Using a standard paperclip, unbend at all the angles to create this triangular shape. Once you’ve got the triangular shape, you need to glue the ends together. Use a fast drying epoxy or hot glue.

Step 1: Wrapping the Wire

Next you can start winding your cotton thread around the wire. I started out using hot glue, then I tried Liquid Stitch and liked it way more. It’s a permanent, clear drying adhesive that didn’t cause any bumps of dried hot glue along the way.

Fig 1: Winding the string around // Fig 2: Starting to wrap the string around the earring, secured with Liquid Stitch
<p>Awesome idea. I made these as a gift for my mother!</p>
wow thats a really great idea! i tried it and it worked out great!
love this idea!
I love these!

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