How To Make a Wood Bead Key Chain

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ITEM # 52916631P13

How To Make a Wood Bead Key Chain

By JOANN

ITEM # 52916631P13

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SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
  • 1 pkg 20 mm wood beads
  • 1 pkg 25 mm wood beads
  • Navy Blue Rit Liquid Dye
  • Evening Blue Rit Liquid Dye
  • Jute twine
  • Air-dry clay
  • Clay roller
  • Wood skewer
  • Cookie cutter
  • Rubber letter stamps
  • Keyring
  • Scissors
  • Paper towels

DIRECTIONS:
  1. Roll out clay to about 1/4" thick. Cut shape out of clay using a cookie cutter or wood skewer. Stamp initials into clay using rubber stamps. Poke a hole for stringing at the top of the clay shape. Set clay aside to dry according to the directions on the package.
  2. Separate beads to dye, and beads to leave natural.
  3. To dye beads, mix 1/2 cup of dye with 2 cups very hot water in a disposable container. Add beads to dye and stir for about 5 minutes or until desired color is reached. Beads will lighten as they dry. Quickly rinse beads under cool water and than spread onto paper towels to dry.
  4. Cut 2 pieces of twine 10" long. Tie in a double knot around the key ring.
  5. Once beads and clay have dried, string onto twine using photo as a guide. Knot ends of twine securely, then trim to about 3/4" long.

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SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
DIRECTIONS:
  1. Roll out clay to about 1/4" thick. Cut shape out of clay using a cookie cutter or wood skewer. Stamp initials into clay using rubber stamps. Poke a hole for stringing at the top of the clay shape. Set clay aside to dry according to the directions on the package.
  2. Separate beads to dye, and beads to leave natural.
  3. To dye beads, mix 1/2 cup of dye with 2 cups very hot water in a disposable container. Add beads to dye and stir for about 5 minutes or until desired color is reached. Beads will lighten as they dry. Quickly rinse beads under cool water and than spread onto paper towels to dry.
  4. Cut 2 pieces of twine 10" long. Tie in a double knot around the key ring.
  5. Once beads and clay have dried, string onto twine using photo as a guide. Knot ends of twine securely, then trim to about 3/4" long.