DIY: How to make Choo Choo Train Bracelet Chain Maille Tutorial

Choo-choo!!! We are going to learn chain maille today!

 

Choo Choo Train Chain Maille Bracelet & Earrings tutorial!

This tutorial is based on variation from European 1 in 4 technique to create an elegantly simple bracelet. Using the same technique you can also create earrings.
Let’s learning the pattern!
Take a 10mm ring and a bead appropriate for the dimension of the jump ring. String in a bead into the jump ring. Make 2 sets of jump rings with beads.

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Take 2 x 3mm jump rings and link the rings with beads.

 

Now fold the second jump ring with a bead backward to create the start of the centipede pattern chain. You notice the beads are now facing the same direction.

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Prepare another jump ring with a bead and link with 2 x 3mm.

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Fold again.
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That’s it! :) Simply repeat the same pattern until you reach your desired length.
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For making a bracelet, attach a clasp on one end and link another jump ring on the other end.

Voila! Mix and match using different materials and colors of jump rings as
well as beads to come up with many beautiful variations. Easy, simple and fun jewelry making tutorial!

 

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A tutorial in PDF copy for the Choo Choo Train Chain Maille Bracelet with more images and detailed instructions is available at DiyLessons.org

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Choo Choo Train Chain Maille Bracelet Tutorial is also included on DIY Beading Club Lesson Plan Issue 5, along with 4 other jewelry making tutorials for wirework, beading and chain maille.

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4 thoughts on “DIY: How to make Choo Choo Train Bracelet Chain Maille Tutorial

  1. I rally like many of your chain Maille lessons, but I can’t make them. They don’t give you a specific jump ring size which is
    sp necessary for making the pattern. How do I find out the sizes for some of your patterns?

  2. Pingback: 4 DIY Tutorials for Inspiring Chain Maille Jewelry | Brandywine Jewelry Supply Blog

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