Under Wraps Bracelets

Materials for one bracelet:

  • Assorted fabric scraps
  • 17"-long double-wrap leather bracelet
  • Pewter charm
  • 6-millimeter jump ring
  • Ribbon scraps
  • Vintage clip-on earring
  • Flat-nose jewelry pliers
  • 14"-long zipper (optional)
  • Waterbase sealer glue (optional)
  • Binder clip (optional)
  • Tacky glue


1. Cut two 1⁄2×14" strips from fabric scraps. Starting approximately 2" from one end of leather bracelet, begin wrapping fabric strip for 3 to 4"; reverse wrapping and end at starting point. Tie knot. Repeat on opposite end. 2. Attach pewter charm to jump ring. Wrap ribbon scrap near or overlapping fabric strips; thread jump ring onto ribbon, and tie ends into a knot. 3. Tuck clip-on earring clip under wrapped fabric strip; close. 4. If desired, make a rosette by coiling a zipper. Secure tape portion with water-base sealer glue as you work. Pinch coil with a binder clip to hold in place as it dries. 5. Glue rosette to bracelet using tacky glue; clip with binder clip until dry.


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