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When I was 13 I was never seen without embroidery floss safety pinned to my jeans in the process of making a bracelet. My mom actually asked my doctor if wearing bracelets from my wrist to my elbow would stunt the growth in my arm. She swore my right wrist was smaller then my left. I was actually kind of sad when silly bandz came out that they didn’t exist when I was a kid. I had to stop myself from piling them on and reverting back to my childhood. But the new trend seems much more age appropriate for me at 33 and I’m not only wearing them again (not quite to my elbow) but I’ve started making them again too. I made them for all the bridesmaids and groomsmen for a recent wedding I was in this summer and I carry them around with me so anytime someone compliments me on one I’m wearing I can pull several out and let them pick which one they want. I was on a flight to Las Vegas this summer working on a bracelet and the guy next to…

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  • Joined September 20, 2011

Favorite materials

embroidery floss, paracord, chain, hex nuts, washers, leather

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When I was 13 I was never seen without embroidery floss safety pinned to my jeans in the process of making a bracelet. My mom actually asked my doctor if wearing bracelets from my wrist to my elbow would stunt the growth in my arm. She swore my right wrist was smaller then my left. I was actually kind of sad when silly bandz came out that they didn’t exist when I was a kid. I had to stop myself from piling them on and reverting back to my childhood. But the new trend seems much more age appropriate for me at 33 and I’m not only wearing them again (not quite to my elbow) but I’ve started making them again too. I made them for all the bridesmaids and groomsmen for a recent wedding I was in this summer and I carry them around with me so anytime someone compliments me on one I’m wearing I can pull several out and let them pick which one they want. I was on a flight to Las Vegas this summer working on a bracelet and the guy next to me asked “are you making a friendship bracelet?" and asked me how much I charged. I've gotten so many requests for them that I decided to open this shop. Hope you like them too!

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