe segments you just created.

Closing Jump Ring with Spike Fringe

7. Finally, add the jump ring with the fringe chain section to the cord and close the jump ring. Repeat this step until all of the chain sections are attached to the cord.

Finished Spike Fringe BraceletYou’re all done! Pair this bracelet with some black jeans and a rebel yell, and you’re good to go! If you haven’t had enough punk goth aesthetic for the day, check out our Punk Goth Inspiration page for all of your dark and brooding needs. Looking for something a little more glamorous? Subscribe to this month’s Project DIY box!

6 comments on “DIY: Punk Spike Bracelet

  1. Paula says:

    Is it possible to order these “extra” kits with our Project DIY subscriptions? For example, if you e-mailed the subscribers in advance, they could purchase the “extra” kits in addition to their monthly kits. M&J could just throw it into the box that is already being shipped, slap the extra fees to the payment info you have on file, and BOOM–it’s a win-win for everyone.

    • M&J Trimming says:

      That is a great suggestion, and we wish we could pack all of our DIY projects into the Project DIY boxes! We try to create projects that work well together to provide our subscribers with the curated collection experience. This is just the beginning of Project DIY, so who knows what the future may hold! Fortunately, all of the items you need to make this piece are available through our website. So if this bracelet is screaming for you to make it, you can! :)

  2. etdesigns4u says:

    This is so awesome! I just started designing some of my own stuff (facebook.com/ericaterrydesigns) and the biggest issue I’m having is the pliers and end clamps lol.. However… You are awesome and so is your work!!

  3. skyforged says:

    A reblogué ceci sur skyforged and commented:
    Parce que je suis hyper fan.

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