Hello!

I do apologize that I can't put links to the parts of the tutorial that go to what, but I can list them in order so that they are easier to scroll to. (:


  1. Twist
  2. Characters
  3. Keychains
  4. Diamond Cuffs
  5. Flower Cuffs
  6. Heart Cuffs
  7. Cube
  8. Bows
  9. Stars
  10. 3D Stars
  11. Star Ball
  12. 3D Ball
  13. Ladder Cuff
  14. Putting Fuse Beads on Cuffs
  15. Zig Zag
  16. Rings
  17. Phattie

Twist

To begin, create a single bracelet of any design you want and tie it off.
But before you do that, what I like to do is use string that does not stretch. This is a bit difficult, but you make it the size of your hand instead of your wrist, and then add 4-7 beads (depending on how many other singles you will wrap around). The reason I do this is because when you use stretchy string, the beads can part and the strings can get tangled. I found a way around it.
So now that you have your single, make another one- but do not tie it off. Also, make it have the same number of beads as the last one.
Take the second single and put it on top of the first tied-off single. Then wrap it around three times. Then tie it off and you have a twisted bracelet! (:
Below is this process.

To add another single to make it a triple twist, simply do the same thing that you did to the second single.

This is shown below.

Characters

The two keychains above are just regular characters with rings. I'll show you how to do the Hello Kitty head. If you want to know the pacman ghost, I'm sure you can figure it out after you've done the head. (;

Below is the pattern for the head. If you don't know a peyote stitch you will need to go see my tutorial about that, or just keep watching and I basically tell you it again. (:

Don't pay attention to the black part, it is there because the white wouldn't have shown up if I didn't.

To begin, I will pick a spot to start. And I chose the far left side (where the three beads on the end are) and I chose to work with the bottom two beads first.

So to start, put two white beads on a single cut-off piece of string.
Then put one white bead through both string ends.
Put on a black bead on one side now and a white one on the other.
Put one white bead through both string ends.
Put one white bead on one end, one white bead on the other.
Do the last two steps again.
Now put one black bead on the same side of string as the first black bead, and a white one on the other string.
Put a white bead through both string ends.
Then put a white bead on one side, and a white bead on the other.
Now tie the string twice and make it secure.
This process is shown below.

Now bring either side of the string into the bead on top (top is the side with black beads pointing up).
Put a white bead on.
Pull the string through the next bead.
Continue this until you reach the end. 

This process is shown below.


Now add on a bead to the string sticking out of the right side.
Put the string through the white bead (kind of) below the new bead.
Follow the pattern and finish the row.
When you get to the end of the row, you will add on a white bead (there will be nothing to connect it with) and bring the other string through the same white bead, but going the opposite direction that the first string went through.
Then continue to add beads and follow the pattern.

This process is shown below.

Now bring the string on the right into the red bead. (why? look at the pattern)
Now follow the pattern and keep adding the right colors.
When you get to the end of the row, put a white bead on and then put the string through the bead that will be below the bead you're putting on.
Then add on one more white bead and string it in.
After you've done that, take the string and put it through the bead that would be below the next bead if you were to add one on (but you're not, it's the part where the ears start taking shape).
And then finish the row.
When you get to the end, put on the red bead and wait.

Below is this process.

Now because on the right side, you need the string on the left side, follow the green line in this picture until the string is coming out of the very first red bead you added on.

Make sure it is coming out of the bead that is marked green in this picture:

Now take the string you just walked over and put it through the red bead on the other string going the opposite way.
Add on a red bead and secure it.
Then add on another red bead, but this time you need to walk the other string to where you are so it is coming out of the bead marked green in one of the pictures in the slide show.
Then bring the string through the red bead going the opposite way.
Don't add a bead and walk the string until it comes out of the only white bead in the ear.
Add on a white bead.
Put the string through the red bead below it.
This ear is complete!

This process is shown below.

Now walk the string coming out of the red bead so it comes out a white bead on the other ear by following the green line in this picture:

Note: the other sting will stay where it is for a while.

Now add on a white bead and secure it.
Add on a white bead to the string and then secure it by threading through the bead you just put on before this one.

This is shown below.

Now walk the same string all the way down the head to the bottom by following the green line in this picture:

Now follow the pattern and finish the line. (the line with the nose)
Then take the string and put it through the last bead you put on and continue the line.
When you get to the end, add on a white bead and thread through the last bead you put on before this one.
Follow the line until you get to the end and add on a white bead and wait.

This process is shown below.

Now you need the string at the top of the head by the bow. Follow the green line to walk it down to where you need it.

Now put the string through the white bead on the other string going the opposite way.
Then continue the (last) line.
When you've done that, you're going to walk both the strings to the middle to make them meet and tie them. 

This process is shown below.

You're done! (:

Most characters are made this way and they are very fun to have. Hope you enjoyed it! Try making pacman on your own. o:

Keychains

All you need for keychains are little rings or hoops to put on your creation.
You can create a character, and most characters are made into keychains anyway.
Try it! You might like it. (:

Diamond Cuffs

You are going to start with a very small single of 8 beads.
Make sure that everything you do with this cuff is tightly tied.
Then take your string and put it through one of the points on your diamond.
Add on 7 beads that go with your pattern that you have chosen.
Then tie it off tightly.

Continue to do this until you believe it will fit your wrist.

To tie it together, string through a point on either side of the bracelet as if you were going to add another diamond.
Now put three beads on that go with your pattern.
Then string through the other side (with the same string) and add on three more beads that go with your pattern.
Tie the string tightly and you're done!

This process is shown below.

Flower Cuffs

To begin with this cuff, you will have a single that fits your wrist that has different colors going in three's.
So if you wanted to use three colors (yellow, orange, red) it will go 3 red, 3 orange, 3 yellow, 3 red, 3 orange, 3 yellow, etc.
These are the colors I used:

This part is hard to explain on which two beads to thread through, so take your string and thread through these two beads as shown:

Now add on whatever color bead you want. (this will be the middle of your flower)
Then continue to thread through two beads at a time, adding on the middle bead until you reach the beginning and tie it off.

This is shown below.

Now string through one of the middle beads and add on two beads. The colors of these two beads depend on the colors of your flowers.

This is shown below.

Now looking at the row you just put on, you will thread through both the colored beads you added on and put the right colored bead.
Once you have finished doing this the whole way around the bracelet, you're finished!

This process is shown below.

Heart Cuffs

To begin with this cuff, you will start with a single (much like the flower cuff) you should use more than one color.
So to put the single together, you need multiple colors in fives. (red and blue)
5 red, 5 blue, 5 red, 5 blue, etc.

You'll have something like this:

Now thread through (in mine) a bright green bead that is right to a dark green bead.
Add on a bead.
Secure it by threading through the bead to the left of the one you just put on.
Do this again until you get to the end of the section you are working on. When you get there, you will add on the color you were just working with, and the next heart's color.
Do this until you have reached the beginning.

Like below:

Now on either side, thread through these two beads:
Follow the pattern filling in all the blank spots until you reach the beginning. You should have something like this:
Now do the same thing to the other side. Like below:

Now put the string through this bead:

Add on a bead and secure it, then walk the string through the beads by following the red line:

Do this until you reach the beginning and you have a heart bracelet! (:

Cubes

Solid Cube:

First start with a tightly tied single of 8 beads:

Then string through one of the points and add on three beads. Do this until you reached the beginning.

Keep making separate squares until you have 6 of them:

Then choose a way to tie them together. This is the way I chose: (although you can't really see it. cellularmango on youtube has a better way of tying it than i chose.)

Now you have a cube! (:

Not Solid Cube:

You will begin by choosing two colors. I chose pink and white. The white beads will be my connector beads and the pink beads will be my legs.
Start by putting on your string two leg beads, one connector bead, two more leg beads, one connector bead, and two more legs beads. Like below:

Now, these next beads you are going to add on will not be pulled to the other beads.
Add on a connector bead, two leg beads, and another connector bead.
Then take the other end of the string and put it through those four beads.
Like below:

Pull it tight!

Now on both sides of the string, add on two leg beads like below:
Then add on a connector bead, two leg beads, and another connector bead but don't let them touch the leg beads you added on.
Then take the other string and put it through the four you just added on.
Like below:

Now do this again!


Once you have done that, go ahead and add on two more leg beads to both sides.
Then take either side of your string and put it through the top four beads of the structure you have already created.
Tie it tight and now you have a box! (:
This process is shown below:

Bows

To start this pattern, you will need to know how to do a peyote stitch. Or if you have done a character before you know how to do this.
To begin, we will be following the pattern above. (you may use your own colors but I will be teaching with mine.) You will start by finding where I am starting. Look only at the black and green beads, on the left side there are four black beads, use the two in the middle to orient your self and that is where we will be starting.
So start by putting two black beads on a single piece of string that is cut off from the rest.
Then add on a green bead by putting both ends of the string through it.
Add on two green beads, one on one side, one on the other. Then add a black bead.
Continue following the pattern until you have reached the end and tie it off without cutting the extra string.

This process is shown below:

Then pull one of the strings through a black bead.
Follow the pattern and add on beads as you go.
When you finish this row, you will add on a black bead, and then secure it by pulling through the next bead.
Then continue to follow the pattern until you get to the end.
This is where you add on a black bead, and then take the other string and pull it through the black bead going to the opposite way.

This process is shown below:

Now you will follow the pattern until you get to the parts that dip. Follow the pictures below to walk the string through the dips.

Now is where you begin to have to add shape to the bow.
Take the string on the left side you were just working with, and bring it through to bead you just added on instead of adding on a bead.
Then put on the black bead and follow the dips until you get to the next part that you add a bead on.
Now you are done with this part.
This process is shown below:

Now take the string that you were not using. Bring it down and thread it through the black bead opposite the end you were just working with.
Then follow the pattern and add on beads.
At the end of this row, add on the black bead and then secure it.
When you finish this row, add on the black bead and take the other string and put it through the same bead going the opposite way of the previous string.
Then follow the pattern, watching for dips.
You will basically do the same thing you did in the very last group of sets above the last slide show.

This process is shown below:

Now you just have to tighten it and tie it and you have a bow! (:

Stars

In this tutorial, I will not only show you how to make a star, I will show you have to make the bracelet on the right.


So to begin making a star, you need a small single with 10 beads on it like below:

Fix the points on the star so that it looks like a pentagon. (five sided figure/small house) (and also like above)
Then take a new piece of string and thread through one of your points.
Add on three beads.
String through the next point.
Continue to do this until you reach the beginning and you have a star!

This process is shown below:

Now that you have one star, you want to now have about five or six depending on the size of your wrist.
To tie them together, first line them up like this:

So it looks like you have a pattern of one right-side-up star next to an up-side-down star.
Tie them this way. Point to point, just as they were laying down.
Tie the two on the end together too.
Now you have a star cuff!

3D Stars - 1

There are a few different ways to make 3D Stars. One way really doesn't look 3D but you might like it. I will begin with the 3D star pattern that I made up myself~


You will begin with making a regular star.
Then you will begin with making the same single of ten that you started with, you will basically be making the same star over again.
When you have made your single, thread through one of your points and then add on a bead that goes with the pattern of your other star.
Then do not add on another, instead, thread through one of the points on your already made star.
Then add a bead that matches the pattern.
Continue to do this until you reached the end and then make sure that all of your string is pulled tightly or else it won't have the same effect.
Then you're done! (:

This process is shown below:

3D Star - 2

This is the one that doesn't look like a 3D star at all.


Start with a star then thread through one of the points on the original single of ten that you used to make the points on the star.
Then add on three beads as if you were making a star on top of a star.
Continue to do this until you reach the beginning.
Then thread through one of the new points and add on one bead.
Do this until you reach the beginning and pull tightly and tie it off and you're done!

This process is shown below:

3D Star - 3

This is a pretty cool star if I don't say so myself~


To begin, start with two identical stars.
Only on one of the stars, thread through a point and add on three beads of your choosing and connect it to the next point. Do this until you reach the beginning.
Then thread through a point on the other star.
Bring the string through the three beads on the other start that you just added on.
Then thread through the next point on the simpler star.
Thread through the three next three beads.
Do this until you reach the beginning.
Pull tightly and tie it off.
Then thread through the middle bead of the three beads you used to secure the first beads.
Now add on five beads and thread through the middle bead of the next set of three beads.
Do this until you reach the beginning and tie it tightly and you're done! (:

This process is shown below:

3D Star - 4

 

Star Ball

To begin this tutorial, you will need 12 stars. And really all his tutorial is doing is telling you how to tie hem together. So follow along in the pictures and you will be able to tie these!

Note: You are basically tying together three star points at a time every time.

Below is how I tied mine together:

3D Ball

This is a long process and is kinda hard. It would be in the other section but who cares?~


To begin, start with a single of 16. Any color you want. I started with orange and that was a mistake because when i took pictures you could barely see it. D:
But I'll try to do as good as possible.
Now that you have your single, go ahead and add on 8 beads like a regular peyote stitch as if you were making a bracelet.
Do this two more times.

This process is shown below.

Now thread through any high point, and add on a bead.
Skip the next bead spot but walking through three beads. (The path will be in green in the slideshow.)
Add on another bead and walk it through the same path again, do this until you reached the beginning and then tie it tightly.
Now thread through any of the four points.
Add on a bead.
Thread through the next point.
Do this until you get back to the beginning and pull it tightly shut, this is the top of your ball.

This process is shown below.

Now you will basically do the exact same thing to the bottom. Flip the ball over and do the three peyote rows.
Then add on one bead and walk the paths.
Then add on a bead between every point.
Pull tightly and your ball is complete. 

This process is shown below.

Ladder Cuffs

These are relatively easy once you get a hold of it.

To begin have a lengthy piece of string cut from the rest and add on two beads.
Then add two more to either side, and bring the other string through these two beads going the opposite way and pull to the first two. You will have a little square.
Keep doing this until it fits your wrist.

This process is shown below.

To tie it, thread one side of the string through the very first beads you added on and then tie it to the other string.

This process is shown below.

Putting Fuse Beads on Cuffs

First you will need a fuse bead design already ironed and ready to go. Pick the spot you want your string to go through, and put a needle through the points you chose. (to make the hole bigger for your string) And really, the rest is history. You can do anything you want with these. Put them on UFO cuffs, cage cuffs, epic cuffs, anything you want. Get creative (:

Below is a design that I did:

Zig Zag

To begin, start with two singles that are 36 beads big. It does not work with anything other than 36 beads.
Then take a new piece of string and thread through one point on either single and add on two beads.
Now thread through a point on the other single.
Add on two more beads and thread through the first single, three beads away from where you started. (This means that there will be three beads in between the two points you are threading through.)
You continue to do this until you get to the beginning and you are done.

This process is shown below:

Rings

This sinerely is as easy as making a single that fits your finger. But beware, you may think it is the right size but it may not be.
This would be a good time to add on fuse beads. (:

Here is a process that I did by putting fuse beads on a ring:

Phattie

Begin with making a single that will fit your wrist. Set the single put like this: connector bead, three regular beads, connector bead, thee regular beads, etc.
The connector beads come in handy and it wouldn't be a phattie with out them! (:

So Start by taking a new piece of string once you have made your single and thread through one of your connector beads.
Then add on three beads of a different color, or do whatever you want.
Do this until you get back to the beginning and tie it and you have a phattie!

It is very fun to keep going and add on more and more rows.

This process is shown below: (I did three rows, which is one more row than I teach, but really it's doing the exact same thing again.)

This part of my website is complete! (:
If you want to further yourself, there are harder cuffs and clothing items to chose from in the next section.
Just go to Tutorials>A Little Harder