Make these DIY Friendship Bracelets

These DIY Friendship bracelets are easy to make plus they make a cool fashion statement.

There are so many great things about summer vacation like summer camp, spending time with old friends…and making new ones!

To show them all how much you care, try this new twist on an old favorite and the latest trend in friendship bracelets. It’s easy, inexpensive and eco-friendly because you get to repurpose an old t-shirt plus adding a few sparkles always makes people happy!

You’ll need: old t-shirts (maybe use last year’s gym shirt?!), flat back gemstones, fabric glue, scissors or a rotary cutter, and a cutting mat.

Supplies - DIY Friendship bracelets - JaneClauss.com

First, cut strips of the tshirt material about 12″ long and about a ½” wide.

Cut old t-shirt into strips - DIY Friendship bracelets - JaneClauss.com

Next, glue gems in the center of the fabric band. A little dab of glue will do the trick. Use different color gems to create an interesting design or use the same color for a sophisticated look.

Add dots of fabric glue - DIY Friendship bracelets - JaneClauss.com
Place gems on top of glue dots - DIY Friendship bracelets - JaneClauss.com
Let the fabric and gems dry - DIY Friendship bracelets - JaneClauss.com

Using your rotary cutter or scissors, cut fringes about 1.5″ into both ends of the band.

Cut fringe on the ends of the fabric - DIY Friendship bracelets - JaneClauss.com

So, tie one or several around your best friend’s wrist and there you have an updated version of a friendship bracelet. These friendship bracelets are so quick and easy to do, you can make plenty of them at one time; one for every person in the class (and maybe even your brother)!!

Make one for all your friends - DIY Friendship bracelets - JaneClauss.com
Wear multiple bracelets as a fashion statement - DIY Friendship bracelets - JaneClauss.com

Final thought: These upcrafted friendship bracelets make a great class project, team building exercise, or DIY party favor, plus everyone loves wearing them! For more fun back to school ideas go to DIY by Jane.

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