How to Make Super Trendy Seed Bead Bracelets in Minutes

Seed beads are definitely making a comeback, which we LOVE, because they are seriously one of the simplest pieces of jewelry to make. Follow this step-by-step seed bead bracelet tutorial and make a whole stack to layer (or gift!) in less than an hour.

How to Make Seed Bead Bracelets: Free Tutorial Photos via Oh Everything Handmade

Seed bead bracelet tutorial

Materials needed:

  • 3–4 different colored seed beads, size 11/0
  • 1 seed bead needle
  • Jewelry nylon
  • 1 extender chain
  • Clasp
  • Jump rings
  • Double-cup bead tip
  • Charms (optional)
  • Pliers

Beaded Seed Bead Bracelet- Tools for the project

Step 1:

Cut a piece of 13–14″ nylon string, thread the needle on and slide it to the center.

Beaded Seed Bead Bracelet - Tread nylon onto the seed bead needle

Step 2:

At the end of the string, make a double knot.

Beaded Seed Bead Bracelet - Make a knot at one end

Step 3:

Add a double-cup bead tip to the end.

Beaded Seed Bead Bracelet - Add one of the Double-Cup Bead Tips

Step 4:

Measure your wrist and start threading on the seed beads; stop once you reached your desired length.

Beaded Seed Bead Bracelet - Apply seed beads1 Beaded Seed Bead Bracelet - Apply seed beads Beaded Seed Bead Bracelet - Measure the length and finish up the bracelet

Step 5:

When the bracelet is long enough, add the second double-cup bead tip and make a double knot again.

Beaded Seed Bead Bracelet - add another Double-Cup Bead Tip to the other end

Step 6:

Finish the bracelet by closing the double-cup bead tips and adding all findings and charms. I recommend to use 2–3 strings per clasp — otherwise, the bracelet will look too chunky at the ends. Or if you don’t want to add an extender chain, you can have all bracelets close with their own clasp.

Beaded Seed Bead Bracelet (1 of 6) Beaded Seed Bead Bracelet (3 of 6) That’s all there is to it! I hope you enjoyed this quick tutorial on how to make seed bead bracelets.

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13 Responses to “How to Make Super Trendy Seed Bead Bracelets in Minutes”

  1. Maureen

    Want to get more beading tips.

  2. Maureen

    Want to learn more tips.

  3. Sarah coles


  4. KIM

    <strong>Ticket 43774 What size nylon thread are you using to make these bracelets?

  5. Pam Frazier

    No web site


    What do you do with the cain and how to ad the other strings? not as clear as other tutorials I have seen

  7. Marla Jones

    Please provide a photo that clearly shows how you have the chain and clasp attached. It’s blurry there on this final photo.

  8. Mayuri

    Do u conduct classes also?

  9. Mayuri

    Where can I get so these materials

  10. Janet Hatchett

    Looks so easy