What happens when your favorite jeans rip where the sun doesn't shine? You make some accessories out of them to wear with your next pair, right? Denim pants are such a wardrobe staple that it's hard to go wrong with a denim accessory to match.

I make different types of denim earrings but I find that people seem to be more drawn to this design, so I thought it would be the perfect one to introduce here as I also find it to be quite simple to make.

If you like the tutorial please vote for it in the Earring Challenge!

Feel free to comment below to let me know what you think, and if you have any questions and/or suggestions.

Step 1: Materials

No fancy tools or materials needed here:

-piece of denim (will need to cut 2 pieces roughly 6"x2" each)


-pliers (or other appropriate tool for working with jewelry findings)

-needle and thread of preferred color

-watered down white glue + brush

-jump rings (4)

-fish hook earring findings (2)

-pencil crayon or something else for marking the fabric (optional)

<p>awesome! i tried to make it and i failed. oh well! u should enter it in a comp!</p>
<p>that is so cool</p>
<p>Great project to make use of old jeans or even leftover denim, however proper procedure for jump rings is never to open them by pulling the ends apart as shown in step 8, then ends should be moved sideways away from each other until you have enough space to make the connection. Pulling the ends apart weakens the ring severely.</p>
<p>I made some changes. Thanks so much for pointing that out!</p>
looks very good, also took a look at your Etsy shop, lots more awesome stuff.<br><br>Thanks.
<p>Very cute! You could sew them up with gold color thread so it looks like Levis!</p>

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