5 Cool DIY Watch Straps

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Broken watch strap?  No worries!  Replace it with your very own DIY watch strap.  Here are some watch strap ideas that are pretty cool and trendy!

1.  Watch Wrap Bracelets

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YOU WILL NEED:

watches

cord ends

jump rings

clasps

old beaded necklace

embroidery floss

ribbon

leather cord

needle nose pliers

sewing machine (for the ribbon one)

MAKE THIS PROJECT!

2.  LEATHER WATCHSTRAP

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YOU WILL NEED:

3–5 oz. weight leather

heavy waxed thread

leather punch #00

leather sewing needles

rotary knife

ruler

end punches or scissors

MAKE THIS PROJECT!

3.  WRAP AROUND LEATHER WATCH STRAP

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YOU WILL NEED:

An old watch with a boring old strap

A piece of leather at least 20″ long and as wide as your watch strap (mine was 1/2″)

Snaps (you can either use the ones you hammer in place (cheaper) or use the special pliers for the job that you can get at fabric stores

MAKE THIS PROJECT!

4.  KNOTTED WATCH BAND

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YOU WILL NEED:

Embroidery floss (in 2 different colors)

Watch

Tape

Scissors

MAKE THIS PROJECT!

5.  Lace, Pearl and Rhinestone Watch

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YOU WILL NEED:

ribbon bar watch face (mine is from Hobby Lobby)

rhinestone and/or pearl chain

lace

white embroidery floss

embroidery needle

ribbon end findings

clasp

MAKE THIS PROJECT!

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