5 Cool DIY Watch Straps You Will Love

DIY Watch Straps

5 DIY Watch Straps

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

DIY Watch band

This homemade watch band is super customizable and definitely stylish.

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

Leather DIY watch strap

For a more sophisticated, classic look, try out this DIY leather watch band.

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

Homemade watch bands

This wrap around leather watch strap is a neat one. It’s definitely unique, and you can wear it several different ways, which is super fun!

YOU WILL NEED:

  • An old watch with a boring old strap
  • A piece of leather at least 20β€³ long and as wide as your watch strap (mine was 1/2β€³)
  • 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

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4.  Knotted Watch Band

Knotted DIY watch band

For a simple, modern look, try out this knotted DIY watch band.

YOU WILL NEED:

  • Embroidery floss (in 2 different colors)
  • Watch
  • Tape
  • Scissors

The walkthrough for this DIY is no longer available, but we encourage you to try to do it on your own without instructions! Let us know how it goes!

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5.  Lace, Pearl and Rhinestone Watch

DIY watch strap

If you want some flashy bling on your wrist, this DIY watch strap will be the perfect one for you.

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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If you end up making your own homemade watch band, comment below and let us know how it turned out πŸ™‚

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Types: Crafts, Adult, Teen
Categories: Clothing

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