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Recycling ideas: Sweashirt Necklace, Sweatshirt Headband tutorial

Beading and knotting, Green crafts, Jewelry making, Recycle  |  September 22nd 2011  |  0 Comment

DIY Leftovers: Sweashirt Necklace, Sweatshirt Headband

…As promised!

Two quick DIY’s using the leftovers from the Sweatshirt Blazer. More specifically, the collar and the bottom portion…

…become a necklace and a (warm!) headband.


COLLAR NECKLACE:

Trim excess fabric along the seam with a good pair of scissors. Trim down either side of the collar to your desired length. Take some sew on gems – or buttons, or beads, or a combination of everything – and sew/hot glue them to the collar. Measure two long pieces of silk or grosgrain ribbon, sew/hot glue each piece onto either side.

SWEATSHIRT HEADBAND:

Trim excess fabric along the seam, trim the entire piece so that it’s short enough to fit around your head. Make sure to leave about an inch or so for sewing or gluing. Attach the ends together. Take a piece of scrap fabric, tie a bow, trim it down if needed, then sew or glue on.

jewelry making

 Source: studs-and-pearls.com