Time Required :
About an hour
Intermediate
Intermediate
You're somewhat experienced with the skills necessary to complete this project, but you haven't mastered all the elements, yet.

boho fringe beaded bag

Use wood beads to accent your Boho Fringe Beaded Bag. Bring other boho elements in, such as a macramé feather to add additional flair.
Step 1

String wood beads onto fringe pieces of your bag and tie an overhand knot in the fringe.
TIP: Mix natural, red and/or turquoise wood bead for your boho look.

Step 2

To make the beaded strand across the top, measure and cut one 72" [183 cm] and one 24" [61 cm] lengths of turquoise cord.
TIP: Adjust length as needed for your tote. The one in the featured project is about 13" [33 cm] wide.

Step 3

Tie one end of your 24" [61 cm] cord to the handle or metal brackets one side of your tote. This will be your base, middle cords.

Step 4

Align the 72" [183 cm] cord evenly and then find the middle by folding it in half; tie it onto the base cord at the middle. Slide up to the top.
TIP: The cord on the left side will be (A) and the cord on the right side will be (B).

Step 5

Bring the A cord up and place cross the middle cord horizontally in front and over the B cord, making a loop on the right side of the middle cord.

Step 6

Now, take the ends of the B cord across the middle cord and through the loop on the right side. You now have a shape resembling the infinity sign. Grasp the ends of both sides and tighten the knot over the middle cord. The knot will work up to the top.
TIP: Your A cord are now on the right and B cord are now on the left.

Step 7

Thread a wood bead onto the base cord and slide up so it is right under the last square knot.

Step 8

Repeat Steps 5-7 until you reach the length needed to fit across your tote.

Step 9

Tie the end to the handle or metal brackets on the other side. Trim excess cord.

Step 10

Click here to learn how to make the feather attachment. Make your feather on a snap hook so it can easily be attached (and/or unattached) to your tote.

Step 11

String glass and wood beads onto a cord and tie to the snap hook with your feather. Attach to the handle or metal brackets on one side of your tote.

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