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Sunday, June 21, 2015

Add African Culture to Your Wrists | DIY African Fabric-Wrapped Bangles

Add African culture to your wrists and up your bracelet game with a few easy steps. Create beautiful DIY fabric-wrapped bangles while adding African culture to your accessory wardrobe. You can make African wrapped bangles for pennies, garage sales, are a great place to find bangles.

DIY African Fabric-Wrapped BanglesSupplies
·        Simple bangle bracelets
·        A variety of African prints
·        Fabric scissors
·        Fabric glue
·        An iron and ironing board

Directions

Cut a long strip of fabric that measures double the width of your bangle.

Lay the fabric down on the ironing board, fold the edges in toward the center, and iron flat. Your strip should now have a front side that is clean and a back side with an ironed seam.

Add African culture to your wrists Place the end of the strip inside the bangle, with the front side facing out, apply a drop of glue and tightly wrap the strip around the bangle, fully covering the glued end to keep the strip in place.

Continue tightly wrapping the fabric strip around the bangle until you cover the entire bracelet. Apply a bit of glue inside the bangle under the final wrap. Cut the strip just after the glued section, and hold it in place until the glue dries.

Now show off your beautiful DIY African fabric-wrapped bangles to the world!

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