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Crafty jewelry: Jewelry From Sewing Supplies tutorial

Jewelry making  |  September 8th 2011  |  0 Comment

I love jewelry! And here’s why – because no matter how I’m feeling, no matter how my hair looks, or how I feel about my body or clothes, jewelry always looks good. A cute necklace or fun earrings just puts a smile on my face. And while I’m not lacking for jewelry, making something fun and new has a way of perking me up. So the other day when I was in a bit of a funk, I spent some quality time with my jewelry making supplies.

I had purchased a grab bag of sewing supplies at the thrift store so I dug this out to see what I could re-purpose. I found these floral embroidery patches:


Crafty jewelry: Jewelry From Sewing Supplies tutorial

Jewelry making

I added a few jump rings to attach them together:


then used eye pins (these guys if you’re not familiar, available at most craft stores) to add some beading and chain. Simple as that!

There were also bunches of buttons in my grab bag including these tiny delicate pink bows:


I put a couple of jump rings through the button shank and attached some chain like so:

I kind of like the delicate simplicity of this one – and if you’ve ever seen Jo-ann’s button section, you know that the possibilities for this idea are pretty much endless.

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