Top 100 DIY Jewelry Patterns: How to Make Bracelets, Necklaces, Earrings and More
By: Kelly Spence, Editor, allfreejewelrymaking.com
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Beading and jewelry patterns have always been popular among the crafting crowd, but the past few years have seen DIY jewelry become bigger than ever. From bead bracelet patterns to recycled jewelry projects, there are all kinds of free jewelry patterns out there to help you accessorize the DIY way. There's so much out there, in fact, that it can be hard keeping track of all the blogs, sites, links, and pins. That's exactly why we've rounded up the very best DIY jewelry projects on the Web, so you can stay on top of the trends and look fabulous while remaining frugal!
These 100 free jewelry patterns represent the very best in the DIY jewelry world as chosen by jewelry designers, crafters, and artists. Find the best free macrame patterns, chainmaille patterns, wire work tutorials, bead weaving patterns, and so much more in this amazing DIY jewelry roundup!
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Beginner Jewelry Projects
If you're new to the DIY jewelry scene, these super simple projects are the perfect place to start. Make some easy earrings or string up a simple necklace to get familiar with basic jewelry-making techniques. Once you've tried a few of these, you'll be ready to take on the rest of our Top 100 DIY Jewelry Patterns!
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Macrame Bracelet Patterns
Everybody loves an easy breezy macrame bracelet patterns! These are some of our very best macrame bracelet patterns, perfect for summertime, or anytime! Macrame bracelets are also great for beginners because they don't require any tools and only use simple knotting techniques. Wear them stacked on your wrist for a fun, eclectic effect!
Chainmaille Jewelry Patterns
Chainmaille patterns have come a long way since the days of Medieval soldiers. These popular chainmaille jewelry projects will show you the softer, prettier side of chainmaille. Storm the fashion battlefield with some fierce yet feminine chainmaille jewelry patterns!
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Wrap Bracelet Tutorials
Get wrapped up in making wrap bracelets with these trendy jewelry tutorials. Wrap bracelets have been all the rage all year long, and there's no sign that this fabulous fad is leaving the DIY jewelry scene anytime soon. These bead bracelet patterns are all about creating a layered look with one simple accessory, so don't be afraid to load up your wrists!
Clay Jewelry Projects
Clay projects are some of the most versatile of all. The chameleon of jewelry making mediums, clay can be used to create almost any shape or style of jewelry and can even mimic other techniques. Get your hands on some clay and get creative! There's no limit when it comes to clay jewelry, and these projects are just the beginning.
Ready to throw it back old school? Check out some of these 2014 projects, they are some truly timeless projects for you to fall in love with! Top 100 DIY Jewelry Projects of 2014: How to Make Earrings, Bracelets, and More
Recycled Jewelry Projects
No money for new beads? No problem! Reduce, reuse, and make recycled jewelry with these "green" jewelry crafts. Your next DIY jewelry project could be sitting in your recycling bin right now! Fabulous jewelry doesn't have to cost a fortune, and these free jewelry patterns will show you how to turn the materials you already have at home into amazing new accessories.
Wire Jewelry Tutorials
Whether playing a behind-the-scenes role or starring in the show, wire is an essential material in so many DIY jewelry projects. It can be structural or soft, as these wire jewelry tutorials below will show you, and can create such a variety of designs. Get wrapped up in wirework with these show-stopping wire jewelry projects!
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Bead Weaving Patterns
Bead weaving patterns are some of our most popular tutorials of all, so these jewelry projects are the best of the best! From peyote stitch patterns to right angle weave, and everything in between, these projects cover it all. Get ready to stitch up a storm with our very best bead weaving patterns!
Easy Bead Bracelet Patterns
A simple beaded bracelet project never fails to delight our readers. We could feature all bead bracelet patterns all the time, and they would love it! These bracelet tutorials are mostly very simple strung projects, but they are gorgeous nonetheless. They're so easy, you'll want to make them all!
Bead Necklace Patterns
A stunning bead necklace is a no-fail way to add some pop to any outfit. All of these amazing necklaces are sure to amp up your ensemble. Learn how to make necklaces of all styles, techniques, and designs with these fabulous jewelry patterns. These are some of our most standout DIY jewelry projects on the site!
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