Grab your cord and jump into the latest trend in jewelry making. A simple trip to the hardware store, camping store, and now crafting store can provide you with everything you need to make the cutest, most colorful, most creative jewelry ever! Bungee Band Bracelets & More: 12 Projects to Make with Bungee Band and Paracord explodes with fun jewelry-making ideas that are perfect for men and women, boys and girls, and the young and young at heart. With just the simplest materials—bungee cords, paracords (parachute cords), and your imagination—these funky designs can be ready to wear just in time for the season.
Dubbed as one of the hottest crafting trends, making jewelry with bungee cords and paracords is unlike anything you’ve done before. Now, in this step-by-step instructional booklet, you’ll discover basic bracelet patterns, plus you’ll learn to make 12 original projects including:
Ball Chain Bracelet
Three Finial Bangles
Textured, colorful, bold, woven, and totally interesting, jewelry made with “cords” offers you all kinds of design possibilities. Bungee Band Bracelets & More, with 25 inspiring photos to show you just how it’s done, is all you need to perfect this innovative crafting technique.
Born and raised in Belgium, Vera Vandenbosch is a graduate of the renowned fashion department at the Antwerp Royal Academy of Fine Arts. She worked as a stylist, writer and photographer for a trend forecasting company in Paris. This was followed by a move to New York where she spearheads the marketing initiatives of major home furnishings, textile and interior design companies. In her spare time, Vera shops at as many flea markets as possible, has at least a dozen craft projects going in various stages of completion, explores the wonderful world of digital photography, contemplates short films as a new hobby, and blogs at www.style-diaries.com. She is the author of two Taunton Press craft booklets: Bungee Band Bracelets & More, Mini Macrame, and Scraps.
Vera lives in Brooklyn with her husband, two children, two cats, two birds and far too many textiles and craft supplies.