What is the best type of string to use to make masks and regular kandi bracelets ?!?!?!

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Feb 24, 2017 9:48 am

Fishing line for masks and you can use ribbon to tie it like a drs mask. For single bracelets or cuffs, I used to use clear stretch cord but it is pricey for how much comes on a roll. Now I use this elastic cord I get off of consumercrafts.com. The cord is a lot stronger than the clear cord you usually see. This site is pretty awesome, I get a lot of my beads here too. This is a link to the cord: https://www.consumercrafts.com/store/details/catal... It comes in pretty big rolls of either black, red and purple.

Feb 21, 2017 8:35 pm

Braclets - I use .8mm Clear Stretch Cord

Mask- I use .5mm Clear Stretch Cord or Elymers Elastic Cord

Get it all at Walmart. I find stretch magic to be expensive

Feb 19, 2017 6:32 pm

Elastic cord if it needs to stretch or use fishing line if it does not need to stretch.

Feb 16, 2017 3:08 am

@emuir: hey there

Dec 31, 2016 9:07 pm
happy
Dec 31, 2016 9:07 pm

Hi how your day

@potter_head483:
Dec 31, 2016 9:06 pm

no!wink

Dec 31, 2016 12:14 am

Depends on what it is. For a regular single or necklace you can use stretchy string. For harder things like cuffs, masks, etc. you can use elastic cord.

Dec 29, 2016 12:41 am

Normal kandi stretch magic is life! I've used alot of different types and stretch magic takes the most damage without snapping. as with straps for the masks I have made cheer



@kevaramic: yes fishing line love!!!!! saw a mask made from stretchy string...snapped and the mask was lost...but gotta have strong fishing line my Ol man got me some 6lb line (my choice not knowing)...went to tie a knot the line snapped....sucks cause it's 700 yrd I can use

  • RzyPzy
Dec 26, 2016 4:37 am

http://www.ssww.com/item/white-elastic-cord-medium...

best cord to use for cuffs. stretch magic works well, but the problem is that over time, the plastic can get really stretched out and snap. i stopped using stretch magic for everything but singles. hope this helps!