How to Make Beaded Keychains: 30 Tutorials with Patterns
If you like to bead, you would love making these awesome beaded keychains. We have here detailed tutorials with diagrams linked to the headings of the images given below. They help you create attractive keychains that can be identified easily in a big bag when you have your hands full of stuff and can’t find the keys to your apartment.
For this project, you need to cut a length of cord or ribbon, fold it in half and pass it through a jump ring. String matching beads on both sides and tie it off with a double knot. Letter beads enable you to write your name on your keychains.
Split rings, Imitation leather jewelry cord, craft paint, assorted wood and plastic beads and suede tassels go into the making of these attractive keychains.
This dolphin pattern employs weaving a string around pony beads. Kids would love to make this and show it off to their friends.
This Peppa Pig pattern is made out of Perler beads. You can download a pattern of the animation, insert the beads on a board according to the pattern and iron over them so that they melt and fuse together.
Though this one looks like a gift, you can get rid of the ribbon loops on top to make the pattern resemble a flag. The detailed instructions for making a US flag can be read by clicking on the link above.
This dragonfly key ring is made with blue and green beads and looks attractive. The tutorial comes with diagrams for better visualization of the pattern.
This project suits teens as well as adults. A ring can be attached to the tail of the lizard to transform it into a zipper pull or keychain.
If you are a fan of the Native American culture and beadwork, you would love to bead this keychain. It involves the famed Peyote stitch.
Keep your kids engaged in summertime with this patriotic craft. You can do it in the run-up to 4th of July.
This wooden bead keychain is Scandinavian-inspired. You can play with different colors on them to create a design you love.
The smiling faces on the beads, stars and mushroom beads would endear this beaded keychain to little ones. Do up the keychain with bright colors of beads to up the chic factor.
Alphabet beads help you in personalizing and identifying your keychain among others in a large key holder board.
Though the above-linked article guides you in making a Hama bead owl, you can use the same technique in creating a beaded rainbow keychain.
This keychain is made with colored beads wrapped with wire around a cross made with nails. You can fix a jump ring at the top to make it act as a keychain.
This beautiful beaded heart pendant would be the perfect gift or accessory for Valentine’s Day. Make it into a keychain by attaching a key ring to the top of the structure.
The DIYs given here have used a variety of beads such as clay, plastic, seed, wood, etc. Apart from the loom, cross and Native American ones, all the keychains are kid-friendly. We are sure you’ll have a whale of a time completing these projects. Do share with us how they turned out.
Published on July 3rd 2018 by Peyton Derrida