: Classes for All Daisy Friendship Bracelet

Learn by Camping: Classes for All
Daisy Friendship Bracelet
Description: The Daisy Friendship Bracelet is a beginner’s project working with beads. It has a delicate
appearance and would appeal to young girls. This project could be adapted for boys by using hemp instead of
the black cord, omitting the daisy, and just knotting and adding beads (earth tones) at intervals.
Goals: This is an introductory beadwork project that can be completed in a short amount of time
1. Participant will learn how to string beads for jewelry making.
2. Participant will learn how to tie knots.
 2 feet of Rat-tail Satin Cord
 4 Green Pony Beads
 6 White Pony Beads
 1 Yellow Pony Bead
 Tacky Glue
1. Coat ends of cord with glue. Let dry. String 6 white pony beads (as shown and slide
to the center of the cord.
2. Loop cord around and feed through bead 1 again. Tighten.
3. String 1 yellow pony bead (shown as orange) and position it in the center of the flower. Feed cord
back through bead 4 as shown. Tighten.
4. Tie a knot on both sides of daisy. String a green bead on to each side and tie another knot to hold
bead in place.
5. Repeat step four, knotting 2” from first knot. Trim to size. Bracelet ties on to wrist.
Alice K. Dolu, WVU Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development – Marshall County
July 16
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