Sparkly Elastic Beaded Watch: Project Instructions

Sparkly Elastic Beaded Watch: Project Instructions

Posted by Eureka! Beads on 20th Mar 2019

Follow our free beading instructions to learn how to make this elegant crystal beaded watch. Featuring sparkly glass crystal beads, diamante spacers and elastic, this project makes a gorgeous 21cm watch.

MATERIALS REQUIRED

  • 1 watch face
  • 32 thin filigree bead caps
  • 90cm x 1mm beading elastic
  • 16 x 8mm crystal clear round glass crystal beads
  • 7 x 2 strand diamante oval spacer beads
  • 32 x 3mm plain metal beads

TOOLS REQUIRED

  • E-6000 glue
  • scissors

INSTRUCTIONS

Take the piece of elastic and thread through one end of the loops of the watch face. Pull so that the watch is at the middle of the piece. You will be working on both sides of the elastic, so on the first side thread on:

  • one 3mm plain metal bead
  • one fancy filigree bead cap (cup side up)
  • one 8mm crystal clear round glass crystal bead
  • one fancy filigree bead cap (cup side down)
  • one 3mm plain metal bead

Repeat on the other side of the elastic so that you have the watch face in the middle of the beads. Thread on the 2 strand oval diamante oval spacer, making sure that the diamante side faces the same way as the watch face.

Repeat the pattern until you have seven of the 2 strand oval diamante oval spacers in place.

Leave one end of the elastic in the middle of the 2 strand spacer bead and using the other strand place on:

  • one 3mm plain metal bead
  • one fancy filigree bead cap (cup side up)
  • one 8mm crystal clear round glass crystal bead
  • one fancy filigree bead cap (cup side down)
  • one 3mm plain metal bead

Loop through the other end of the watch face, then thread on:

  • one 3mm plain metal bead
  • one fancy filigree bead cap (cup side up)
  • one 8mm crystal clear round glass crystal bead
  • one fancy filigree bead cap (cup side down)
  • one 3mm plain metal bead

Thread through the to the middle of the 2 strand oval diamante spacer and bring together with the other end of your elastic. Tie a firm overhand knot by making a circle with the two strands and dragging the tail of the elastic through like you would tie off the end of a balloon. Seal the knot with E6000 glue. Allow the glue two hours to set before cutting the knot so that yo have a 2mm tail. Your watch is now ready to wear.

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