Learn step by step how to make loom bands spiral badge.
A badge is a device or accessory, often containing the insignia of an
organization, which is presented or displayed to indicate some feat of service,
a special accomplishment, a symbol of authority granted by taking an oath
(e.g., police and fire), a sign of legitimate employment or student status, or
as a simple means of identification. They are also used in advertising, publicity,
and for branding purposes. Police badges date back to Medieval Times when knights
wore a coat of arms representing their allegiances and loyalty.But for this project
you don’t need to be an army man or police officer just follow simple steps and make
your own badge
So, get involved in the craze that’s sweeping the nation! Loads of amazing
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For making loom bands spiral badge project you’ll need:
- 1 black band
- 3 green bands
- 4 blue bands
- 4 purple bands
- 4 pink bands
- 4 red bands
- 4 orange bands
- 4 yellow bands
- 1 badge pin
Setting up your loom to make loom bands spiral badge!
Set up your loom in the STAGGERED configuration, making sure the arrow is
acing away from you, then place the bands in the order shown in the diagram.
Turn your loom so the arrow is facing towards you.You’re going to be hooking and looping the bands in reverse order to how they were placed, so, putting your hook inside yellow band 28, push it back, catch the top catch the bottom pair of bands and loop them diagonally.
Put your hook inside the peg you just looped to, catch the bottom pair of bands and loop them diagonally to the left-hand side.
Continue hooking and looping the remaining 11 pairs of bands, make sure you always hook from inside the other bands and only catch the bottom pair of bands in your hook each time.
Now, put your hook in the band you just looped to, catch thc bottom black band and loop it diagonally to the central row.
Catch the bottom band end from last peg and pull it up through itself to create a slipknot, before pulling all your bands off the loom.
It’s now time to spiral! Start by lil threading the black slipknot through the yellow end.
Keep rolling the chain into a spiral
Wrap the black band once around the complete spiral.
To finish off, weave your badge pin through the central bands and slide the black band to the back of the badge l0 secure. Gtoovy!